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What you'll get

  • Job Credibility
  • Certification Valid for Life
  • On-demand video*
  • E-Book
  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Certificate of Completion

Exam details

  • Mode of Exam : Online
  • Duration : 1 Hour
  • Multiple Choice Questions are asked
  • No. of Questions are asked : 50
  • Passing Marks : 25 (50%)
  • There is no negative marking

Welcome to the course, "Certified KiCad" where you will be taught the basics of KiCad and how to approach with all the contents provided to the advanced levels. Enhance your skills and gain knowledge about the topics discussed in this course. After exploring this course you’ll be able to build PCB design. So let's get started. 

In this course you will learn the introduction, their examples,  their existence, their importance, their usefulness, how they can make those. This course also covers many versions of KiCad.  You will also learn how to design Printed Circuit Boards. 

A detailed knowledge of the KiCad CAD application is given in this course. 

You will learn many things besides this. Just go through with the single details. 

You will just require nothing but a personal computer or Linux, Windows or Mac OS, an internet connection only and no other prior knowledge asThis is a comprehensive course which is designed in such a way that all the given points are given step by step so that it is easy for you all to understand. 

This course is for anyone who wants to learn this topic, programming enthusiasts, students, people related to IT industries. 

Now you will be able to use KiCad or your own projects. You will get clear concepts in depth from this course and you can apply in your dream jobs. A certificate given by this course will also benefit you in your job interviews. So don't wait any longer, enroll your name in this course and start questing with KiCads

Course Content

Total: 67 lectures
  • The structure of this course
  • Section introduction
  • Installation for Windows
  • Installation for Mac OS X
  • KiCad main components
  • Documentation and help
  • The Printed Circuit board
  • The PCB design process using KiCad
  • Fabrication
  • Section introduction
  • Create a new project
  • The Schematic
  • How to create a schematic component
  • Wiring
  • Annotating
  • Doing an ERC check
  • Associations with Cvpcb
  • Create a custom footprint with the Footprint Editor
  • Saving new footprint in new library
  • Associate the nRF24 part with the new footprint
  • Netlist
  • Component footprint placement
  • Edge cuts and 3D view
  • Wiring
  • Labels
  • Section introduction
  • Add a capacitor to the schematic in Eeschema
  • Update Pcbnew with the new netlist
  • A walk-through the OpenGL Canvas
  • Controlling the track width
  • Track width calculator
  • Copper fills
  • Section introduction
  • Create the Gerber files and upload to fabricator
  • Add a decorative graphic
  • A few weeks later I have a parcel!
  • Section introduction
  • Create the schematic with Eeschema
  • Create nets and add labels
  • Hidden pins and Power Flags
  • Using busses to create readable schematics
  • The Unconnected component
  • Associate components with footprints
  • Create a 2-layer PCB in Pcbnew
  • Controlling wire width with nets
  • Another look at OpenGL
  • Copper fills for VCC and GND
  • Add text labels
  • Creating a graphic to decorate your PCB
  • Export the Gerber files
  • Section introduction
  • Sneak preview: what will this board look like in the end?
  • The circuit
  • Create the schematic in Eeschema
  • Schematic Wiring, Part 1
  • Schematic Wiring, Part 2
  • Associate components with footprints
  • Create the PCB in Pcbnew
  • Layout Wiring (Pcbnew)
  • Add copper fills for ground and VCC nets
  • Add text labels and decorative graphics
  • Export Gerber files
  • Third party library sources
  • Importing third-party schematic components
  • Importing third-party footprint modules
  • Using hierarchical sheets to expand the 16-LED project in Eeschema
  • Layout and wiring of the expanded 16-LED project in Pcbnew


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