AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals - Online

Course code MEM40105
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Course lengthPart time: 16 weeks
Campus Off Campus
Study mode Online
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This online skill set program is designed to provide students who have minimal or no experience the opportunity to learn the latest techniques on AutoCAD 2016. In a simple step-by-step process, by using video tutorials, you will produce basic to intermediate drawings in 2D, which utilise the latest features, commands and techniques.

    After completing the course, students will have an in-depth knowledge and developed skills enabling them to work autonomously and productively with AutoCAD.

    Students will receive support from experienced trainers and over seven hours of in-depth video tutorials. After enrolling with Holmesglen, students are eligible to download a free three year student full trial version of AutoCAD 2016 and the latest industry software from the Autodesk community website.

     Topics include:

    • Overview and customising user interface
    • Work spaces and toolbars
    • Drawing and modifying commands
    • Layers
    • Basic 2D Drawings
    • Grips
    • Orthogonal projection
    • Printing
    • Model and paper space
    • Paper space scaling

  • Course Structure


    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests and practical application projects.


    MEM16008AInteract with computing technology
    MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

    Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.


  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successful completion of this course, you are eligible to receive the nationally endorsed statement of attainment.


    Upon completion students can continue studying with Advanced 2D and 3D Modeling

    Units go towards qualification MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering.

    Career Opportunities

    Successful completion of this program will give you the necessary skills to use AutoCAD in a drafting environment.

  • Dates


    Approximately 4 hours per week

  • How to Apply


    When applying online through our Holmesglen Self-Service page; for Application Type select Building and Construction, and for Program of Study, please choose:

    Certificate IV in Engineering

    Apply online now

    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Electrical & Engineering Department
    03 9209 5690


    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

    Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.

  • Fees

    Program Fees


    Fees data is currently unavailable for this program. Please contact the department for current fees for this program.

    Electrical & Engineering Department
    03 9209 5690