3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners

3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners


Become a trained professional from the safety and comfort of your own home by taking 3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners . Whatever your situation and requirements, One Education can supply you with professional teaching, gained from industry experts, and brought to you for a great price with a limited-time discount.

One Education has been proud to produce an extensive range of best-selling courses, and 3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners is one of our best offerings. It is crafted specially to promote easy learning at any location with an online device. Each topic has been separated into digestible portions that can be memorised and understood in the minimum of time. 

Teaching and training are more than just a job for the staff at One Education; we take pride in employing those who share our vision for e-learning and its importance in today’s society. To prove this, all learning materials for each course are available for at least one year after the initial purchase.  

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By completing 3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners, you will have automatically earnt an e-certificate that is industry-recognised and will be a great addition to your competencies on your CV.

Whatever your reason for studying 3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners, make the most of this opportunity from One Education and excel in your chosen field.

Please be aware that there are no hidden fees, no sudden exam charges, and no other kind of unexpected payments. All costs will be made very clear before you even attempt to sign up.  

Learning Outcome

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of


After completing this course's assessment, you will be eligible for:

OE Certificate@2x-100 (1) (1) (1)

The CPD QS Accredited Certificate Is Available In PDF Format, At The Cost Of £9, Or A Hard Copy Can Be Sent To You Via Post, At The Cost Of £15.​

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Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The 3D Printing 101 for Absolute Beginners is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Intro & Motivation
Chapter 01: Intro: What do you learn in this course and what equipment do you need? 00:03:00
Chapter 02: Motivation: Awesome 3D printing examples 00:04:00
3D Printing Basics (Hardware)
Chapter 03: How does a 3D Printer work? & 3D Printer Components 00:03:00
Chapter 04: 3D printer purchase advice (incl. accessories) 00:06:00
Chapter 05: Setting up a 3D printer (incl. leveling of the printing bed) 00:02:00
Chapter 06: First 3D printing job with the CR-10 3D printer 00:02:00
3D Printing Software
Chapter 07: Overview on file formats & slicing software 00:04:00
Chapter 08: Editing of “.stl” files with Autodesk Meshmixer (e.g.: carabiner) 00:06:00
Chapter 09: Introduction to the slicing program “Cura”: Creating a “.gcode” (e.g. snap hook) 00:11:00
Chapter 10: Upgrade parts for the 3D printer 00:02:00
Chapter 11: Slicing of the upgrade parts in Cura 00:05:00
Step-by-step slicing and 3D printing of examples
Chapter 12: Example 1: Low-poly dog statue 00:06:00
Chapter 13: Example 2: Honeycomb vase 00:04:00
Chapter 14: Example 3: Fill patterns 00:03:00
Chapter 15: Final tips on Slicing 00:01:00
Filaments & Materials
Chapter 16: Overview on 3D printing materials 00:04:00
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Chapter 17: General Maintenance 00:03:00
Chapter 18: Troubleshooting for poor 3D printing results 00:06:00
3D Scanning
Chapter 19: Introduction to 3D scanning: 3D scanners and a simple scanning method 00:02:00
Chapter 20: Conclusion of the workshop and credits 00:01:00

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