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Trimble SketchUp Introduction Masterclass 2 Days - London

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Take a deep look at SketchUp as we show you everything you need to get started and take control of this powerful 3D-design program. With our help, you will be able to create complex, curved designs in no time. A great way to get up to speed in the field of 3D design.

We will guide you on everything from getting started with a simple composition and controlling the SketchUp environment all the way up to creating complex shapes containing curves and 3D text. By the end of the course, you will be confident in drawing and manipulating a wide variety of designs.

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Price: £525.00 ex VAT
Version: Trimble SketchUp
Level: Introduction to Advanced
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central London
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 22 Oct - 23 Oct

SketchUp Masterclass 2 Days

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SketchUp Masterclass 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Masterclass course helps you learn about the tools and features available for power users of SketchUp. We will help you understand how this program allows you to create powerful 3D designs that can be used in many different fields. We will guide you in learning the work area, understanding 2D and 3D geometry, rendering, and much more.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand design best practices
  • Create geometry in 2D and 3D
  • Generate and connect forms
  • Write 3D text
  • Render your designs
  • Handle complex 3D designs
  • Model curves
  • Use Ruby extensions
  • Optimise and organise your designs
  • Interface with other software

Our goals are for you to unlock the full potential of SketchUp and to become a confident power user.

Special offer: self-employed and freelance delegates currently qualify for a 15% discount on the normal price of this course.

This course can be taken in a single 2-day block or split into a 1-day block (Introduction) and then a separate 1-day block (Advanced) taken at a later date.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for those with little or no experience in 3D drawing, and is the best way for graphic designers and other creative professionals to get up to speed. The skills covered will suit a wide range of professionals including interior designers, architects and garden or outdoor designers.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

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SketchUp Masterclass 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

SketchUp Interface and Optimisation
  • Setting a more powerful workspace
  • Navigation, View and Camera options
  • Keyboard shortcuts for productivity
How SketchUp Looks at the World
  • Creating 2D geometry inside the SketchUp environment
  • Move, copy and arrays
  • Creating exact geometry with Measurements
Drawing Lines
  • Simple and powerful approaches using the Line tool
Working with Constraints
  • Getting SketchUp to help us with the Inference system
Creating 3D Geometry in Different Ways
  • Using Pushpull to model in 3D
  • Other key tools for 3D models including Offset, Follow Me, Scale and Rotate
Modifications and Accuracy
  • Deforming shapes while being accurate with measurements
  • Display dimensions
Groups
  • Looking at how Groups are essential in a variety of ways
  • Creating, editing and exploding groups
Copying and Positioning
  • Looking at copying (Array) techniques
  • Precise positioning of objects
Components
  • The difference between Groups and Components
  • Using clones to speed up various workflows
Basic Materials
  • Using the built-in materials to colour and texture a model
3D Warehouse
  • The efficient use of ready-made 3D models to populate a model
Complex Modelling
  • Creating difficult objects
  • Working with curved shapes
  • Intersecting geometry
Advanced Strategies
  • Cross Sections
  • Planning your approach for big projects
  • Best practice for Landscape, Interior, Architecture etc. projects
Working with Imagery
  • SketchUp’s powerful way of using images and photos
  • Setting styles and backgrounds
Tracing Drawings
  • Reference and exploit scanned drawings and other files such as CAD
Texture and Materials
  • How to colour the model using the built-in library
  • Use of custom images and textures on models
  • How to edit and adjust model textures
Photomatch
  • Using Photomatch to create 3D models from photographs
Printing and Output
  • Exploring ways to present 3D models using various techniques such as static images, PDF, animations and 3D models
Overview of Advanced Topics
  • Photorealistic and Art rendering
  • Layout
  • Extensions/Plugins

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Trimble Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

Trimble SketchUp Training Course Notepad and Book

Further details on benefits included with this Trimble SketchUp course:

Our trainers are SketchUp experts with years of experience teaching SketchUp. Get the technical skills you need with our SketchUp professionals.

Included with our SketchUp courses is the SketchUp in 10 Minutes book for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 200+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:

5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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Very good and enthusiastic tutor who clearly enjoys the subject, and was very keen to impart his knowledge - very good indeed. Thank you.

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