Designing for 3D Printing

Course 3D Printing

In this short online course, users will learn about the best practices for designing specifically for 3D printing. The course is video based and goes over 10 essential tips to achieving good quality prints on FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) 3D printers. Each video has a voice narrated and text narrated version so simply pick your preferred method of learning. At the end of the course is a quiz so be sure to pay close attention to the tips and make notes if necessary! View the course details below and start a free trial to PrintLab today.


Course Difficulty


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

Course Length


The estimated course length is 40-50 minutes. The estimate includes time for watching the course videos, making notes and completing the quiz.

Equipment Required


To participate in this course, you will require:

  • A laptop or computer with internet access.
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The Learning Platform

The course learning platform takes you through a range of informative videos consisting of 3D printing footage, 3D design tips and more.

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Teacher Features

With our education licenses, you can generate a share link to give your students instant access to the course learning platform.


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This course is available to subscribers of PrintLab. Learn more about our license options and start a free trial today to access a whole range of resources across the fields of 3D printing, 3D design, assistive technology, product design and STEM.


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