3D Printing Introduction Evening Course


Who is this course for? 

Our 3D Printing Introduction Course is perfect for those looking to learn how to 3D model and 3D print their own designs to an advanced level within a supportive, group learning environment.


What will you learn?

In our state of the art 3D printing course, you will learn the ins and outs of this exciting new technology. By the end of the course, you will be confident in using a 3D printer to create your own models. We have 5 3D printers that you will be learning how to operate (pictured).


You will be taught how to design models for architecture, jewelry, products, engineering or any other creative pursuit using 3D software. You will also learn how to use a 3D printer and the insider knowledge on the current state of the industry and its future capabilities. 


Course Includes:

  • Expert teaching from practicing architects and designers

  • Bespoke video tutorials to take home

  • Digital reference book for revision

  • Free ongoing after support

  • Tailoring of syllabus and projects where possible

  • LST certificate of completion

  • 10% of all fees allocated to design training for charities and schools.
  • Free course re-take within 18 Months.


Course Coverage:


3D Printing

  • Theory and background of 3D Printing  
  • Types of consumer-level 3D Printers
  • What is FDM Printing
  • Limitations of Printing
  • 3D Print materials
  • Cura - slicing your model
  • Preparing STL files and sending to the 3D Printer  
  • Layer wall height
  • Infill
  • Shell
  • Supports
  • Best print orientation
  • Downloading models 
  • Setting Up a 3D printer  
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Design at least 4 models to be Printed


3D Modelling

  • Introduction to Sketchup
  • Software interface
  • Basic modeling principles
  • Modeling to scale
  • 3D Workflows - groups & layers
  • Considering print limitations when designing
  • Design & print your own Furniture, Jewellery & Architecture

What: Hands-on practical course, lesson 4 is bespoke allowing for you to work on your projects and portfolio.

When: 4 week evening course - 1 class per week with practice in-between.

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Where: London Software Training, London, E8 3FA

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London Software Training

17 Sheep Lane, E8 3FA

London, United Kingdom

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