Entry Requirements

A good level of English is required and basic knowledge and/or experience of using AutoCad 2D.

Who is the course for

This course is for anyone who has a basic level of experience working with 2D AutoCAD, either in the workplace or as part of a course, who wishes to enhance their skills further in 3D Modelling and Digital Printing for the design, prototyping and manufacture of basic components.

Course Content

Creating and Managing 3D drawing

  • Using general 3 D command such as Spher, Cylinders, Qubix, Helix, Move and Extrude
  • Using 3D Editing tools, transform, rotate, and Boolean operation
  • Rendering and visualisation

3D Printing

  • Use of 3D printers to manufacture prototype
  • Setting up a 3D printer to manufacture 3D model
  • Using the 3D printer to manufacture the product
  • Health & Safety considerations
  • Good workshop practice.

Study Methods

Hands on tutor led assignments and activities.

How is the course assessed

Ongoing informal assessment

Where next - Further Studies

Formal accredited training

Where next - Job Opportunities


More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 06 June 2018

Starts: 06/06/2018

Duration: 6 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £225.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 13 November 2018

Starts: 13/11/2018

Duration: 6 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £295.00