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Quick Look Course Summary:Google SketchUp for Beginners Course
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  • Length: 2 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 11,600.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 8,107.93 EX VAT 10 Person R 5,569.08 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    Google SketchUp for Beginners Course: Introduction

    Google Sketch-up is a design program intended for anyone who needs to design 3-D models, such as engineers, architects and others. Topics include creating models, saving files, cloning and transformation of objects and the component library.

    Google SketchUp for Beginners Course :Course Outline

    1. Introducing Sketch UP
    Design with Sketch Up
    Different versions of Sketch Up
    Using the Help Features

    2. Exploring the Sketch Up Interface
    Learning the interface elements
    Using menu’s
    Accessing toolbars
    Interacting with the interface
    Customising the interface

    3. Navigating and Configuring the Drawing Area
    Understanding 3-D Space
    Learning the Standard Views in Sketch Up
    Managing Perspective
    Using the Drawing Area Camera Controls
    Walking through your Model
    Configuring the drawing area

    4. Working with Files
    Starting with a template
    Opening and saving files
    Setting file preferences
    Importing files into Sketch Up
    Exporting Sketch Up files
    Using Sketch Up View

    5. Selecting Objects
    Selecting Objects with the Select Tool
    Selecting Objects with Menu Commands
    Viewing Object Information
    Selecting Objects with Outliner Palette
    Selecting Entities

    6. Transforming Objects
    How to Transform Objects
    Using the Scale Tool

    7. Cloning Objects
    Using the CUT, COPY and PASTE commands

    8. Grouping Objects
    Creating a Group

    9. Drawing in Sketch Up
    Understanding the Drawing Axes
    Using the Eraser Tool
    Drawing Shapes
    Drawing Preferences
    Using a Graphics Tablet

    10. Modifying Objects
    Using the Push or Pull Tool
    Using the Follow Me Tool
    Using the Offset Tool

    11. Adding Text
    Creating 2-D text
    Creating 3-D text

    12. Using Construction Tools
    Measuring Distance with the Tape Measure Tool
    Measuring Angles with the Protractor Tool
    Adding Dimensions with the Dimension Tool
    Using the Axes Tool

    13. Using Component Libraries
    Accessing the 3D Warehouse

    14. Using Layers
    Accessing the Layer Manager

    15. Using Scenes Manager
    Working with Scenes

    16. Applying Materials
    Using the Material Browser
    Applying Materials to Objects

    Google SketchUp for Beginners Course: Course Duration

    2 day/s

    Who should attend: Google SketchUp for Beginners Course

    This course is intended for novices in Google Sketch-Up

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