Autodesk® Authorized Training Center

The Autodesk certificate program was discontinued as of fall 2020, and no classes will be offered for the program at this time. Please contact the College of Extended Learning for further information.

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Autodesk® Authorized Training Center
Since 1987

Autodesk Certificate


Earn a five-class certificate
Cost: $2,475

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About the Autodesk® Authorized Training Center


Why Do I Need Autodesk® Training?

As one of Northern California's longest established Autodesk® Authorized Training Centers (ATC), we focus on providing high quality instruction at a reasonable price. Our classes prepare students for work in the architectural, engineering and construction fields (AEC). Courses explore both 2D and 3D tools for drafting, space planning, simulations, and design visualization. Each of our Autodesk® Certified instructors has many years of experience teaching both novice users and seasoned professionals.

Autodesk® Classes

We offer a full range of Autodesk® classes including AutoCAD® Level I & II, Revit® Level I & II, Revit® Design & Visualization, Fusion 360: Modeling & 3D Printing, and CAD & BIM Presentation Graphics.

Intended Audience

The program is designed for industry professionals who want to develop their Autodesk® software skills for better management and collaboration. Our students are seeking tools for creativity and career enhancement in a variety of architectural, design, engineering, construction and 3D printing/maker industries.

Benefits of Training

  • Access to free student versions of Autodesk® software
  • Access to free subscription to CADLearning online to build your skills at home after class
  • Convenient Downtown SF location above the Powell Street BART/Muni station
  • Seasoned and certified instructors
  • Certificate from Autodesk® after successful completion of authorized courses
  • Courses carry Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Industry Statistics


Projected architectural and civil drafters job growth for California from 2014 - 20241


Median annual salary for architectural drafters in San Francisco2


12017 CA Gov. EDD Labor Market Information Division
2Salary estimate based on 2017 - 2018 job data collected by Labor Insight Jobs (Burning Glass Technologies)

Stand out with an Autodesk® Certification

We offer scheduled Autodesk Certification Exams through at our Downtown Campus. Come learn by taking classes with our certified faculty, practice your skills with your free subscription, then set up an exam and get certified.

  • Autodesk Professional Competition is fierce. Learn to solve complex design and workflow challenges. Study with our faculty, and practice using the self-paced learning content designed by CADLearning.
  • Autodesk User Accelerate your career development and boost your productivity. We’ve got the tools to help you succeed.


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When you are ready to certify, please visit the Certiport support site to purchase and schedule your certification exam: Certiport - Support for test candidates





What Students Say


Teason Miao

“I view education as a resource that helps improve who I am. Having both AutoCAD and PMP on my resume looks good, and I would like to think that it is what gave me the edge in landing my current job.”

Teason Miao
Junior Engineer
Project Management & Autodesk