SketchUp for Architectural Design and Construction

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Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 - 17:00

SketchUp for Architectural Design and Construction


CUE Business Solutions


Sir John Laing Building, Coventry University
Much Park Street, Coventry CV1 2LT
United Kingdom

This course is a practical introduction to the basic elements of this 3D Design Software.

About this Event

A two day course that matches concise, straightforward explanations with hands-on exercises and tutorials to teach new users of SketchUp the software's core features and functions. All delegates will have access to a computer running a current version of SketchUp software for the duration of the course. Participants will gain practical hands on knowledge of the essential elements and will be given simple training exercises and examples to complete as part of the course.

Who Should Attend?

No previous SketchUp experience is necessary. However, architectural design or drafting experience is recommended. The course is aimed at Architects, Technicians and Building Professionals who are just starting with SketchUp software or those who want to strengthen knowledge of its essential elements.


Day 1:

Introduction to SketchUp

SketchUp basics and key moves

Modelling the Shed using Components and Groups

Finishing the Shed

Day 2:

Introduction to Layout and setting up the views

Scenes and Styles and Sections

Annotation and scrapbook

Exercises and Q&A

Refreshments throughout the day and a light buffet lunch will be provided.

This workshop is funded by ERDF Green Business Programme, delivered by Coventry University and CUE Business Solutions and as such only SMEs based in Coventry and Warwickshire are able to attend. Eligibility will be verified when completing registration details.

SMEs who attend may also be able to access grant assistance from delivery partners to fund the costs of software licensing and certification.

Please note due to high demand, we will be limiting attendance to two staff from each business.

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