SketchUp Introduction to Intermediate Training

London Software Training
Course summary
Corporate Training for Teams
3 days
495 - 595 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Corporate Training for Teams
Course Dates
Online courses
495 GBP

Online courses
495 GBP

595 GBP

595 GBP

Course description

SketchUp Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course

This London Software Training SketchUp Introduction to Intermediate 3 day course is ideal for anyone looking to gain a great foundation in the software in a supportive learning environment.

The course develops design and modelling skills for architectural, mechanical, furniture and product design with a range of practical, hands-on lessons. You will learn how to create and edit 3D models and add lighting and materials for beautiful, professional quality renders, ensuring you leave with the skills and confidence to fully take advantage of SketchUp software.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The SketchUp Introduction to Intermediate course is ideal for those looking to gain the confidence to use the software with ease in a tailored, supportive environment. No experience is necessary and we'll have you designing with confidence within the first hour of your class, whatever your ability. 

No previous experience of SketchUp is required, just a keenness to learn!

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You'll receive a certificate on successful completion of this course. 

Training Course Content

  • Create your own template
  • Create basic geometry in 2D (Lines, arcs, circles and rectangles)
  • Understand the stickiness of geometry
  • Create basic geometry In 3D
  • Understand stickiness In 3D
  • View a model in 3D
  • Organise your model using layers
  • Create geometry with the Push/Pull tool
  • Move entities to manipulate geometry
  • Maintain coplanar geometry
  • Connect and generate forms
  • Lock inferences
  • Generate forms quickly
  • Restore/heal a surface
  • Create and apply surfaces to a model
  • Mirror and array a model
  • Apply materials
  • Create 3D text
  • Use all key tools for creating and manipulating 3D forms
  • Import component models from 3D Warehouse
  • Display options and styles 
  • Position and export models to Google Earth
  • Overcome stickiness in your model
  • Use component nesting for efficient modelling
  • Effect of scaling on similar components
  • Use groups and components to isolate geometry
  • Component browser 
  • 3D Warehouse - getting components and sharing your model
  • Dynamic components
  • Understand component inferencing and editing
  • Combine components
  • Import a site into SketchUp
  • Work with photographs
  • Using the Follow Me tool
  • Working with the materials browser
  • Entouraging with the 3D Warehouse
  • Styling your model
  • Create a scene-based walk-through
  • Create sections and animated scenes for presentations
  • Export to AutoCAD and LayOut

Course delivery details

London Software Training courses are delivered live online and in-classroom, offering you the option to attend from the comfort of your home or at our training studio in Hackney, East London.

Live online training enables you to:

  • See the lecturer's live screen - guiding you step by step
  • Share your live screen with the lecturer who can offer immediate help and feedback
  • Speak with other students, as you would in a classroom setting

We provide a link to download the free software trial 2 days before your training (trials are free for 30 days). Closer to your training, we will send a link to join the online training.


Your course price includes:

  • Free group course re-take within 18 months
  • Expert teaching from practising architects, designers and software pros
  • Hands-on, practical lessons  
  • Tailoring of syllabus and work on your projects
  • Video tutorials and digital reference book for revision and development
  • LST certificate of completion for your CV and LinkedIn
  • Free career guidance 

Your tutors are designers, makers and architects as well as software pros. They will guide you on the best way to apply for design roles or set-up a creative business, whilst teaching you all the key technical skills to make your CV and portfolio stand out from the crowd.

Continuing Studies

Experience with SketchUp opens up many career opportunities and London Software Training offer guidance on CV and portfolio building as part of the course. You may also want to look at London Software Training’s Career Development Packages to develop your creative opportunities.

Career paths:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Landscape Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Jewellery Design
  • Product Design

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London Software Training 

London Software Training offers hands-on, practical training courses, specialising in design software. Our handpicked industry professionals and software pros will guide you through each programme in any of our group, corporate and one-to-one courses and ensure you gain the skills to navigate...

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17 Sheep Lane,
E8 3FA London

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Average rating 5

Based on 34 reviews.

Alice T
I have just completed the 3 Day Introduction to Intermediate Sketch Up Course taught by Sam. He has been a fantastic teacher with excellent knowledge, and his patience and friendly nature has allowed me to build confidence and make steady progress with the software. The course is very well structured, with time to work on your own project, and t...
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Pascale D
I had a 1-2-1 sketch up session with Sam. Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient with me when I consistently selected the wrong commands. Started the day as a total novice, and left with the confidence to carry on and develop my learning at home. Many thanks. Great day all round
Gemma M
Fantastic course. At the right pace in a small group. Sam was very knowledgeable with great patience. Really enjoyable
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