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Introduction to 3D Design and Printing Using Fusion 360

This exciting new course will teach you how to use Fusion 360, an industry-standard software for 3D modelling, and you'll be guided to take your ideas from a simple concept and turn them into 3D printable designs.

Course overview

This practical course is available to study in our spring term. Check out the term dates and other information below.

Dates

Wednesday 18 January – Wednesday 22 March 2023

Duration and times

10 Wednesdays 18.00–21.00

Tutor

Jordan Cutler

Fee

£349

Class capacity

12

Course details

You'll be expertly guided by your tutor through both simple and more advanced techniques using Fusion 360, making this the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to explore the world of 3D Design and 3D Printing. 

Throughout the course you'll be provided with an overview of the basic operations within Fusion 360. This includes exploring the interface, best practices, sketching, extruding, sculpting and surface modelling.

You'll also be introduced to the core concepts of 3D Printing. This includes learning how to prepare files, introducing slicing software such as Cura, introduction to different types of printers and you'll have the opportunity to 3D print your designs.

This course will take place inside our state-of-the-art Innovation Studio where our 3D printing hub is housed.

  • Introduction to Fusion 360
  • Exploring the Interface
  • Basic modelling techniques
  • Introduction to the Timeline
  • Rendering
  • Saving and exporting files from Fusion 360
  • An Introduction to 3D Printing and different types of 3D printers
  • Introduction to Slicing Software and How to prepare a file for printing
  • Understanding different materials
  • 3D Printing objects

The course aims to:

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction and overview of Fusion 360 and 3D Printing
  • Develop your understanding of 3D design software and 3D printing
  • Provide you with the knowledge and opportunity to take your designs from concept to 3D printed output

  • A comprehensive overview, understanding and hands-on experience working with 3D Modelling software and 3D Printers. Your tutor will provide ongoing formative and summative assessment throughout the course.
  • All students with 100% course attendance will be issued with an official AUB Short Course certificate of attendance. To request your certificate get in touch with the course team at shortcourses@aub.ac.uk

As this is an introductory course, no 3D design or 3D printing experience is necessary – just come with plenty of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new skills. Suitable for creatives aged 18+.

All course materials are included in the course fee.

All course materials are included in the course fee.