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SketchUp Intro | Training Course

Learn how to bring your drawings to life with the easy-to-use 3D modelling software.
Perfect for designers, architects, engineers and more to sketch using precision.


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SketchUp Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Understand the interface
  • Drawing and editing tools
  • Create a model from pictures/DWG files
  • Using models for 3D warehouse
  • Rendering and animation
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.7 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 16 reviews

Getting started with SketchUP

• Interface

• Setting up your workspace

• Project units

• Selecting a template


• Zoom

• Pan

• Orbit

• Zoom extends

• Standard views

• View styles (shaded with edges, wireframe, x-ray, etc)

• Perspective and parallel projection

• Using the position camera tool

• Creating a scene

• Adding section planes

Drawing, erase and selection tools

• Using lines, circles, polygons tools

• Using the arc (arc, 2 points arc, 3points arc and pie) tool

• Using the freehand tool

• Selection tool and methods

• Using the erase tool to erase, smooth and hide

Editing tools

• Manipulating objects with move rotate and scale

• Using the move and rotate tool to copy and array

• Mirroring an object using the scale tool

• Stickiness behaviour

• Creating groups and components

• Push -pull, follow-me and offset tools

• Constraining object movement

Creating a model from a picture

• Inserting and using a picture as a reference

• Scaling the picture accurately

• Tracing over it and generating a 3d model

Creating a model from a DWG file

• Inserting and using a dwg file

• Using the vectors of the dwg file as a reference

Working and using models for 3D warehouse

• Accessing the 3dwarehouse

• Creating an account

• Fixing faulty models

• Placing a model in your scene

• Removing unused models from your file


• Using tape measure

• Dimensions

• Protractor

• Text


• Layers - what they do and how to use them

• Making groups and components - what they do and how to use them

• Scenes - creating, modifying and updating

• Outliner


• Applying materials

• Making new materials

• Adjusting material mapping on faces

• Editing material

Rendering and animation

• Applying styles

• Exporting 2d graphics

• Making animations from scenes

• Scenes - transitions and delays

• Export settings - frame sizes

• Frame rates

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"Really helpful and a great start into sketch up. Would highly recommend."
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Latest Reviews

"Ricardo was very patient and explained everything step by step"
Estee Lauder
  • 12th March

"Ricardo was amazing, his knowledge of SketchUp Pro was amazing and his experience with using the tools was fantastic. I can't imagine there would be a better teacher."
Estee Lauder Companies
  • 12th March

"The course was very clear and simple steps and trainer explained all subtle things I hadn't picked up when using linkedin training. The interactive session was really helpful."
Estee Lauder Companies
  • 12th March