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TAFE Statement in 3D Printing for Beginners

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Overview About this course

Bring your ideas to life with our industry-standard 3D printing and scanning technology in this creative 4-week course. Learn how to set up 3D printers, create basic 3D print files and take home your real-life 3D prototypes each week.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Set up 3D printers on different machines

  • Print 3D files in PLA filament

  • Troubleshoot common printing problems

  • Navigate the software programs TinkerCad and Fusion360 to create 3D models

  • Experiment with modifying and customising files

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A sound understanding of how 3D printing and scanning works

  • Specialist skills that will be useful in a range of different roles and industries

  • Unique and individual 3D models that showcase your learnings and newfound skills

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Digital literacy and proficient computer skills with the ability to navigate software programs

  • The physical ability and fine motor skills to operate 3D printing equipment

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: working in a design office or any workplace that involves running 3D printers, creative designer and small business owner.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The TAFE Statement in 3D Printing for Beginners does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • 3D Printing for Beginners 800-001051A

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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