Live Online SketchUp Training with Digidemy
Duration: 12 hours
Overview of the course
Docklands Media is proud to offer this unique SketchUp training experience in partnership with Digidemy (digidemy.com). This live online training course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of SketchUp and help you understand the core concepts of 3D architectural design with SketchUp.
Just like attending a classroom training session, with Digidemy’s SketchUp course, you will be able to attend the classes over the internet while they take place live. You will be able to interact with your SketchUp trainer just like you would in a classroom.
This course is for…
Those who find it difficult to book time off work, or travel to our training centres. Digidemy SketchUp course runs entirely online. This SketchUp course is also ideal for those who find it difficult to afford a traditional training course. Our partner Digidemy offers this fantastic SketchUp course for only £4 per hour.
You do not need any prior knowledge of the software, in order to attend this course. However, you should have a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system – such as launching an application, creating folders, saving files and copying them onto a different drive.
Digidemy is a partner company of Docklands Media, and offers cost-effective, live online training courses spread across several weeks. Digidemy offers a different training experience than our traditional classroom based courses. For more information about how Digidemy works, please visit digidemy.com
This SketchUp course consists of six sessions of two hours each. You will be attending a live two-hour session, and given homework before your next session. The entire duration of the course varies between 3-5 weeks.
Class 1 – Introduction To SketchUp and Setting Up The Preferences
In this first 2-hour lesson you will learn the SketchUp interface and how to configure it. You will also learn to navigate your models, set up the units of your project, create a template and view the models in different way and from different angles.
Class 2 – Basic Drafting Techniques
Now that you know your way around SketchUp is time to learn the basic drafting tools. At the end of this class, you will know how to draw shapes and models with the wide range of tools that are available in SketchUp.
Class 3 – Basic Modelling Techniques
Once you have created some surfaces or models you will then take those a step further. With the modelling tool provided in SketchUp you can add a great deal of detail to your model and also create new models with ease and speed. These topics are what this 2-hour class focuses on. By the end of the session, you will be confident in creating some awesome models in SketchUp.
Class 4 – Creating a 3D Model From an Image or a CAD File
In this lesson you will put in to practice all the tools you have learnt so far to create a model based on an image or a CAD file. During this class, you will also learn the importance of layers, groups and components in SketchUp.
Class 5 – Reusable Content, Scenes and Materials
During this lesson, you will learn how to create and edit components, as well as editing and applying materials to these components and models. You will also learn how to create scenes to save your custom views in SketchUp.
Class 6 – Exporting from SketchUp
In this final lesson, you will learn how to export your model in a number of different ways. You will learn exporting as images to Adobe Photoshop, as DWG files for Autodesk AutoCAD and as a video files.
To see the next available dates for this live online SketchUp course, please refer to Digidemy by clicking here.
If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 10% discount for each student from the original price of this course.
Education and Non-profit Organisations
If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 10% discount.
Training Credits do not apply to Digidemy Online Courses.
If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 10% discount from the original price.
Students and Freelancers
Student discounts do not apply to Digidemy Online Courses.