Private Course for the Association of British Theatre Technicians

Sometimes members of the Customer Success and Digital practice teams need to associate customers and accounts to Visit Reports, Cases and Training or for other reasons. Frequently we do have these people on Salesforce but they are down as leads. This guide will take you through how to convert a lead to a Contact and a Prospect Account. The Prospect Account will then still receive all the correct marketing and sales calls appropriate to this stage in the customer journey.

Video
Customer Success and Digital Practice
5 Minutes
Beginner

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Find a Lead.

  2. Convert a Lead

  3. Set the Account type to Prospect

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Video
All Industries
30 Minutes
Intermediate

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Learn how to make a walkthrough from a path.
  2. Learn how to make an Orbit Path.

Spotlight and Designer

This is mandatory training for all Vectorworks employees working from the Newbury office during the COVID-19 pandemic.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Refresh your memory general responsibilities around the spread of COVID-19.

  2. Refresh your memory on your personal mandatory responsibilities while using the Newbury office.

Smooth your transition with our handy guide to some of the key differences between Vectorworks and AutoCAD.

Text
All Industries
15 Minutes
Beginner

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Learn the main differences between the two softwares.
  2. Become familiar with Vectorworks terms for common AutoCAD tools and commands.

Fundamentals, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, and Designer

Improve your training skills with Linked In Learning.

Video
All Industries
65 Minutes
Beginner


Find out how to take a GoToWebinar Service Select Webinar recording and upload it to the University.



LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Download a webinar.
  2. Upload the edited version to Vimeo
  3. Create a Course Card
  4. Create a webinar Page.
  5. Enroll users.
  6. Go Live!

In this first part of the ABTT Vectorworks course, we will be looking at the fundamentals of drafting on a computer. Paying particular attention to coordinates and origins. We will then look at how to set up the program for working in an entertainment context. This will include preferences and learning how to navigate 3d views. We will then move onto creating and drawing simple shapes and lastly how one might present their work through the use of viewports and sheet layers. 

The Landmark guide will take you through importing and drawing up your survey. You will then go through how to use the hybrid tools, such as Hardscapes and Plants to create your designs.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Landmark course, but can be taken on its own.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Import a survey
  2. Draw existing buildings
  3. Create Hardscape Styles
  4. Create Plants
  5. Create schedules from your design

The Site Modelling guide will take you through how to import your site data, generate a landform and make modifications. This guide is recommended for experienced users.

While most features are available in Architect, some features may be available in Designer and Landmark only.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Site Modelling course, but can be taken on its own.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Import Survey data
  2. Create a landform
  3. Analyse the site
  4. Modify the terrain


The Basics guide will walk you through the overall user interface, mouse interaction, and document organization. In addition, we will introduce you to the basic use of tools and commands in the software. You will become familiar with many of basic conventions used in all Vectorworks software products. This guide is recommended for both new and experienced users.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Foundation course, but can be taken on its own.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Basic Drawing Skills
  2. Moving and Copying
  3. Learn How to Navigate and Adjust View in Vectorworks
  4. Explore Document Organization and Resource Management
  5. Presentation and Printing

The Architect guide will take you through creating a concept building with the architect toolset. You will then progress this design to include components and details.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Architect course, but can be taken on its own.

Text and Video
Buildings
16 Hours
Intermediate

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Examine Stories.
  2. Create Walls.
  3. Create Slabs.
  4. Create Roofs.
  5. Progress your design.
  6. Present, Print and create a VR experience.

Architect and Designer

The Interiors guide will take you through creating a building or room, adding and creating furniture and the basics of textures and rendering.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Interiors course, but can be taken on its own.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Import a survey.
  2. Create a building/room.
  3. Use the Resource Manager to find and place furniture.
  4. Create your own furniture.
  5. Add  finishes to Walls and other objects.
  6. Present, Print and create a VR experience.

This course shows how to add attendees to the UK courses

This guide takes you through the main features of Vectorworks Spotlight.

Note: This guide is intended as a companion to the in person Vectorworks UK Spotlight for Lighting Design, but can be taken on its own.

Text and Video
Entertainment
6 Hours
Intermediate

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Create a Venue.
  2. Create Hanging Positions.
  3. Add Lighting Instruments and Accessories.
  4. Report on your designs

Spotlight and Designer