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Sketchup Basic to Advance Level Course (One to One)

Real Animation Works, In London (+1 locations)
16 hours
500 GBP excl. VAT
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Real Animation Works

Course Description: SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course.

Training duration: 16 hrs.

Method: 1-2-1, Personalized attention, Tailored content, Flexible pace, Individual support.

Schedule: Personalized training experience with our flexible 1-2-1 sessions. Tailor your own schedule by pre-booking a convenient hour of your choice, available from Monday to Saturday between 9 am and 7 pm.

The SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to master SketchUp, from the basics to advanced techniques. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or an experienced user aiming to enhance your skills, this course offers a structured learning path to help you achieve your goals.

Throughout the course, participants will be introduced to SketchUp's powerful features and functionalities. They will learn essential concepts such as navigating the interface, creating 3D models, manipulating geometry, applying textures and materials, and utilizing plugins and extensions. As the course progresses, participants will delve into advanced topics, including advanced modeling techniques, complex geometry creation, component creation, animation, and more.

By enrolling in the SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course, participants will gain a deep understanding of SketchUp's capabilities and develop the expertise to tackle complex design projects.Whether attending in-person or joining the live online sessions, participants will have the flexibility to engage in real-time learning that suits their preferences and schedule.

As part of the course package, all participants will receive access to lesson recordings, allowing them to review the content at their own pace. Additionally, lifetime email support ensures ongoing assistance and guidance, even after completing the course.

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  1. Comprehensive Skill Development:Master SketchUp from the basics to advanced techniques. Gain a solid foundation in 3D modeling and progress to advanced topics, enabling you to tackle complex design projects with confidence.
  2. Practical Project Experience:Engage in hands-on exercises and real-world design scenarios to apply your skills. Develop proficiency in creating architectural models, interior designs, furniture designs, and more.
  3. Enhanced Design Efficiency:Discover time-saving techniques and workflow optimization strategies to maximize your productivity in SketchUp. Learn how to work smarter and achieve your design goals more efficiently.
  4. Versatile Application:Explore the versatility of SketchUp and its application in various fields, including architecture, interior design, product design, and more. Acquire skills that can be tailored to your specific interests and professional aspirations.
  5. Recorded Lessons for Review:Access to lesson recordings allows you to revisit the course material and reinforce your learning. Review specific topics or techniques whenever needed, ensuring a deeper understanding of SketchUp.
  6. Lifetime Email Support:Benefit from ongoing support through lifetime email assistance. Receive guidance, answers to your questions, and further clarification, even after completing the course.

Enroll in the SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course and unlock your full potential in SketchUp. Choose between in-person or live online sessions, and take advantage of lesson recordings and lifetime email support. From mastering the fundamentals to advanced modeling techniques, this course will equip you with the skills and confidence to create impressive 3D models and designs.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

The SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course is suitable for a wide range of individuals who are interested in gaining comprehensive skills in using SketchUp, a popular 3D modeling software. Here are some examples of the types of people who would benefit from attending this course:

  1. Architects and Design Professionals: Architects, interior designers, and other design professionals can attend the course to learn how to create detailed 3D models, visualize designs, and produce accurate architectural documentation using SketchUp.

  2. Engineers and Construction Professionals: Professionals in engineering, construction, and related fields can benefit from learning SketchUp to create precise 3D models for structural analysis, clash detection, construction planning, and coordination.

  3. Students: Students pursuing degrees in architecture, interior design, engineering, or related fields can take the course to supplement their education and gain practical skills in 3D modeling using SketchUp.

  4. Hobbyists and DIY Enthusiasts: Individuals interested in 3D modeling as a hobby or for personal projects can attend the course to learn how to create virtual models of their ideas, visualize designs, and bring their concepts to life.

  5. Urban Planners and Landscape Designers: Professionals involved in urban planning, landscape architecture, and site development can benefit from learning SketchUp to create 3D models of urban environments, simulate landscapes, and analyze spatial relationships.

  6. Furniture and Product Designers: Designers specializing in furniture, industrial design, or product development can attend the course to learn how to create detailed 3D models of their designs, visualize them in different contexts, and present them to clients.

  7. Professionals in Related Industries: Professionals working in fields such as film and animation, game design, virtual reality, and 3D visualization can benefit from learning SketchUp to create 3D assets, architectural visualizations, and immersive environments.

It's worth noting that the course is designed to cater to both beginners and individuals with some prior knowledge of SketchUp. The content can be customized to the specific needs and skill levels of the participants, ensuring that everyone can benefit from the training.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have gained a solid foundation in using SketchUp and the skills necessary to create complex 3D models, generate construction documents, apply materials and textures, create realistic renderings, and utilize advanced modeling techniques. They will be equipped with the expertise needed to excel in their use of SketchUp and enhance their professional or personal projects.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of the SketchUp Basic to Advanced Training Course, participants can expect to achieve the following outcomes:

  1. Proficiency in navigating the SketchUp interface and understanding its core features and tools.
  2. Competence in creating detailed 3D models using SketchUp's modeling capabilities, including accurate geometry creation, component management, and precise measurements.
  3. Knowledge of applying materials, textures, and lighting to enhance the visual quality of 3D models.
  4. Understanding of advanced modeling techniques, such as creating complex shapes, utilizing plugins and extensions, and utilizing parametric modeling tools.
  5. Skill in generating construction documents, including floor plans, elevations, sections, and 2D presentations from 3D models.
  6. Ability to create realistic renderings and visualizations of 3D models using SketchUp's rendering capabilities or external rendering plugins.
  7. Familiarity with efficient workflow strategies, keyboard shortcuts, and customization options to optimize productivity and speed up the modeling process in SketchUp.
  8. Proficiency in integrating SketchUp models with other software platforms, such as CAD programs or rendering software.
  9. Confidence in applying the acquired skills to real-world projects in various industries, such as architecture, interior design, construction, and product design.
  10. Creativity in utilizing SketchUp to explore design possibilities, experiment with different concepts, and present ideas in a visually compelling manner.

Throughout the training, participants will engage in hands-on exercises, practical examples, and real-world scenarios to reinforce their learning. Detailed explanations, demonstrations, and instructor guidance will be provided to ensure a comprehensive understanding of each topic. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions, seek clarifications, and receive personalized assistance.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. This certificate recognizes their dedication to learning SketchUp and signifies their completion of the course. It can be included in their professional portfolio, resume, or LinkedIn profile, showcasing their proficiency in using SketchUp for 3D modeling and design. The certificate serves as a tangible recognition of their accomplishment and can enhance their credibility in the field.

We are committed to providing high-quality training and ensuring that participants have the necessary skills to excel in their use of SketchUp.

Training Course Content

Course Title: SketchUp Layout and Vray Basic to Advanced Training Course

Course Duration: 16 hours

Course Description:

This course is designed for architects, interior designers, and 3D artists who want to learn SketchUp, Layout, and Vray for creating high-quality architectural designs and presentations. Participants will learn how to create and edit 3D models, create professional construction documents, and create photorealistic renderings with Vray.

Course Outline:

I. Introduction to SketchUp (2 hours)

  • Overview of SketchUp interface and tools
  • Navigation and viewport controls
  • Creating and editing basic 3D models
  • Understanding Layers and Scenes

II. SketchUp Modeling Techniques (4 hours)

  • Creating more complex 3D models using advanced tools
  • Using groups and components for model organization
  • Adding custom details and finishes
  • Creating and editing materials and textures

III. Layout for Construction Documents (4 hours)

  • Creating construction documents in Layout
  • Importing SketchUp models into Layout
  • Creating floor plans, elevations, and sections
  • Adding annotations and dimensions to construction documents
  • Using layers to control visibility

IV. Introduction to Vray (2 hours)

  • Overview of Vray for SketchUp
  • Basic Vray interface and tools
  • Understanding Vray materials and textures

V. Advanced Rendering Techniques (4 hours)

  • Applying advanced rendering techniques to SketchUp models using Vray
  • Creating artificial lighting and using natural lighting
  • Adding entourage and landscaping to designs
  • Using Vray tools for photorealistic materials, textures, and lighting
  • Creating render settings and output options

VI. Importing and Exporting (30 minutes)

  • Importing and exporting files from other software
  • Understanding file formats and compatibility
  • Exporting models for 3D printing.

VII. Conclusion and Next Steps (30 minutes)

  • Review of course content
  • Tips for further learning and resources
  • Q&A and feedback

Note: The above course outline is just a suggestion, and the course content and duration can be adjusted according to the needs and level of the learners.


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05 Nov 2022
Geat Vray and Sketchup course

Really great V Ray for Sketch up 1 day course. It was exactly what I needed having self-taught myself on both software’s. Aysha was clear and concise with her explanations and I...

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12 Oct 2022
Amazing Tutor and amazing experience

My experience with Real Animation works has been absolutely amazing! I did a 16-hour Sketchup course, and my tutor Aysha was incredibly good at teaching and explaining how to us...

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21 Sep 2022
Tholl is a fantastic tutor

Tholl is a fantastic tutor, very knowledgeable with Autocad and SketchUp.


Course fee:

Sketchup 5 hrs 1-2-1 training course =  £ 170
Sketchup 10 hrs 1-2-1 training course =  £ 300
Sketchup with Vray 16 hrs 1-2-1 training course =  £ 480

Continuing Studies

We understand the importance of accessibility and continuous support for our learners. That's why at Real Animation Works, we are dedicated to providing convenient access to our training and ongoing assistance. Our availability extends from Monday to Saturday, operating from 9 am to 9 pm, ensuring flexible scheduling options to accommodate various time zones and individual preferences.

In addition, we believe in fostering long-term success for our students. Therefore, we provide lifetime email and phone support, ensuring that you can reach out to us whenever you need guidance, clarification, or assistance, even beyond the completion of the course. Our experienced instructors are committed to your growth and are ready to provide ongoing support to help you excel in your creative journey.

Choose Real Animation Works for a comprehensive learning experience with convenient access and lifetime support. Join us and unlock your creative potential today!

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Real Animation Works
Chester House Unit 2.11 - Kennington Park Business Centre
1-3 Brixton Road
SW9 6DE London

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