Who should attend?

This course is designed to introduce new users to the general functionality contained within Framing and Floors Module of the Timber Frame Design Suite. This course illustrates the basic functions and how to use them. Users will start from a blank screen and follow through the basic functionality that is required in order to produce a model for both aspects.

This course is designed for users with a good understanding of the AutoCAD® application.

Course objectives

The user will be introduced to all aspects of the Framing and the Floors Module of the Timber Frame Design Suite. The course takes delegates through the basic concepts used within the software then illustrates how the timber frame and floors models are created and edited and finally, how to generate outputs such as manufacturing drawings and cutting lists.


This is a three-day course that runs at a pace which allows time for practical exercises and questions.

Topics include


  • Introduction to frames
  • The user interface
  • Setting up the software
  • Drawing frames
  • Adding openings
  • Inserting/editing plates
  • Adding components to the frame
  • Frame editing
  • Adding roof plane trusses
  • Generating output


  • Introduction to flooring
  • Drawing floor timbers
  • Adding additional timbers to cassettes
  • Splitting cassettes
  • Editing drawn cassettes
  • Editing floor timbers
  • Adding decking to cassettes
  • Adding ancillary components
  • Renumbering cassettes
  • Creating pre-assembled joists
  • Generating output
For pricing and to book please call +44 (0) 1844 261700 or email training@elecosoft.com.

Courses are held at our Training Centre in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire or at your own premises.

Need a fully customised training course?

We can run training courses that are customised to your specific requirements. The Framing training can be based on your own drawing setup and material settings, tailored to reflect the way you design wall frames and/or floor cassettes. Contact our Training Department now on 01844 261700 or email training@elecosoft.com.