Slicing for 3D Printing

Course 3D Printing

In this short online course, you will learn about 10 essential slicer settings to help get the most out of your 3D printer. The course is video based and based on FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) 3D printers. From print speed and temperature to outer layer thickness and orientation, you’ll be sure to learn some handy tips to achieve good quality prints. 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! 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 1 hour. 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, slicer software 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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