Vectorworks Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course


Who is this course for? Our 3 day Vectorworks course is ideal for those looking to gain the confidence to use the software with ease in a tailored, supportive environment. No experience is necessary and we'll have you drawing plans within the first hour of your class, whatever your ability. You will learn 2D tools with a demonstration of 3D capabilities.


Career Progression & Opportunities


  • Architecture

  • Interior Design

  • Construction

  • Landscape Design

  • Lighting Design


What will you learn?


This course is ideal for beginners or those looking to consolidate their prior skills. Day 3 allows you to work on your projects and portfolio. 


Our expert tutor will guide you through the ins and outs of the software, with a range of practical, hands-on lessons ensuring you leave with the skills and confidence to fully take advantage of Vectorworks software. 


Course Includes:

  • Expert teaching from practicing architects and designers

  • Bespoke video tutorials to take home

  • Digital reference book for revision

  • Tailoring of syllabus and projects where possible

  • LST certificate of completion

  • 10% of all fees allocated to design training for charities and schools.
  • Free course re-take within 18 Months.


Course Coverage:


  • Role of CAD / Introduction to the Vectorworks software

  • Setting up Workspace & Basic options

  • Basic skills – drawing & selecting objects

  • Editing skills – combining shapes, mirroring, rotating & grouping objects

  • Working to scale, setting preferences & saving templates

  • Drawing & moving objects accurately

  • Further editing tools – fillet & offset

  • Introduction to basic attributes & editing groups

  • Duplicate arrays – linear, rectangular & circular

  • Room plan graphics – walls, windows & doors

  • Drawing up a room plan

  • Further attributes including hatch, gradient & image fill

  • Drawing elevations – methods & techniques

  • Importing images for graphic illustration

  • Creating symbols & introduction to Resource Browser

  • Organising the drawing using Design Layers

  • Labeling the drawings & simple title block text

  • User Interface and Terminology Plotting and Printing 

  • Creating Sheets - A1, A2 & A3
  • Creating Viewports
  • Professional presentation of the model in paper space
  • Converting drawings into PDFs

  • Working with Files
  • User Interface and Terminology Displaying Objects
  • Objects and Data
  • Using Object Snaps
  • Selecting objects with quick select
  • Dividing and measuring objects
  • Dimensioning and Annotation
  • Working with text
  • Creating custom tool palettes
  • Organising tool palettes
  • Using Tool Palettes 
  • Standard views 
  • Creating Additional Drawing Object 
  • Arc, Donut, and Ellipse 
  • Working with real-world units
  • Manipulating objects 
  • Changing the angle of an object’s position
  • Save, exit, open
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing objects 
  • Walls
  • Doors/windows
  • Floors 
  • Introduction to 3D - Creating extrudes

What: Hands-on practical course, day 3 allows for you to work on your projects and portfolio.


When: 3 day course


Time: 09:45am-4:00pm


Where: London Software Training, London, E8 3FA

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London Software Training

17 Sheep Lane, E8 3FA

London, United Kingdom

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