Author: Ideate Inc., Press Release

Ideate, Inc. Launches Online AutoCAD Beyond the Basics Course


San Francisco, CA, October 3, 2017Ideate, Inc., an Autodesk Platinum Value Added Reseller, announced today that it has expanded its live, instructor–led, virtual training courses to include AutoCAD Beyond the Basics. This class is modeled after Ideate’s popular classroom course; it builds on core concepts taught in AutoCAD Fundamentals by introducing more sophisticated tools and techniques.

“Many designers, drafters, modelers, and engineers need to know more than the basic drawing and editing functions of AutoCAD, so they can work efficiently and distinguish themselves from others,” said Jennifer Anderson, training manager, Ideate, Inc. “By offering this class online, we give our customers the flexibility to choose the method of training that best meets their needs.”

Just like Ideate’s classroom course, this online class uses quality material and provides an interactive experience. “Our Autodesk Certified Instructors bring extensive industry and teaching experience, enabling them to share examples and answer students’ questions throughout the class,” said Ms. Anderson.

Topics covered in Ideate’s AutoCAD Beyond the Basics course include:

  1. Working Effectively with AutoCAD
  2. Accurate Positioning
  3. Advanced Layout Tools
  4. Parametric Drawings
  5. Working with Blocks
  6. Annotation Styles
  7. Creating Templates
  8. External References

The first session of this course will run from November 1-3, 2017. It will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time each day. For additional information, contact [email protected].



About Ideate, Inc.

Ideate, Inc. is a leading Autodesk Authorized Developer with 25+ years of experience in software development and specific focus on Building Information Modeling (BIM). As an Autodesk solutions provider, Ideate has offered quality software, training, support, and custom consulting services to the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries since 1992. Headquartered in San Francisco, California and operating Autodesk Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) in California, Oregon, and Washington, Ideate is recognized as an Autodesk Platinum Partner for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction, Autodesk’s highest level of authorization.

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