AutoCAD Classes Denver

Master the art of AutoCAD at CourseHorse Denver. Take classes in Autodesk's leading software and learn everything from basic drafting and design to advanced 3D modeling, gaining the essential skills needed for a successful career in architecture, engineering, and design.

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Denver have spots left, but 15 classes live online are available.

AutoCAD Mechanical Basics

D3 Technologies

This 1 day basic course will cover the following major features of AutoCAD Mechanical. -Mechancial Layer Management -Creating Geometry with Mechanical Tools -Manipulating Geometry with Mechanical Tools -Built in Standard Parts -Built in Annotations. Prerequisite ACD-001, ACD-101, or instructor approval

Thursday Oct 12th, 8am–3:30pm Mountain Time

AutoCAD Level II

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

This intermediate level class builds upon fundamental skills and guides students through creating more advanced and technical AutoCAD projects. Students will learn how to create templates with defined layouts for printing sheets by setting units, drawing limits, and using scales. Students also learn how to use the interface to complete advanced layer and block techniques. Note: This course is designed for PC users and our in-person classes are PC-only....

Tuesday Oct 17th, 6–9pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)


4 sessions

Introduction to AutoCAD

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

In this introductory course, you'll learn how AutoCAD can be used to create drawings that represent real objects. You'll learn the basic techniques for drawing and modifying in order to create quality drats that can be used to build real mechanical and architectural objects. This is the first day of our AutoCAD Level I 3-day class. If you'd like to learn more, layers, plotting (printing), properties, measurements, text, and other subjects will be...

Monday Oct 30th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


AutoCAD Level I

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Master basic tools for drawing, editing, and printing with AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of inserting blocks, using text for annotations, and using advanced object types. This introductory course provides you with a strong foundation of basic AutoCAD skills. Beginner AutoCAD covers printing and plotting layouts and sheets, working between model space and paper space, and scaling drawings through viewports. You will learn how to insert blocks,...

Monday Oct 30th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

AutoCAD for Electrical (ACE-001)

D3 Technologies

Review basic AutoCAD tools and commands that will help you be successful inside of AutoCAD Electrical. Object creation, Layers, Blocks and Editing commands. Prerequisite  Basic computer skills and general industry knowledge of controls design.

Thursday Oct 5th, 7–11am Mountain Time

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AutoCAD Electrical PLC Development (ACE-302)

D3 Technologies

This class will build upon the tools already introduced in the previous AutoCAD Electrical classes. Students will be introduced to the three different PLC environments in AutoCAD Electrical. This class will take a deep dive into the modification and development of PLC modules in both the parametric and fixed units (full units) environment. Who should attend Designers and Cad Administrators that will be responsible for the creation of custom content...

Friday Nov 10th, 8–11am Mountain Time

AutoCAD Level 1 (Virtual)

Technical Institute of America @ Virtual Classroom

This level 1 AutoCAD class is perfect for beginners or someone with limited experience using AutoCAD. Students will learn the fundamental commands that are used in the program. Students will learn to create drawings using a variety of shapes utilizing many of the tools and commands. Created by industry experts, students learn by doing actual drawings with our live in classroom instructors. Students are taught many commands and tools to create...

Monday Nov 13th, 9:30am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

AutoCAD Level 2 (Virtual)

Technical Institute of America @ Virtual Classroom

This level 2 expands on the essentials portion by discussing the settings defined within a drawing file. Students will learn what drawing files are composed of and be taught how to define and control these settings within the file. They will also learn techniques to help them become more efficient as a user. At the completion of this course, the student will be able to complex drawings. Created by industry experts, students learn by doing actual...

Monday Oct 16th, 9:30am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

AutoCAD Electrical Pneumatics & Hydraulics (ACE-303)

D3 Technologies

In this class we will learn how to create Pneumatic and Hydraulic schematics by inserting components, connecting with pipes, and cross referencing back to Electrical controls schematics. We will also go over techniques for creating your own Pneumatic and Hydraulic components with the required intelligence to get the most out of AutoCAD Electrical. Who Should Attend? Electrical Controls Designers that need to integrate Pneumatics or Hydraulics...

Friday Oct 6th, 8–11am Mountain Time

ACE-101 AutoCAD Electrical Essentials

D3 Technologies

This course provides an overview of many AutoCAD Electrical utilities designed to enable users to quickly create and manage electrical-controls production drawings. Users focus on how to build intelligent ladder diagrams and how to leverage the intelligence built into AutoCAD Electrical. Hands-on exercises representing real-world design scenarios for the NFPA (US) standard are included. Prerequisite  ACE-001 or Prior AutoCAD Experience

Thursday Oct 12th, 8am–3:30pm Mountain Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

AutoCAD Electrical Administrators Customizations

D3 Technologies

ACE-401 AutoCAD Electrical Administrators Customizations This class will provide AutoCAD Electrical Administrators the tools needed to properly setup standards along with new electrical users. Students will learn how to customize and standardize their environment through templates, project files, and the electrical environment file. Prerequisite  ACE-101 AutoCAD Electrical Essentials ACE-102 AutoCAD Electrical Essentials ACE-201 AutoCAD...

Tuesday Oct 10th, 8–10am Mountain Time

AutoCAD Advanced Tools (ACD-301)

D3 Technologies

Learn more advanced techniques and tools to be more proficient with your AutoCAD software. Attach external drawings, PDFs, and images, and organize a complete project using Sheet Sets. Prerequisites: AutoCAD User Interface and Basic Drawing AutoCAD Essential Tools AutoCAD Annotation AutoCAD Layouts and Printing

Friday Nov 3rd, 8am–3:30pm Mountain Time

AutoCAD Fundamentals 2022

Kelar Pacific @ Virtual Classroom

AutoCAD Fundamentals enables you to create a basic 2D drawing in AutoCAD. All topics, including features and commands, relate to both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT unless specifically noted otherwise in the class. The strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. Advanced tools such as creating reusable blocks and setting up layers, styles and templates...

Tuesday Nov 14th, 12–5:15pm Pacific Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

AutoCAD Electrical Advanced Symbol Creation (ACE-301)

D3 Technologies

This class will build upon the tools already introduced in the previous AutoCAD Electrical classes. Students will be introduced to advanced methods of symbol creation. Individuals will learn skills such as creating internal jumpers to maintain wire numbers, new families, and new footprint terminal blocks. Who Should Attend? Designers and Cad Administrators that will be responsible for the creation of custom content for AutoCAD Electrical should...

Friday Nov 3rd, 7–11am Mountain Time

AutoCAD Electrical Reporting & Project Updates(ACE-202)

D3 Technologies

Generate and create various reports, create report templates for use with the Automatics Report Generator. Explore the various Project Utilities and Updates that will assist with making mass changes to your project and drawing files. These tools will allow you to gain efficiency through the automated features of AutoCAD Electrical. Prerequisite:   ACE-001 or Prior AutoCAD Experience, ACE-101, ACE-102

Friday Oct 6th, 9am–12pm Mountain Time

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Discover the Best AutoCAD Classes in Denver

Denver is known for its aerospace and aviation industries, and it is leader in the energy and green innovation sectors. The Colorado Space Coalition, a group of industry stakeholders whose mission is to "make Colorado a center of excellence for space," is based in Denver, as are many internationally known leaders in aviation, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman among them. Drafters and professionals who use AutoCAD are finding professional opportunities in Denver now in the industries mentioned above as well as construction, architecture, and advertising. 

AutoCAD is a software application developed by Autodesk that helps users create 2D and 3D drafts, drawings, and schematics. You can select and save specific elements of drawings to use again in later iterations of a project, and you can edit existing drafts on the fly. 

Professionals in a wide range of industries and specializations use AutoCAD to create and share projects efficiently with collaborators across platforms. Make 2D plans or schematics for architecture and construction, or 3D objects for fabrication in the real world. 

Numerous new construction projects in Denver are beginning, under way, or being completed in 2023. This means that drafters and designers are finding work in the construction and architectural sector right now, and this development is not likely to slow in the near future.

Best AutoCAD Classes & Schools in Denver

Autodesk AutoCAD 101 is a beginner-level, in-person AutoCAD course presented by Ledet. You will learn how to create 2D and 3D drafts and edit them. Topics will include how to navigate the AutoCAD workspace and interface, how to use the draw, edit, and view tools, how to use layers, how to use blocks, and more. This $1799, three-day course is open to all experience levels. 

If you want to gain all the skills necessary to be a professional drafter, then Autodesk AutoCAD 501 is the course for you. This five-day intensive covers 2D and 3D techniques, from interfacing within AutoCAD, to creating new projects and taking them to completion for collaboration. This course begins by introducing you to the basic features and commands in the software, then moves on to creating simple 2D designs. As you progress, you will learn more professional layout techniques that will allow you to edit and manipulate your drawings and designs.

Noble Desktop presents Introduction to AutoCAD, a two session course that teaches you how to create 2D drawings and render 3D objects that can be used to create real architectural constructions. This course is open to all experience levels, aged 18 and up, and it is for Window users only. 

AutoCAD Level I, also from Noble Desktop, is a course of six sessions that covers the basic tools for drawing and editing with precision, using the layers function, how to use blocks, annotating drafts, and setting up layout for printing. This is a beginner-level course priced at $599, and it is open to PC users. 

AutoCAD Level 1 presented by ONLC Training Centers enables beginners to create 2D drawings in the software. The course begins with a lesson on the AutoCAD workspace and user interface, then progresses to using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. Other topics include layers for organization, inserting blocks, plotting a draft to print, and adding text, hatching, and dimensions. This $1,495 course is open to all experience levels. 

Denver Industries That Use AutoCAD


As of 2020, there were 290 aerospace companies located in Denver which employed approximately 33,460 individuals. The average wage in the Denver aerospace industry as of 2020 was $143,000. By now, these numbers have grown and more drafters and designers are finding professional opportunities and freelance gigs in the Denver metro area. One enormously important anchor of the Colorado aerospace industry, the Colorado Space Coalition, is located in the city as well. As Denver's aerospace industry continues to grow, new projects to create the necessary infrastructure will create jobs for drafters. 


According to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, over 970 aviation companies employing approximately 21,000 workers call Denver home. The average wage in Denver's aviation industry is $76,000. Infrastructure, shipping, logistics, and urban planning all are crucial aspects of the aviation industry, and in all of them professionals use AutoCAD to plan, create, edit, and realize projects. Drafters, designers, and engineers use the AutoCAD software to keep this industry moving forward. Some of the largest aviation companies in Denver include Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman. 


New development and urban expansion in the city of Denver means new construction, and without AutoCAD few projects would see the light of day. Drafters and AutoCAD professionals are finding work every day in Denver, and in well-paying positions. The average salary of a Drafter in Denver is about $66,000. Some of the largest general contractors in the Denver metro area include Kiewit Corp., Hensel Phelps, Holder Construction, Saunders Construction Inc., and FCI Constructors Inc. 

AutoCAD Jobs & Salaries in Denver

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic's Occupational Outlook Handbook, Denver is ranked ninth on a list of top paying metropolitan areas of Architectural and Civil Drafters and eighth for all other Drafters. The average wage for a Drafter in Denver is about $73,000 annually. For Electrical and Electronics Drafters, Denver is ranked seventh in terms of earning potential.