Workshops and Classes

Looking to learn 3D Design and 3D Printing? Check out some of the workshops The CAD Advantage offers, then get in contact with me to book time!

3D Printing Crash Course

Are you completely unfamiliar with 3D Printing? Come in to one of our 3D Printing Basics courses! You will learn:

  • Basic information about how 3D Printers work
  • The different types of 3D Printers available to you, as well as the materials they use
  • The different preferences that 3D Printers use
  • The 3D Printing Tool Chain (CAD, Slicer, Printer)
  • Specifics of 3D Printing (Support Structure, Multiple Object Printing, Print Time)
  • Further resources for 3D Printing (File Libraries, Local Resources, and more)

3D Design 101 - Learning TinkerCAD

TinkerCAD is a free online program designed to teach people the basics of 3D Design. You will learn:

  • The ins and outs of TinkerCAD
  • Basics of designing a part to be 3D Printed
  • Basics of 3D Printers and how they work/how to print something
  • Good resources for furthering your 3D Printing education

The class is available in several formats:

  • One-time 90 minute workshop, perfect for entrepreneurs and small businesses
  • Week-long class, one hour a day. More advanced course, great for Summer Schools and Camps
  • Month-long class, one hour a day, 3 times a week. Full 3D Printing curriculum, including final projects and lots of free take-home items. Great for students looking to learn as much as they can!

Want to book a workshop? Fill out the comment form with your interest, rough class size (all the way down to one student!), and when you were hoping to have the class; we will get back to you within a day to find a schedule that works for you!

Ready to jump in?