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19 October 2023

3D Printing Technology in Automotive Education

104 Enrolled

About Course

This course aims to provide learners with introduction to 3D printing technologies, 3D printers, parts and functions of 3D printers, materials for 3D printing, slicing techniques and practical exercises for creating objects in 3D printers. The course aims to provide learners with in-dept knowledge on 3D printing technologies, and use of 3D printing in educational settings. The course content also offers learners practical videos on various topics on 3D printing technologies along with quizzes to allow learners to test their knowledge about 3D printing and provide them with a certificate upon completion of the course.

What will I learn?

  • By participating in this course, you can:
  • Get an overview of history of 3D printing technologies,
  • Learn about parts of 3D printers, materials used in 3D printers and slicing techniques for creating objects in 3D printers,
  • Increase your knowledge on use of 3D printing technologies in educational settings,
  • Practice your skills and knowledge in 3D printing technologies and receive a certificate.
  • All in all, this course will provide you with necessary knowledge and skills to get into 3D printing technologies and use this technology in educational, specifically in automotive technologies.

Course Content

Introduction To 3D Printing Technology in Automotive Education

  • History of 3D Printing
  • 3D Printing in Automotive Practice
  • Using of 3D Printing in The Educational Process
  • Possible Development of The Student’s Ability in Preparation For Practice
  • Self- Assessment

Printer Parts (Mechanical Parts)

Printer Parts (Electrical Components)

Creation of Objects in a Virtual Environment

Slicing Techniques

Using Techniques of The 3D Printer

Printing Materials

Sample STL codes

About the instructor

3D4AUTO Learning HUB is designed by the members of the 3D4AUTO Project Consortium that are experts in the field of 3D printing, Vocational Education and Teaching, Automotive Technologies and educational materials development.
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8 Courses

360 students

Free access this course
Durations: 6 hours
Lectures: 67
Students: Max 0
Level: Intermediate
Language: English
Certificate: Yes

Material Includes

  • A computer and Internet connection


  • Basic computer and digital skills are enough to participate in this course.


  • Students of VET that are willing to start in 3D printing technologies,
  • Teachers of VET, particularly in Automotive field,
  • VET mentors,
  • Learners of any background interested in 3D printing.