Schematic Capture and PCB Layout with KiCad

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Schematic capture and PCB layout tools can be expensive. Sharing designs using these tools is a problem if everyone does not have the same tools. KiCad is a free tool set that runs on Windows or Linux and is as feature rich as tools costing thousands of dollars per module.


  • Projects
  • Libraries
  • Schematic Capture
  • Symbol Creation
  • Netlists
  • BOMs
  • PCB Layout
  • Footprints
  • Design Rules
  • 3D Views of PCBs
  • Gerber Files
  • Ordering your PCBs

MATERIALS: A CD containing a PDF of the presentation and copies of FREE software tools.

PREREQUISITES: Basic understanding of Schematic Creation and PCB Layout Concepts

REQUIRED: Students should bring their own computer. Payment one week in advance.

FEE: $349.00 per person

ACCEPTED PAYMENT: Check, PayPal, or Credit Card.

DURATION OF COURSE: Seven (7) hours - 1 session.

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