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AutoCAD Electrical


AutoCAD Electrical Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD Electrical  features and capabilities. Every course is designed to use all learning styles from text, audio, video, interactivity, quizzes and practical “Let Me Try” examples.

You’ll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning the steps to wire components together, editing Ladder Diagrams, working with connectors and circuits, using Wiring Diagrams, creating and editing Reports, and creating your own symbols to use in the drawings
To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic .within the course and take advantage of the different tools and activities to help to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the hundreds of real-world, Let Me Try examples.​​

   Course Outline

Lesson 1 : Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical
  • Getting Started​
  • Interface Components
  • Invoking Commands
  • Saving the Work
  • Workspaces
  • Getting Help
Lesson 2 : Working with Projects and Drawings
  • ​​​Creating a New Project
  • Working with Drawings
  • Working with Project Drawings
  • Copying/Deleting a Project
  • Other Options in the Project Manager
 Lesson 3 : Working with Wires
  • Inserting Wires into a Drawing
  • Modifying Wires
  • Wire Types
  • Wire Numbers
  • Inserting Wire Markers/Labels in a Drawing
  • Troubleshooting Wires
Lesson 4 : Creating Ladders
  • ​​​Inserting a New Ladder
  • Grid Labels

Lesson 5 : Schematic Components
  • ​​​Inserting Schematic Components
  • Inserting Components Using the Catalog Browser
  • Annotating and Editing the Symbols
  • Assigning Catalog Information and Editing the Catalog Database
  • Inserting Components from the Equipment List
  • Inserting Components from Panel Lists​
  • Swapping and Updating Blocks
Lesson 6 : Schematic Editing
  • ​​​Changing Component Location
  • Updating Components
  • Auditing Drawings and Projects
  • Retagging Drawings
  • Using Tools for Editing Attributes
Lesson 7 : Connectors, Point-to-Point Wiring Diagrams, and Circuits
  • ​​​Inserting Connectors
  • Editing Connectors
  • Using Point-to-point Wiring Diagrams
  • Working with Circuits
  • Building a Circuit
  • Multiple Phase Circuits
Lesson 8 : Panel Layouts
  • ​​​Creating Panel Layouts
  • Annotating and Editing Footprints
  • Inserting Footprints
  • Setting the Panel Drawing Configuration
  • Adding Balloons to a Component
  • Item Numbers, Nameplates and DIN Rail
Lesson 9 : Schematic and Panel Reports
  • ​​​Generating Schematic Reports
  • Report Generator Dialog Box​
  • Changing Report Formats

Lesson 10 : PLC Modules
  • ​​​Inserting Parametric PLC Modules
  • Inserting Nonparametric PLC Modules
  • Editing a PLC Module
  • Inserting Individual PLC IO Points
  • Creating and Modifying Parametric PLC Modules
  • Creating PLC I/O Wiring Diagrams
Lesson 11 : Terminals
  • ​​​Inserting Terminal Symbols
  • Adding and Modifying Associations
  • Selecting, Creating, Editing, and Inserting Terminal Strips
  • Terminal Tables
  • Resequencing Terminal Numbers​
  Lesson 12 : Settings, Configurations, Templates, and Plotting
  • ​​​Setting Project Properties
  • Setting Drawing Properties
  • Reference Files
  • Mapping the Title Block
  • Updating Title Block Settings​
  • Creating Templates
  • Plotting the Project
  • Project Task List              
Lesson 13 : Creating Symbols                 
  • ​​​Creating Symbols
  • Naming Convention of Symbols
  • Customizing the Icon Menu
  • Miscellaneous Tools​


​A working knowledge of AutoCAD or completion of AutoCAD 2D and AutoCAD Advanced online or Instructor-led course.

    Access Term

​12 Months


$295.00 - Flexible course delivery allows full access to any area of the course. Because it is not structured, it is not eligible for Autodesk Certificates of Completion, but it does contain all the same content as the Guided version, including the lecture quizzes for your own assessment. Flexible courses are also available to you for one full year after registration. This allows you to find what you need, whenever you need it.


Last updated 8/4/2021 4:51 AM