AutoCAD Advanced 2D - Online

Course code MEM40412
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Course lengthPart time: 20 weeks
Campus Off Campus
Study mode Online
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This online skill set is designed for studentswho have some 2D experience (in topics including 2D Fundamentals) to learn thelatest techniques on AutoCAD 2016. In a simple step-by-step process, usingvideo tutorials, you will produce basic to advanced drawings in 2D, which utilises thelatest features, commands and techniques.

    After completing the course, you will have an in-depthknowledge and developed skills that will enable you to work autonomously andproductively with AutoCAD.

    You will receive support from experienced trainers andover nine hours of in-depth video tutorials. After enrolling with Holmesglen,you are eligible to download a free 3 year student full-trial version ofAutoCAD 2016 and the latest industry software from the Autodesk communitywebsite.

    Topics include:

    • Inserting and creating blocks 
    • Xrefs
    • Tables
    • Annotative text
    • Scaling and dimensioning in multiple viewports
    • Multiple layouts
    • Advanced 2D drawings
    • Multi lines and the design centre
    • Analysing geometry (areas, perimeters, volumes, etc) 
    • Tolerancing

  • Course Structure


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


    MEM30032AProduce basic engineering drawings
  • 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.


    There no formal pre-requisites for this program, however it is recommended you complete AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals prior to commencing this course.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After successfully completing this course, you are eligible to receive the nationally endorsed statement of attainment.


    Upon completion, students can continue studying with 3D Modeling

    Units go towards qualification MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting.

    Career Opportunities

    After successfully completing this course, you will have 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 Drafting - AutoCAD

    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