30 min.

AutoCAD Electrical Essentials: 2-Project Basics

Module overview

This module is designed to provide the essentials skills and several advanced skills required for using AutoCAD® Electrical in a production environment. During the module, students will learn to use project-related tools to access/edit drawings, edit and draw with commands that are specific to the electrical design environment, insert/create schematic and panel symbols, generate Bill of Materials, Wiring and other reports.   

This module is about creating a project from scratch and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Create a New Project
  • Edit the Project Drawing List
  • Move Through Porject Drawings
  • Copy a Project

Module pre-requisites

This module requires working knowledge of AutoCAD®, working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, 8, or 10 operating systems, and a background in electrical design. The module is focused on best practices and its industry applications. If you don't have experiences with AutoCAD®, we recommend you to take foundational training using one of the resources below: 

About the author

This module was created by Tiffany Bachmeier, Consulting Delivery Manager.

Before you start

  • Please make sure you have the AutoCAD software loaded.
  • If you have technical difficulties, please reach out to product support

Module downloads

These downloadable resources will be used to complete units in this module:

Module outline

  • Introduction (0:29 min)