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Introduction to Autocad

Introduction to Autocad

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Abdul Mohammed


Discover a core element in the process of producing and organising your workflow from digital to physical.  Autocad, also referred to simply as CAD, will provide you with valuable tools that allow for precision and accuracy where this is required for physical outputs. In this hands-on course, you will work through methods that will enable you to learn many of the processes and tools of this application.

Who should take this course?

  • Those who want to design furniture, create building and interior plans or draw schematics for laser cutting and CNC milling.
  • Anyone working in spatial design, such as product designers and artefact creators.

Topics covered

There will be an introduction to CAD terminology and principles.

Through practise you will develop confidence and familiarity with working in 2D to create plans and diagrams.

The content and workflows for the course have been developed through teaching and working with architects, product designers, art directors and interior designers.

Entry requirements: Computer literacy

Level: Beginners

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Abdul Mohammed has over 20 years of experience in the creative industry with a considerable amount in print production and graphic design. He trained as an Industrial Designer followed by an MSc in Architecture and Computation. His early professional experience was in graphic design and film and video. He has been a tutor for Short Courses at Central Saint Martins for a number of years covering a range of subject areas from film and video to creative design. Abdul also works across Central Saint Martins and UAL teaching and developing programs in digital tools for staff, students, Postgraduate level and a number of Undergraduate courses in the School of Graphic and Industrial Design.


All materials are provided for this course.

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