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Use Vectors for high quality Architecture modelling BIM workflows Landscape design Collaboration Document management t

Bespoke Vectorworks Fundamentals - 2 Day

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction to Intermediate

Duration:

2 Days (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £1,095 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

Learn the basics of Vectorworks as we guide you through this introduction to the powerful 3D-drawing program. We will show you how to create and organise 2D and 3D CAD designs that will bring your digital concepts to life, even for those with no previous CAD experience.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Vectorworks training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Learn the basics of Vectorworks as we guide you through this introduction to the powerful 3D-drawing program. We will show you how to create and organise 2D and 3D CAD designs that will bring your digital concepts to life, even for those with no previous CAD experience.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Vectorworks training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • Bespoke Vectorworks Fundamentals - 2 Day

    Course Details

    Vectorworks Fundamentals is the ideal software for all types of precision 2D drafting, powerful 3D modelling, and sophisticated client presentations. It also has a built-in database and spreadsheet capabilities to track costs and materials, and a flexible scripting language to automate routine drafting tasks.

    This 2 day course for Vectorworks beginners will show you the essentials of Vectorworks Fundamentals and by the end of the course, you'll already be able to create your own CAD designs.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for visual designers who have little or no previous experience of using CAD programs.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    The Essentials
    • The interface and navigation
    • Adjusting document settings & saving template files
    • Navigating around your file - zoom/pan/fit to page
    • Object selection and deletion
    Creating a Simple Drawing
    • Drawing using accurate dimensions
    • Drawing using object snaps
    • The object info palette
    • The basic 2D tools & explaining tool modes
    • Complex line & shape creation
    Project Organisation
    • Organising your drawing using classes
    • Changing colours, line types & line thickness
    • Saving & editing views
    Annotating & Printing Your Drawings
    • Adding text & notes
    • Adding dimensions
    • Printing your drawing
    • Advanced presentation
    • The benefits of using sheets & viewports
    • Creating standard and cropped viewports
    • Editing and annotating viewports
    • Understanding viewport display overides & printing sheet layers
    • Working efficiently between viewports & design layers
    • Saving and editing views for quicker navigation
    Importing DWG & File Formats
    • Importing and working efficiently with DWG files
    • Importing sketches & photos to your drawing
    Working More Efficiently
    • Creating and editing symbols
    • Managing and organising symbols – the resource browser explained
    • Working with worksheets, schedules & reports
    • Creating and managing custom attributes (hatches, gradients & image fills)
    • Creating custom title blocks
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Click to view Full details of our
    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke Vectorworks Training Courses

    Vectorworks Fundamentals - 1 Day Introduction Training Course

    Bespoke Trimble SketchUp Training Courses

    Trimble SketchUp - 1 Day Essentials Introduction Training CourseTrimble SketchUp - 2 Day Introduction Training CourseTrimble SketchUp and Kerkythea - 1 Day Introduction Course

    Bespoke Maxon Cinema 4D Training Courses

    Maxon Cinema 4D - 1 Day Introduction Training CourseMaxon Cinema 4D - 1 Day Intermediate Training Course
  • Client Reviews

    ''Very well delivered, informative, and the tutor was excellent. The small group size made learning and tutor support a pleasure.''

    Niall OLeary, LCA, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Really productive day. Very pleased with the tutoring, thank you.''

    Jonathan Mawer, Vectorworks - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Thank you very much. Everything was presented in a clear manner and the tutor was really helpful.''

    Nawar Albazaz, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Great tutor, good understanding of my abilities and speed of learning. ''

    Rachel Radford, Vectorworks - 1 Day Bespoke

    ''It was very good, thoroughly worth it. The tutor was excellent and very efficient. ''

    William Slack, Student, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Great training over the 2 days with an excellent teacher. I am so much more informed about the digital CAD world and more prepared for my creative career as a designer. I will gladly recommend this on to other students seeking creative professional careers.''

    Peter Johnson, University of Arts London, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Trainer was patient and explained commands and process well. Level of development within two days was more than expected!''

    Bryan Sturrock, Event, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''A really enjoyable programme. The trainer was engaging and delivered content relevant to his audience.''

    Denise Anderson, Hertford Regional College, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Very enjoyable 2 days. Good knowledge and great attitude by trainer. A very good grounding for us, with lots of "light bulb" moments!''

    Robert Phillips, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Captivate - 2 Day Introduction

    ''The trainer was excellent and I have learned a lot. I would recommend XChange Training to anyone who needs to learn new skills in practical and useful way. ''

    Zeljko Kovacevic, St. Edmunds College, Dreamweaver - 1 Day Introduction

Frequently Asked Questions:

What dates are available for this course?

As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

Can this course be delivered live online?

Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

Can the course include my work samples?

It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.