Training Courses For Draftsight

Draftsight training

DraftSight is a free alternative to AutoCAD. It can do almost as much as AutoCAD, without the 3D. It can be used to create and edit 2D CAD drawings in .dwg (AutoCAD) format so is a good alternative for smaller businesses. As standard we offer an introductory course for Draftsight, however for intermediate or advanced training please enquire.

All Draftsight training courses are instructor-led at your site or scheduled (contact us for more information) and include PC Hire, course notes and exercises PLUS six months' post-course support. All courses can be customised to your needs at no extra cost.

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Introductory course

Learn how to create and modify drawings in the comfort of your own work place on site. Create major elements that make up all drawings. Use keyboard shortcuts and commands to speed up drawing production. Create repetitive symbols that can be used in any drawing. Use precision to create perfectly accurate drawings. Learn how to see exactly the areas of the drawings you need. Learn the skills needed to separate elements to be viewed. Measure and show element sizes. Lay out and print drawings with perfect scaling.

Course contents

  • Lines, Polylines, Circles and Arcs
  • Using precise input
  • Layer creation and management
  • Orthogonal and Snaps
  • Mirror, Copy, Move, Rotate and Scale
  • Trim and Extend
  • Fillet and Chamfer
  • Offset
  • Zoom and Pan
  • Dimensioning and text annotation
  • Layouts and Viewports
  • The Design Centre and tool palettes
  • Printing and scaling

Product: Draftsight

Level: Introductory

Duration: 2 days


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