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AutoCAD 3D Modelling Courses


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This AutoCAD training during this AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modeling course introduces students who are proficient with the 2D commands in the AutoCAD® software to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The training guide provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D and explores the main features of the advanced 3D Modeling workspace in the AutoCAD software.

PROCAD also conducts Revit , SketchUp, MicroStation and Navisworks courses.

If you would like us to run any of our Courses at your Premises, please Request a Course Quote and we will contact you to discuss your request.

3D Course Overview

Module 1: 3D Fundamentals
• The Use of 3D?
• Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace
• Basic 3D Viewing Tools
• 3D Navigation Tools
• Introduction to the User Coordinate System

Module 2: Simple Solids
• Working with Solid Primitives
• Solid Primitive Types
• Working with Composite Solids
• Working with Mesh Models

Module 3: Creating Solids & Surfaces from 2D Objects
• Complex 3D Geometry
• Extruded Solids and Surfaces
• Swept Solids and Surfaces
• Revolved Solids and Surfaces
• Lofted Solids and Surfaces
• NURBS Surfaces

Module 4: Modifying in 3D Space
• 3D Gizmo Tools
• Aligning Objects in 3D Space
• 3D Modify Commands

Module 5: Advanced Solid Editing
• Editing Components of Solids
• Editing Faces of Solids
• Fillets and Chamfers on Solids

Module 6: Additional Editing Tools
• Creating a Shell
• Imprinting Edges of Solids
• Slicing a Solid along a Plane
• Interference Checking
• Converting Objects to Surfaces
• Converting Objects to Solids

Module 7: Refining the View
• Working with Sections
• Working with Cameras
• Managing Views in 3D
• Animating with ShowMotion
• Creating ShowMotion Shots
• Creating Animations

Module 8: Visualisation
• Creating Visual Styles
• Working with Materials
• Specifying Light Sources
• Rendering Concepts

Module 9: Working Drawings from 3D Models
• Creating Multiple Viewports
• 2D Views from 3D Solids
• Creating Technical Drawings with Flatshot
• 3D Model Import
• Automatic Model Documentation

Module 10: Working with the User Coordinate System
• UCS Basics
• UCS X, Y, and Z Commands
• UCS Multifunctional Grips
• Saving a UCS by Name

The major topics covered in this AutoCAD training are:

  • 3D viewing techniques
  • Working with simple and composite solids
  • Creating complex solids and surfaces
  • Modifying objects in 3D space
  • Editing solids
  • Creating sections, camera perspectives, and animations
  • Converting 3D objects
  • Setting up a rendering with materials and lights
  • Creating 2D drawings from 3D models
  • Working with the User Coordinate System



PROCAD provides small class sizes to ensure the best possible Learning Environment for all participants.

PROCAD offers a variety of on-site, group, customised and online courses. Our instructors have unrivalled technical expertise and hands-on project experience. The curriculumn has been designed for Industry-relevant and real-world product expertise shared in an open learning environment.

PROCAD has been delivering CAD training for over 33 years.

PROCAD is the only Australian ISO:9001 CAD Accredited Training Centre.

PROCAD provides access to a searchable library of self-paced learning tools including courseware, assessments, and instructional videos.

The online eLearning tools are designed to be used as stand-alone self study courses and as a followup to the Course. Theses courses encompass all features of the in-classroom books, such as exercise and drawing files, so that you can practice and reinforce what you learned.

Additional elements include, searchable keywords, a certificate of completion, and access to course materials.

The online tools are able to accessed up to 12 months after completetion of the course.

" I have learnt so much that I could do the same course again in the future to help remember it all.

Peter F"


"Great Class and very informative.

Martyn P"


We speak your language - You'll find we're all open, approachable and can communicate at all levels. We'll cut through the "tech talk", breaking it down into easily understandable concepts. Whatever the situation, you'll know exactly what we're teaching and why.

PROCAD has an affinity for Training CAD and has done this for 33 years.


Unviversity College
40 College Crs, PARKVILLE VIC 3152
Training Centre Opens at 8:30 am
Close to Lunch Bars and Coffee Shops


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