SketchUp LayOut training

Course summary
Professional Training
1 day
245 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Course Dates
245 GBP

Milton Keynes
245 GBP

Course description

Learn to generate 2D drawings, plans and layouts, and create 2D representations of your 3D SketchUp models.

SketchUp LayOut training teaches existing SketchUp users how to work effectively in 2D. You’ll learn to:

  • Generate to-scale, dimensioned 2D drawings, plans and layouts.
  • Create 2D representations of your 3D models.
  • Draft accurately in 2D.
  • Add title blocks, annotations, callouts and dimensions.
  • Print to scale and export for digital distribution.

Our SketchUp courses are hosted by expert instructors with vast experience of using SketchUp professionally. 

Training is designed for the busy professional, being short and intensive and combining lecture and demonstration. Practical exercises are carried out under guidance help delegates to learn the subjects covered. It goes beyond a basic ‘how to’ approach, offering best practice advice.

Delegates receive:

  • Comprehensive training materials to refer to throughout the course, and use as a refresher after.
  • A certificate confirming successful course completion. Click here to see an example of the certificate you receive.
  • 30 days’ email support to help with any post-training issues.

Training is based on SketchUp Pro 2021, but is relevant to all recent versions.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for all existing SketchUp users who want to create 2D drawings, plans and layouts using SketchUp.

Course Content

Our typical one-day course covers:

Introduction to LayOut

  • The SketchUp to LayOut workflow
  • Navigating the LayOut 2D environment

Preparing your model in SketchUp Pro for LayOut

  • Planning
  • Groups and components
  • SketchUp layers

SketchUp scenes for LayOut

  • Creating scenes for LayOut
  • Section cuts
  • Clipping planes
  • Fog

SketchUp styles

  • Customising styles

LayOut Orientation

  • New document
  • Selecting /moving objects
  • Model space

SketchUp Viewports

  • Preset viewport perspectives
  • Changing the style of your viewport
  • Viewport render settings
  • Background and Z-order

SketchUp and LayOut dynamic link

  • Organising in LayOut
  • Tags
  • Grid

Title blocks

  • Title block border
  • Project information area text


  • Labels
  • Symbols and annotations
  • Creating and aligning objects
  • Creating groups


Training venue

We offer this course at our Bromsgrove, Bristol, and Reading centres. 

We also offer it in our live online format.

Why choose Armada

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Over 96% delegate experience rating on our Autodesk courses in 2021

5 locations across UK and live online courses

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About provider

We specialise in: CAD design training. Our expert trainers cover the most popular CAD applications including AutoCAD, Revit, Fusion 360, SketchUp, 3ds Max, used across all industries - architecture, engineering, interior design and others. Creative, video and animation training -...

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6 West Court, Saxon Business Park
B60 4AD Bromsgrove, Birmingham

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