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Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course

Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course

16 hours
1-2-1 Training

Student / Self-fund £465

Company £540 inc VAT

Course Description: Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course

The Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to enhance your skills and proficiency in using Vectorworks, a powerful software for architectural design, landscape design, and 3D modeling. Led by certified tutors and industry experts, this course is designed to take your Vectorworks knowledge to the next level, enabling you to create more complex designs and workflows.

Throughout the course, you will delve deeper into the advanced features and capabilities of Vectorworks, expanding your understanding of the software's potential. From advanced 2D drawing techniques and precise 3D modeling to exploring complex design tools and workflows, you will gain the necessary skills to tackle more challenging design projects with confidence.

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  1. In-Person and Live Online Training: We understand that learners have different preferences and schedules. Therefore, we offer the flexibility of attending the course in person or participating in live online sessions. Join our in-person sessions to engage in face-to-face interactions with instructors and fellow learners, fostering a collaborative learning environment. Alternatively, join the live online sessions from anywhere and interact with instructors and peers in real time.
  2. Certified Tutors and Industry Experts: Learn from certified tutors and industry professionals who possess extensive experience in Vectorworks and design. Our instructors are passionate about sharing their expertise and will guide you through the course, providing practical insights, best practices, and real-world examples. Benefit from their wealth of knowledge and receive personalized feedback to enhance your understanding and skills.
  3. Comprehensive Curriculum: The course curriculum is designed to cover intermediate-level concepts and techniques in Vectorworks. From advanced drawing tools and object manipulation to working with complex architectural elements and exploring design workflows, you will deepen your knowledge and skills in Vectorworks. The course is structured to build upon the foundation established in the basics level, ensuring a seamless learning experience.
  4. Lesson Recordings: As part of the course, you will have access to recordings of each training session. These recordings serve as valuable resources, enabling you to review the lessons at your own pace and revisit specific topics whenever necessary. With lifetime access to the recordings, you can reinforce your understanding and continue learning long after the course completion.
  5. Lifetime Email Support: We are committed to supporting your learning journey even after the training course concludes. As a course participant, you will receive lifetime email support, allowing you to seek assistance and guidance whenever you face challenges or have questions. Our certified tutors and industry experts will provide prompt responses, helping you overcome obstacles and further enhance your Vectorworks skills.

Enroll in the Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course to elevate your Vectorworks proficiency and unlock advanced design capabilities. Choose between in-person and live online training formats, and learn from certified tutors and industry experts. Access lesson recordings for future reference, and receive lifetime email support to ensure continuous growth in your Vectorworks expertise. Take your design projects to the next level with confidence and precision using Vectorworks.

Vectorworks is a powerful software used for designing, drafting, and modeling in various industries, including architecture, engineering, construction, and entertainment. The software can be complex and overwhelming for beginners, which is why taking a Vectorworks Basics to Intermediate Training Course can provide numerous benefits, including:

  1. Learn the Fundamentals: The course will cover the basic features and tools of Vectorworks, which will help beginners learn the fundamentals of the software. This will enable them to create accurate 2D and 3D designs, drawings, and models.
  2. Save Time: By learning how to use Vectorworks more efficiently, students will save time when creating designs, drawings, and models. The course will cover various time-saving techniques and workflows to streamline the design process.
  3. Improved Productivity: With better knowledge of the software, you can create more accurate and detailed designs, which can increase your productivity. Additionally, the course will cover best practices for organizing and managing files, which can also improve productivity.
  4. Enhanced Collaboration: Vectorworks is a popular software used by many professionals in different industries. By taking the course, you’ll learn how to collaborate more effectively with others who use the software, which can improve your workflow and enhance your professional network.
  5. Boost Your Career: With better knowledge of Vectorworks, you’ll have a competitive advantage in the job market. Employers are always looking for professionals with specialized skills, and proficiency in Vectorworks can open up new career opportunities.
  6. Flexibility: The course is designed to be flexible and can be taken online or in-person, making it accessible for students from different locations and with different schedules.

Training Method:
 One to One.

Training Duration: 16 hours.

Days: We are open to booking this 1-2-1 course anytime from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 7 pm.

Example: You can choose 2 days and complete 16 hours over 2 days in 8 hours sessions or 3 days or spread over more days of your choice.

Face to Face in-person at our location or Live Online using Zoom or Teams (Your Choice).

Course Duration: 16 Hours
Time and day can be chosen by students if we have available slots. Our Business hours are from 09:00 am to 7:00 pm (Monday to Saturday).

Company: £450 (Plus a 20% VAT) = £ 540.
Price Students, self-financed and Live Online: £465.

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  1. One to One training.
  2. Choose your own time and day.
  3. Free online support after the course.
  4. PDF notes and handouts.
  5. Certificate of attendance.

Vectorworks Basic to Intermediate Course

Course Duration: 16 hours

Course Description:

This course is designed for those who have basic knowledge of Vectorworks and want to advance their skills to become proficient users of the software. The course will cover more advanced 2D and 3D techniques, such as advanced 3D modeling, rendering, and visualization. Participants will also learn how to customize Vectorworks to their specific needs and workflows, including creating custom tools and automation using the scripting language.

Course Outline:

I. Review of Basic Concepts (1 hour)

  • Interface and navigation
  • Creating and editing 2D and 3D geometry
  • Layers and classes
  • Views and viewports

II. Advanced 2D Drawing Techniques (2 hours)

  • Creating complex geometry using advanced drawing tools
  • Editing and modifying complex geometry
  • Creating and editing custom line types and hatches
  • Using advanced annotation tools

III. Advanced 3D Modeling (3 hours)

  • Creating 3D forms
  • Creating custom 3D objects
  • Using advanced 3D tools such as Solid Modeling
  • Creating 3D models from 2D plans

IV. Visualization and Rendering (3 hours)

  • Setting up cameras and lights for visualization
  • Using the Renderworks engine for rendering
  • Using the visualization palette
  • Creating and editing textures and materials

V. Customizing Vectorworks (3 hours)

  • Customizing the interface
  • Creating custom tools and automation using the scripting language
  • Creating custom object styles and resources
  • Creating custom plug-ins and scripts

VI. Collaboration and Sharing (2 hours)

  • Importing and exporting data from other software
  • Working with other users on the same project
  • Using cloud-based collaboration tools

VII. Conclusion and Next Steps (1 hour)

  • Review of course content
  • Tips for further learning and resources
  • Q&A and feedback

Note: The above course outline is just a suggestion, and the course content and duration can be adjusted according to the needs and level of the learners.

Vectorworks Interface


Opening and Filing files

Creating Objects and shapes



Applying Graphic Attributes


Modeling and Drawing

Tools and other Commands in Detail

Integration between Autocad ad Vectorworks

Creating, Modifying, and Editing



Callout text Tool

Organizing Information

Design Layers and Sheet Layers


Design Layer and Class Options

Assigning Objects to Layers and Classes

Viewports and Sheet Layers

Drawing Buildings

Setting up the Layer Heights

Drawing Walls

Creating a Roof

Creating a Model

Setting a Perspective

Applying Graphics to Your Model

Creating Static Sections and Elevations

Creating Live Sections and Elevations

Part 2: Vectorworks Architect

File Setup for scaling the drawing

Document Setup

Text Styles

Custom Dimension Standard

Property Line

Different Methods of Making a Model

Using a Scanned Image

Creating a Layer for the Scanned Image

Creating the Site Model

Height in Relation to Boundary

Creating the Lower Floor

Creating the Upper Floor

Concept Drawings


Plan Viewport

Perspective Viewports

Creating the Walls

Creating the Roof

Developed Design Drawings

Doors and Windows

Drawing Buildings

Standard Vectorworks Doors and Windows

Windows and Door Manager

Geometry Settings

Class and Color Settings

Copy or Apply Attributes

Updating the Concept Plan

Site Modifiers



Standard Title Blocks (Drawing Border)

Drawing Labels

Notes, Keynotes, and Callouts

Working Drawings

The final project from start to finish 2D and 3D.

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Training Method: One to One........Days: We are open to booking this 1-2-1 course anytime from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 7 pm.........Face to Face in-person at our location or Live Online using Zoom or Teams (Your Choice).

Enrolled: 3 students
Duration: 16 hours
Level: Intermediate
Type: 1-2-1 Training

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Monday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Sunday Closed

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