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AutoCAD 2D - Intermediate


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    21 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This is a continuation of our AutoCAD 2018 Basics (2D and 3D). It provides the skill sets to use the software proficiently and to enhance workplace standardization and productivity in work output.

AutoCAD Basics and Intermediate

Course Objective

The AutoCAD 2D – Intermediate covered the methodology (workflow processes) in using the software. It is thus developed for the practitioner or user with basic knowledge of AutoCAD to improve their competency level in the use of the software.
This course focuses on the features that enhance and speed up workflow processes. It is different from the basic as that caters to users who do not have a basic idea on how to use AutoCAD for its core functionality of creating a simple drawing and model.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Apply intermediate1 AutoCAD drafting tools and workflows to create accurate drawings faster and improve company standardization.
2. Customise (without programming) the user interface to standardise drawings output according to company preferences.

1The topics covered are not taught in a Basic AutoCAD Course as it required only the basic skills in using the software for drafting. The topics covered are classified as intermediate for Autodesk as it involves workflow/process skills to use the software efficiently to meet company standard.
a. Customisation 
b. Creating Tool Palettes and template
c. Using Express tools
d. Blocks with attributes
e. Creating and editing tables 
f. Parametric drawings
g. Dynamic blocks
h. Using Annotation Scaling
i. Working with X ref.

Topics to be covered

1. Creating, Editing, Organising and Reusing Data to work efficiently.
a. Simple customisation and user interface.
b. Creating and using tool palettes.
c. Creating and using Template.
d. Using Express tool and drafting techniques to enhance productivity.
e. Using Group and Blocks with Attributes.
f. Creating and Editing Tables

2. Making “Smart” Drawing
a. Creating Parametric Drawings with constraints.
b. Creating and using Dynamic Blocks.

3. Working with Layouts and Plotting
a. Using annotative Dimensioning.
b. Using annotative objects.

4. Working with External Sources
a. Working with X-Reference
b. Working with Raster Image
c. Working with PDF Files

Minimum Requirements

Participants who have experience in using AutoCAD

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 assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Technician/Coordinator/Assistant Engineer/Engineer/Supervisor

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $750.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $675.00 $18.00 $93.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $525.00 $18.00 $243.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $525.00 $18.00 $243.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $675.00 $18.00 $93.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $60.00 $810.00

*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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