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XChange Training Location Manchester

Use SketchUp for quality modelling of Architecture and Interior design Urban planning landscaping designs engineering plans product visuals

Trimble SketchUp Advanced 1 Day - Manchester

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£295 + vat

Join the professionals in getting the best out of this powerful 3D-design program. We will show you the advanced tips you need to organise your files and to add real quality to your compositions. This course is a great way to take a first step toward expert-level design.

With our help, you will take your existing SketchUp know-how and enhance it as you learn how to organise and optimise your projects. We will cover difficult problems in handling advanced 3D designs, and by the end of the course you will be far more confident in working with complex compositions.

Join the professionals in getting the best out of this powerful 3D-design program. We will show you the advanced tips you need to organise your files and to add real quality to your compositions. This course is a great way to take a first step toward expert-level design.

With our help, you will take your existing SketchUp know-how and enhance it as you learn how to organise and optimise your projects. We will cover difficult problems in handling advanced 3D designs, and by the end of the course you will be far more confident in working with complex compositions.

  • SketchUp Advanced 1 Day

    Course Details

    This 1-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the advanced features of SketchUp. The course has two principal objectives:

    • Advanced modelling techniques: deal with curves, difficult geometry, and advanced 'tricks'
    • Modelling organisation: handle large models and complex structures through the effective use of groups, components, layers, and other 'hidden' features

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Handle complex 3D designs
    • Model curves
    • Use Ruby extensions
    • Optimise and organise your designs
    • Interface with other software

    Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of SketchUp and for you to improve the modelling and organisation of your designs.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of SketchUp, and is ideal for graphic designers and other creative professionals.

    You will need basic experience in using SketchUp. Ideally, you will have taken our Trimble SketchUp Introduction 1 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Complex Modelling
    • Creating difficult objects
    • Working with curved shapes
    • Intersecting geometry
    Advanced Strategies
    • Cross Sections
    • Planning your approach for big projects
    • Best practice for Landscape, Interior, Architecture etc. projects
    Working with Imagery
    • SketchUp’s powerful way of using images and photos
    • Setting styles and backgrounds
    Tracing Drawings
    • Reference and exploit scanned drawings and other files such as CAD
    Texture and Materials
    • How to colour the model using the built-in library
    • Use of custom images and textures on models
    • How to edit and adjust model textures
    • Using Photomatch to create 3D models from photographs
    Printing and Output
    • Exploring ways to present 3D models using various techniques such as static images, PDF, animations and 3D models
    Overview of Advanced Topics
    • Photorealistic and Art rendering
    • Layout
    • Extensions/Plugins
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our Manchester Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Manchester

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  • SketchUp Advanced 1 Day - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    Next 11 Jul - 11 Jul £295 + vat
    Next 30 Aug - 30 Aug £295 + vat
    Next 29 Oct - 29 Oct £295 + vat
    Next 19 Dec - 19 Dec £295 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Very enjoyable and I got a lot out of the day. Thank you very much."

    Hywel Walters, Morgan Sindall, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "Very good and enthusiastic tutor who clearly enjoys the subject, and was very keen to impart his knowledge - very good indeed. Thank you."

    Stuart Hill, BGY Architects, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "Thanks for the brilliant course.. For someone who has basically never opened SketchUp I came away really feeling like I had a good grasp of the program."

    Ellie Weidman, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass

    "The trainer had a fantastic knowledge and a great attitude to teaching this product. I learnt so much within 2 days! Would definitely recommend to my colleagues."

    Louise Murphy, Buxton Building Contractors, Trimble SketchUp - Two Day Masterclass

    "Excellent training course and facilities - practical and easy to understand with knowledgeable and helpful Instructor. "

    Neil Cleary, IMP Planning Ltd, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "A passionate instructor always makes for great training. The course went above my expectations. Thank you!"

    Eric Helouin, Chanel, SketchUp Pro - 1 Day Advanced

    "Great day, can't wait to use the skills I have learned. Friendly and professional environment."

    Claire Knowles, Living Ventures, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "The instructor was fantastic - very easy going and very knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the course and will definitely look to have more training in future through XChange Training."

    David Merritt, DSM Services, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "Kicking myself for not signing up for the second day! Will return for the advanced class."

    Miguel Liévano, Brooks Murray Architects, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "Very good training content with enthusiastic & knowledgeable instruction. Equipment very good too."

    Matthew Blackburn, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass