Course code: 800-001051

TAFE Statement in 3D Printing for Beginners

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Overview About this course

Gain practical experience in printing models to take home. Familiarise yourself with 3D modelling software such as TinkCad and Fusion360. Investigate models online, experiment with modifying and customising files and learn how to set up for printing.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll 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

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • 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?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Entry requirements

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

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend 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 Where can this course take you?

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 options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners 800001051A

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

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • 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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