PCB Design Course using OrCAD/Allegro for Beginners

person icon Pradeip Raj

PCB Design Course using OrCAD/Allegro for Beginners

Learn PCB Design course in OrCAD and Allegro up to 2-Layers. This course is good for freshers who are interested in PCB.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Pradeip Raj

architecture icon Design,Design Tools,Cadence OrCAD/Allegro


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Course Description

PCB Design and electronics circuit are basements for all type of electronics products. PCBs are derived from the analog and digital circuits which are prepared according to the application required. Printed circuit boards are the main pillars of the Electronics world. Every Electronics products has PCB inside it, from consumer gadgets like computers, smart phones and gaming consoles to industry and even high-tech products.

PCB Design Course Content is given below in brief:

Schematic Design:

  • Basic Electronics theory.
  • Basics of Circuit designing.
  • Schematic design preparation.
  • Schematic part editing and creation.
  • Net list and Net class creation.
  • Bill Of Material generation (BOM).
  • Electrical Rule Checking.

Footprint Creation:

  • Through hole footprint creation.
  • Surface Mount Device footprint creation.
  • BGA/PGA footprint creation.

Board Designing:

  • Board size and shape creation.
  • Component placements.
  • PCB Routing.
  • Plane creation.
  • Design rule checking.
  • Gerber generation.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Students can draw their own schematics and Design their own Printed Circuit Boards.

  • Students will learn basic terminologies related to PCB's

  • How to build your own 2-layer printed circuit board from scratch

  • How to find and edit pre-made schematic components and draw schematics

  • Draw and modify component footprints

  • Route a PCB and how to do PCB stack-up

  • Produce Gerber, Drill and Pick and Place files for manufacturing your PCB


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Diploma in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.
  • BE/BTech. in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.
  • BSc/MSc in Electronics & Communication.
  • ME/MTech. (E&CE) in Communication.
PCB Design Course using OrCAD/Allegro for Beginners


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

PCB Design Course Introduction
3 Lectures
  • play icon What we learn? 01:10 01:10
  • play icon How to register for OrCAD/Allegro? 04:03 04:03
  • play icon How to Install the software? 04:48 04:48
Getting Started with OrCAD/Allegro PCB Design.
3 Lectures
Library Creation in OrCAD/Allegro
5 Lectures
Schematic Entry
7 Lectures
Footprint Development in OrCAD/Allegro
4 Lectures
Printed Circuit Board Design
12 Lectures

Instructor Details

Pradeip Raj

Pradeip Raj

Founder and Training Head at Swarna Institute of Technology | LtlBiTech

I hold degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Visweshwaria Technological University. I am an Electronics and Communication Engineer that specializes in circuit design, hardware design, PCB layout design and PCB Manufacturing. I have written many blogs and articles on the aforementioned subjects and taught Electronics Engineering courses at Swarna Institute of Technology (recognized by Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Government of India) as well as online for many years. 

I also train on many professional skills like Microsoft office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft presentation and Microsoft Excel etc.), Fusion 360 (3D design and Development), Website Design and Development, Digital Marketing and 2D and 3D Animation.  I am currently working as 'Training Head' at Swarna Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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