3D Printing Technologies

Course 3D Printing

In this resource, you will learn about 6 key types of 3D printing technologies by analysing a range of information sheets and combining this with your own research. You will then be provided with 18 ‘application cards’, which specify different scenarios where 3D printers are required. Your challenge is to match the applications to the most suitable type of 3D printing technology! View the resource details below and start a free trial to PrintLab today.


Resource Difficulty


This course is rated as basic and is suitable for all learners, including complete beginners.

Resource Length


Completing this resource should take around 1-2 hours.

Equipment Required


To participate in this resource, you will require:

  • A laptop or computer with an internet connection
  • 2D paper printer
  • Scissors, pens and paper
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The Learning Platform

The course learning platform takes you through a range of informative content and documentation to teach you about key 3D printing technologies.

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Teacher Features

With our education licenses, you are provided with step-by-step instructions to deliver this resource in a 2-part workshop format.


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