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AutoCAD Basics (2D & 3D)


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    06 Mar 2023 to 10 Mar 2023
    27 Mar 2023 to 31 Mar 2023
    24 Apr 2023 to 31 May 2023
    25 Apr 2023 to 01 Jun 2023
    12 Jun 2023 to 16 Jun 2023
  • Registration Period:

    09 Jan 2023 to 01 Feb 2023
    09 Jan 2023 to 01 Feb 2023
    09 Jan 2023 to 01 Feb 2023
    01 Feb 2023 to 10 Mar 2023
    01 Apr 2023 to 01 May 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:30 PM,
    36 hours
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software developed by the company Autodesk (hence the name AutoCAD). It allows you to draw and edit digital 2D and 3D designs more quickly and easily than you could by manual drawing.  It allows a user to conceptualize ideas, product designs and drawings to the required level of technical accuracy.

AutoCAD Basics and Intermediate

Course Objective

Upon completing the course, participants will acquire the essential knowledge & core skills in the area of drafting & design.  Participants will appreciate the simplistic and yet efficient use of AutoCAD.

Mode of Assessment

Practical Test

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

• Understanding the AutoCAD 2020 workspace and user interface.
• Using drawing, editing, constructing technique and viewing tools.
• Organizing and getting information from drawing objects.
• Inserting reusable symbols (blocks).
• Setting up layers, styles, and templates
• Preparing a layout to be plotted.
• Adding text, hatching, and dimensions.
• 3D viewing techniques and working with User Coordinate system
• Creating and editing 3D solid model
• Rendering the 3D model to enhance its appearance
• Generating 2D drawings from the 3D Model.

Minimum Requirements


Certification / Accreditation

This course is conducted by the School of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, an authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

Autodesk Certificate of Completion (E-Certificate) will be awarded to participants who meet the course requirement.

AutoCAD Cert Sample

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Draughtsman, Designer, technician, engineer and others who are keen to learn and apply the basics of 2D and 3D modelling.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $680.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $612.00 $16.32 $84.32
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $476.00 $16.32 $220.32
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $476.00 $16.32 $220.32
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $612.00 $16.32 $84.32
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $54.40 $734.40

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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