AutoCAD 2D

A comprehensive, audio visual educational program for the 2D AutoCAD User.

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AutoCAD 2D Online Training

AutoCAD Online new productThis online training product teaches 2D AutoCAD skills through easy to use, step-by-step worksessions with full movie-based animation.

It’s designed for anyone wishing to learn AutoCAD in a self-paced, structured session format.

Also appropriate for students learning CAD for the first time in a classroom setting, whether at school, college, university or any educational institution.

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Also available in these formats :

Instant downloadable format

eLearning format for Schools, Colleges & Universities

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The Easiest Way to Learn 2D Computer-Aided Design with AutoCAD

Learning the Basics


All you’ll ever need to know about the AutoCAD tools used to construct ALL 2-dimensional drawings, including architectural tools.

Tools discussed and demonstrated during this course include :

  •  Starting and setting up a new drawing | creating and saving a drawing template.
  • The Graphical User Interface | controlling and personalizing the appearance of your interface.
  • Graphical Information | Using the various Information Palettes.
  • Drawing Aids | Using Layers, Grids and Snap Modes for precision input and drawing control.
  • Sketch Tools | All the tools you need to create your sketch geometry including Line & Radial Geometry, Curved Lines & Curves and Constraints.
  • Object Handling | Selecting, manipulating, duplicating and modifying sketch objects.
  • Spatial Information | Coordinate drawing input and Measurement Information.
  • Annotation | Dimensions, Leader Arrows, Tolerances, Surface Roughness, Hatching and Text input.
  • Formatted & External Objects | Includes Groups, Blocks and Libraries. Also instructs on using Externally Referenced Objects.
  • Drawing Layout | Understanding Model & Paper Space layouts, creating & inserting variable scaled viewports & printing.
  • Architectural Tools | Interior & Exterior Walls, Door and Window Tools, Drawing a Roof.

After learning the basic tools, now proceed to 10 self-paced Worksessions which contain all the tasks learned in the AutoCAD tools section. Each contains a video animation showing each task from start-to-completion.

Over 100 videos are provided in the 10 sessions to demonstrate the activities being presented. Each session begins with a task worksheet with specific instructions about the session. All sessions are single session, from start to finish, which means drawings can easily be completed in the recommended time-frame. Projects and practical sessions are also included so you can build your own projects from scratch.

What’s Included?

  • Introduction and AutoCAD Basics to put you on the fast-track for learning AutoCAD
  • 10 training sessions and over 100 task-specific videos
  • Session previews and summaries for a concise review of progress
  • Rapid Reference Index for quick location of specific topics
  • Audio Assist is provided for hearing impaired users, or for PC’s on which there is no audio equipment.

How it’s delivered:

  • A new browser based (HTML) electronic version of the workbook that’s easy to navigate, links to relevant videos, and allows you to save pages to ‘favorites’. You can even right click to look up terms in Google Dictionary, or use Google Translate to translate phrases or entire pages into your own language.
  • Each Worksession is fully animated and contains step-by-step instructions to guide you through each session.
  • Fully indexed and cross-referenced 580 page PDF version of the workbook.
  • Also available as an online course.
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  • Pentium IV Processor
  • Internet Browser Fire Fox or Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP 512 MB RAM, Microsoft Windows Vista®, Windows 7 & Windows 8
  • 300 MB Free Hard Drive Space, 64 MB of Swap Space
  • Super VGA (1024 x 768) display
  • High Color (16 bit) graphics card
  • DVD drive
  • AutoCAD 2011 or higher.
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R750.00 South Africa & Africa region | Online & downloadable format only.


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Educational Institutions

Computers room at the university or college library

Schools, FET Colleges & Universities

Tri-CAD exclusively provides full software site-licensing to schools, colleges and universities for the following products :



  • The latest TurboCAD Professional application software
  • TurboCAD 2D Educational Program
  • TurboCAD 3D Educational Program
  • Free access to online Assessments, Student Reports & Certification.
  • Free access to Online Learning & Educator Development programs
  • Free access to Online Learning for ALL at-school students.
  • All educational content available in downloadable format for offline/online usage
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Free online AutoCAD course & Assessment offer

LabelIn addition to the above, Schools, Colleges & Universities who sign on for our TurboCAD software & online training programs now have FREE access to the equivalent online training and assessment using AutoCAD.





Free online AutoCAD 2D Training Course & Assessments


  • Provide your students with a wider range of CAD software & learning options.
  • Do the same online course in TurboCAD AND AutoCAD, with the AutoCAD course being completely free of charge to participating institutions.
  • All sessions and assessments in AutoCAD & TurboCAD are equivalent, using the latest CAD software.
  • Please note | AutoCAD application software not included.
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 Participate in our free Educator Development Programs



  • Participate in our Educator Development programs when your school is signed in to our Online Learning system.
  • Submit 4 projects per year to qualify for our Continuing Educator Development training & certification programs.
  • Completely free of charge providing your school is signed in to our Online Learning system.



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IMSI Logo  IMSI/Design’s Educational Program

IMSI/Design is dedicated to championing the growth and improvement of technology in education. In addition to creating software and support materials that build a solid learning foundation for students of all ages the goal of the IMSI/Design Education Program is to provide students and faculty with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge necessary for success in their professions, curriculums, and for their growth as life-long learners.

IMSI/Design is a leading developer of  CAD and precision design software. We publish innovative design tools that inspire students of all ages to learn, brainstorm, plan, innovate, and create. With our products in use in schools and universities worldwide, our award-winning software is revolutionizing learning in education—inspiring students to develop strong thinking and organizational skills to improve their academic performance.