Classroom Training - Columbia, Maryland (In-Person)

Monday, September 25 at 9:00 AM - Friday, September 29 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Vectorworks HQ

Vectorworks HQ - 8621 Robert Fulton Dr., Suite 200
Columbia, MD 21046

Vectorworks in-person training is here! 

Special - Register by September 8th for a 20% discount!


Course Information
Date: 09/25/23 - 09/26/23
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $900 
Special $720
 8621 Robert Fulton Dr., Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21046

Learn how to utilize tools, menu commands, and organize your designs in Vectorworks software. Core Concepts starts from the ground up, teaching you the skills needed to become a Vectorworks pro. Make use of 2D and 3D modeling techniques to help master the Vectorworks platform. Through interactive training, you will confidently learn the essential knowledge needed to operate Vectorworks software.

This course provides a solid foundation of Vectorworks skills and will help you prepare for the Vectorworks Core Associate Certification exam.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the Vectorworks interface and learn how to navigate your designs.
  • Understand the hybrid design processes by integrating 2D and 3D drawing concepts into your designs.
  • Learn how to create and manage drawing resources, such as hatches, tiles, fills, line types, and symbols, and access industry-essential resources.
  • Identify file organizational structure by exploring the usage of Classes and Design Layers.
  • Utilize Sheet Layers and Viewports to document and present your designs.

General understanding of basic drafting concepts, such as plan and elevation projections, scale and actual size, and drawing units.

Continuing Educational Units

  • 16 AIA LUs
  • 16 LA CES PDHs



Course Information
Date: 09/27/23 - 09/28/23
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $900 Special $720
Location:  8621 Robert Fulton Dr., Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21046

Take the next step and elevate your design process with our Intermediate Concepts class. Building upon the 2D and 3D drafting skills covered in the Core Concepts class, you will explore efficient drafting techniques and improve your design workflow in this interactive course.

Learning Objectives

  • Manage imported DWG and PDF files through import settings, visibility controls, and other attribute preferences to improve file exchanges with project collaborators.
  • Learn the GIS tools for site and design geolocation.
  • Understand parametric design techniques by exploring Vectorworks’ suite of industry design tools.
  • Learn to create textures for 3D imagery and learn to create custom rendering styles.
  • Produce 3D modeled objects, appropriately mapped with material image textures to analyze for appropriate scale and assembly of materials, using various lighting techniques, rendering styles, and static and perspective views to ensure proof of concept.
  • Utilize built-in worksheets and schedules to analyze data extracted from your design.

Completion of the Vectorworks Core Concepts class and/or successful completion of the Vectorworks Core Associate Certification exam.

Continuing Educational Units

  • 16 AIA LUs
  • 16 LA CES PDHs


You can take advantage of a Bonus Training Day on November 29th. This informal training day is intended for participants to ask questions and further explore Vectorworks.

Additional Information

For all attendees, lunch, coffee, and snacks will be provided. 

iMac computers preloaded with current Vectorworks software will be provided for each classroom training attendee. Workshop participants who want to work on their machine must bring their laptop computer with the software installed. The software may either be your registered license or you may obtain and install a functional evaluation copy before arriving for the course. We will not issue refunds due to malfunctions of software installed on personal laptops. The course instructor is not available or responsible for troubleshooting or servicing personal laptops, nor is the trainer responsible for technical problems experienced during the course due to individual computer hardware or software malfunctions. Detailed information on downloading the software will be emailed and found in your registration confirmation. 

Refund and Cancellation policy

Due to limited seating, class registration fees are non-refundable. However, upon request, your purchase can be used towards purchasing a future class. Classes may be subject to cancellation. Cancellations are determined by five (5) business days before the class starts. Registrants will be notified by email, and a full refund will be issued in the event of a cancellation. 


2023-09-25 09:00:00 2023-09-29 17:00:00 America/New_York Classroom Training - Columbia, Maryland (In-Person) Full event description located at: Vectorworks HQ - 8621 Robert Fulton Dr., Suite 200 Columbia, MD 21046