AutoCAD Electrical

AutoCAD Electrical is a CAD software for electrical designers and engineers. It is a widely used software for creating electrical and electronic diagrams, schematics, and control circuit diagrams and documentation. AutoCAD Electrical comes with powerful drafting tools for controls and schematic design.

Course objectives

The course aims to teach students how to draw precise, measured electrical drawings and schematics that form the basis of design communication in electrical engineering. Students will learn how to do wiring diagrams, insert components and terminals, use PLC symbols in ladder diagrams, perform point-to-point wiring, create custom symbols, add annotations like title blocks to drawings, and run reports.


Course Content

  •  Basics of AutoCAD
  •  Getting comfortable with the AutoCAD Environment
  •  Creating an AutoCAD Electrical project
  •  Electrical schematic diagram
  •  Symbol Builder and Circuit Builder
  •  Component Tools
  •  Wire/ Wire Number Tools
  •  Ladder Tools
  •  Generating PLC layout modules
  •  Point to Point wiring tools
  •  Panel Layout
  •  Report Generation

Who can enroll

Students pursuing diploma or degree courses in electrical engineering and professionals can enrol for this course.

Job opportunities

Students of AutoCAD Electrical are hired mainly for designing electrical circuits. All engineering industries including aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, defence, electronics, consumer goods, marine, materials & metals, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, power generation, rail, telecom, and utilities are major employers.