3D SketchUp for Kitchens and Bathrooms

3D SketchUp for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Online – flexible

About the course
This course is designed for:
  • interior designers
  • kitchen and bathroom designers
  • those with no knowledge in SketchUp
  • OR those with some drafting knowledge wanting a refresher in SketchUp for kitchens and bathrooms
This course provides the knowledge and develops the skill to be able to produce a 3D drawing of either a residential kitchen or bathroom using SketchUpMake software.
Course duration and delivery
Duration: 4 weeks, allowing 4 hours per week (including time for private tutorials)

Delivery: Private classes to allow for individual learning in 3 private tutorials (50 minutes each) where we access your computer remotely using TeamViewer. Private tutorials are spaced throughout the course to combine the benefit of one on one training with the flexibility and convenience of practice and application in your own time and place.

Course Outline

1. Preparing for drawing

  • Establishing and saving a SketchUp drawing
  • Navigating around the toolbars
  • Drawing fundamentals and command shortcuts

2. Creating the room and furniture layout
  • Creating walls, doors and openings
  • Creating built in cabinetry
  • Creating other objects within a room

3. Importing library parts from the 3D warehouse
  • Importing appliances, fixtures or furniture and decorator items
  • Saving library parts
  • Creating library parts

4. Adding materials, textures and finishes
  • Adding colours
  • Importing textures
5. Presenting and printing
  • Presenting your drawing
  • Printing your drawing
  • Emailing your drawing
  • Creating a video fly-through

Learner Resources

  • This course is designed for SketchUpMake. An educational version is available for free for the duration of the course. (Details are provided upon course commencement).
  • DTA provide electronic learner resources including notes and videos.
  • Private classes are conducted using TeamViewer (free to download) where your trainer can access your computer remotely.
Other Resources
  • Computer with a high speed internet connection.
  • Must have a mouse with left and right click and a scroll wheel (this is required for both MAC and PC users).
All trainers are qualified designers with broad skills and knowledge in CAD.
Projects and feedback
You can select one project from our sample drawings, choices include:
  • DTA Kitchen Renovation
  • DTA Bathroom Renovation

The private classes allow the trainer to work closely with you to develop your skills and knowledge at a speed and style to suit your learning requirements. During each private class you will work through structured activities and encouraged to repeat and practice them between classes. You are also provided with a Companion Guide with visual prompts, notes as a helpful reference point. You can utilise your private classes to gain progressive feedback on the learning activities and then you have the option to submit a project at the end of the course for your trainer to review and provide feedback.

Support and advice
Our Student Support team offer a range of options for assistance. You can make contact via phone or email to ask general questions or to book your 3 private tutorials with a specialist CAD trainer.  Additional tutorials are available for purchase during your course enrolment period at $120 (Inc GST) per hour.
Private classes are booked directly with your trainer. CAD tutorials are available during business hours, Monday to Thursday. Limited spaces are available after hours by appointment.
You can register at any time and once you have registered you will be contacted within 48 business hours directly by your trainer to book a suitable time for your classes.
Certificate of participation
All participants who complete and submit the project will receive a certificate of participation.

$550 (Inc GST)

Any Questions?
If you would like to contact us, please email info@designertraining.edu.au or call 1300 850 725.

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