Course Details and Schedule

SketchUp is a web-based 3-D modelling program. In this introductory session you will learn how to create and manipulate simple 3-D objects. You will learn how to light and view the models and apply materials. You will also learn how to import existing objects and how to generate still images from your models. This course must be taken before the two further SketchUp courses.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Using the 3-D User Interface
  • Using 3-D Draw and Modification Tools (move, mirror, array)
  • Selection techniques
  • Lighting and viewing a model in 3-D
  • Applying materials
  • Importing models and drawings
  • Generating still images
Course information
Intended audience This course is intended for students with little or no three-dimensional drawing or SketchUp experience, but who want to start to create 3-D models using SketchUp.
Prior knowledge Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software SketchUp 8
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.