Future-proof your career with our online courses! 

Start the new year by learning new skills. There's still time to register! Classes begin January 8th.

Get to know the Computer-Aided Design & drafting program used by architects, engineers, and construction professionals.


Online AutoCAD Fundamentals

Advance Your Career

  • Start at the beginning. Create drafting symbols, kitchen and bath fixture, a floor plan and bring everything together on a sheet with is printed.  
  • Learn about paper space, model space and layer management systems. Work with user coordinate systems to draw plan and elevations drawings.  
  • Earn a Digital Badge that validates your skills and helps you advance in the workforce without bias - get connected to over 1,000 job boards.

VDCI Online Learning Experience

Interact with your Instructor
Get to to know your instructor directly through our Learning Hub & direct messaging system. All of our instructors are credentialed, working professionals who can provide expert advice.

Get to know other Students
Interact with other students in your course through direct messaging and through the course forums. You can also join our various social media groups dedicated to current & alumni students. 

Admin Staff and Support
Our Administrative Staff is dedicated to guiding you towards the best training path based on your education, experience and professional needs. Contact our staff via phone, email or chat. 


Does VDCI offer payment plans?

Yes. To make payments affordable, VDCI offers monthly, no-interest payment plans for online training bundles. You can choose to pay in full or monthly.

Do I receive a certificate?

Yes. VDCI provides you with a Certificate of Completion for each course completed and a Digital Badge for bundles so you can showcase your training and skills.

Are these online courses accelerated?

Yes. Each individual course is 3 weeks long. In bundles, each course is scheduled back-to-back. Students typically spend 20-30 hours to complete each course.

Can I work at my own pace?

Yes. You can work at your own pace. You can go through the course materials at any time during the course cycle. Assignment due dates are provided within the syllabus. 

Is there an instructor I can reach out to?

Yes. You can reach your live instructor any time through the Learning Hub. Please allow 24 hours for them to respond, since they are working professionals.

Are VDCI instructors credentialed?

Yes. All VDCI instructors are working professionals, are approved by Autodesk and are also Autodesk Certified Instructors. Many are also adjunct professors at UCSD.


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