Vectorworks Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course

London Software Training
Course summary
Professional Training
3 days
495 - 595 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Course Dates
Online courses
495 GBP

Online courses
495 GBP

595 GBP

595 GBP

Course description

Vectorworks Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course

This London Software Training course is ideal for those looking to gain the confidence to use the software in a supportive environment. We'll have you drawing plans within the first hour, whatever your ability. The course includes 2D design, BIM, lighting, rendering and 3D design capabilities. 

Vectorworks software is used to create accurate 2D and 3D models and is combined with integrated rendering tools, enabling you to transform your design process with ease.

Suitability - Who should attend?

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. The course is perfect for architecural, interior, exhibition, lighting and event design.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You'll receive a London Software Training certificate on successful completion of this course.

Training Course Content

  • The role of CAD and introduction to the Vectorworks software
  • Setting up Workspace and Basic options
  • Basic skills – drawing and selecting objects
  • Editing skills – combining shapes, mirroring, rotating and grouping objects
  • Working to scale, setting preferences and saving templates
  • Drawing and moving objects accurately
  • Further editing tools – fillet and offset
  • Introduction to basic attributes and editing groups
  • Duplicate arrays – linear, rectangular and circular
  • Room plan graphics – walls, windows and doors
  • Drawing up a room plan
  • Further attributes including hatch, gradient and image fills
  • Drawing elevations – methods and techniques
  • Creating image fills for elevations
  • Creating symbols & introduction to Resource Browser
  • Organising the drawing using Design Layers
  • Labelling the drawings and simple title block text
  • Converting drawings into PDFs
  • Working with Files
  • User Interface and Terminology Displaying Objects
  • Using Drawing Templates Inputting Data
  • Objects and Data
  • Using Object Snaps
  • Selecting objects with quick select Dividing and measuring objects Dimensioning and
  • Annotation Working with text
  • Dimensioning
  • Creating custom tool palettes, organising tool palettes and managing external references
  • Referencing non-native file types
  • Using Tool Palettes
  • Standard views
  • Creating Additional Drawing Object
  • Snap, Arc, Donut and Ellipse
  • Working with Units Layers
  • Manipulating Objects DrawingTemplates
  • Selecting Objects in the Drawing User Interface and Terminology Plotting andPrinting
  • Changing the Angle of an Object’s Position
  • Save, Exit, Open
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
  • Changing an object’s Size Snap, Arc, Donut and Ellipse Title Blocks
  • Walls
  • Doors/windows
  • Floors

Course delivery details

London Software Training courses are delivered live online and in-classroom, giving you the option to attend from the comfort of your home or at our training studio in Hackney, East London.

This course runs for 3 consecutive days (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.)


Your course price includes VAT at 20% and:

  • Free group course re-take within 18 months
  • Expert teaching from practising architects, designers and software pros
  • Hands-on, practical lessons
  • Tailoring of syllabus and work on your projects
  • Video tutorials and digital reference book for revision and development
  • LST certificate of completion for your CV and LinkedIn
  • Free career guidance

Your tutors are designers, makers and architects, as well as software pros. They will guide you on the best way to apply for design roles or set up a creative business, whilst teaching you all the key technical skills to make your CV and portfolio stand out from the crowd.

Continuing Studies

Experience with Vectorworks opens up many career opportunities and London Software Training offer guidance on CV and portfolio building as part of the course. You may also want to look at London Software Training’s Career Development Packages to develop your creative opportunities.

Career paths:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Construction
  • Landscape Design
  • Lighting Design

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Average rating 5

Based on 29 reviews.

Erum K
Finished a Vectorworks Intro to Intermediate class online with Liam and really appreciated his patience and encouragement throughout.
Katherine M
Just finished a great virtual intro to Intermediate Vectorworks course with Sam, feeling much more confident and excited to continue! Thanks Sam :)
Lauren S
I have just completed my Beginner to Intermediate Vectorworks training with Samit Patel and can confidently nagivate my way around the software. I only had previous knowledge of Google Sketchup and have wanted to complete professional training to ensure my competence. We moved to an online course but am excited that I am still able to attend on ...
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