3D PRINTING AND BUILD A 3D PRINTER
SCQF Level 7
Computing

Course Overview
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We will teach you the basic skills in 3D printing that includes hands on printer building and calibration. Learn how these machines reproduce complex shapes and watch your own creations come to life. You will learn about the different materials that can be used to print with and learn the basics of the software used to design objects for 3D printing.

What You Will Learn
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  • 3D modelling for 3D printing
  • Construct and calibrate a 3D printer
  • Different printing materials
  • Print your own creations
  • About Ethical and environmental issues


Entry Requirements
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You will be invited along to an interview prior to being offered a place. This is an opportunity to hear about the course, meet the lecturer and ask any questions.



    English Proficiency Requirements
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    • IELTS 5.5
    How the course is assessed
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    • This course is completely practical with no assessments
    Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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    You will be invited along to an interview prior to being offered a place. This is an opportunity to hear about the course, meet the lecturer and ask any questions.

    Progression And Articulation Routes
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    • CompTIA+ Evening course
    • CISCO Entry Networking Technician
    • CISCO Internet of Things (Internet Of Things)
    • Robotics and Control Systems
    • NPA Cyber Security, Networking and Forensics
    • NPA Software Development and Web (or Digital Design)
    • An HND course in computing if you have other relevant qualifications
    • This is a good CPD course for those already in employment

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    Career Opportunities
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    • This is a good course for those in self-employment particularly in the creative Industries and product design that want to make use of 3D printing and manufacturing techniques.
    • You will gain good technical skills on the course which will help towards advancing to another course in computing or Engineering.

    Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
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    • 1 evening per week, Wednesday evenings 5:30 to 8:30
    Course Cost And Funding Options
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    Start Date(s)
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    This course will start on…
    • 21/01/2020
    End Date(s)
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    This course will end on...
    • 12/06/2020
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