Short Course for Effective Use of AutoCAD for Engineering Drawings (Online)

AutoCAD is the world’s leading Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Modeling software with over 7 million users worldwide. The course is specifically tailored to fulfill the needs of users in any engineering discipline and is structured to provide comprehensive knowledge from basic 2D drawings to advanced 3D modeling and animation techniques

Programme Content

*  0Introduction to Engineering Drawings.
*  Introduction to AutoCAD
*  Auto Cad Work space
*  Coordinate Systems and Drawing Fundamentals
*  Selection of Units
*  General Cad Tool Layers and Applications
*  Modification Facilities
*  Object Selection Methods and Object Snapping Tools
*  Hatching
*  Dimensions and Annotations
*  Block Operations
*  Organization of AutoCAD Tools for Standard Engineering Drawings
*  Advanced Drafting Tools
*  Plotting
*  Isometric Drawings
*  Introduction to 3D modeling

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Note: When you are doing an online transaction, please send a valid receipt including the following details from the bank

Transfer Date
Reference No.
From :
To Account No. : The Open University of Sri Lanka
Amount : LKR 
Payment Mode :
Bank Name : Bank of Ceylon
Remark : Mention the name of the short course
Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme –(CERC Project) Approved by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology
Conducted by :
Centre for Educational Technology and Media
Programme duration :
60 Hours
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Computer Aided Drafting and Modelling
 English medium only

 Entrance is open for anyone over 18 years of age and minimum Credit pass (C) for Mathematics in G.C.E. Ordinary Level

Application Open Date :
20th February 2024
Application Closing date :
Programme commencing date :
  First Week of August 2024

25 students per batch (First come-first served basis)

Note: There will be a selection examination for the candidates.
            Course fee should be paid by the selected candidates only.

Course fee: 25,000 /=

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This Certificate program is conducted by the Colombo Regional Center.  For more details or Contact the coordinator, Assistant Director for further details.

Address :
Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
0112881464/ 0112881380/ 0112199074
Email :


How to apply  : 

  • The application and Bank paying voucher should be downloaded from the given link.
  • Pay Rs. 25,000/= as the course fee, to any branch of Bank of Ceylon (BOC). Account  No 7417821
  • Send the below mentioned documents through Registered post.

1. Duly filled application
2. Bank paying voucher
3. Certified copy of National Identity Card (N.I.C.) and
4. Certified copy of  G.C.E. Ordinary level Certificate   to the following address of “Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Center (CRC), The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda”.

You should further email soft copies of above mentioned documents to

The Open University of Sri Lanka
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