Introduction to 3D Printing

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2017505309

Note: Please register your interest and you will be notified via email of the next course run date when available.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is set to be the next revolution in manufacturing since the industrial revolution. Ever heard of a 3D-printed jet engine? Or 3D printers capable of building a house? How about eating 3D-printed pizza? The possibilities are endless.

Learning Outcomes

Get industry-ready by exploring the basics of 3D Printing technology, its principles of operation, limitations, materials and applications. Gain skills in running entry-level and mid-range 3D printers and take advantage of the new Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA).

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: TBC
Application Period:  TBC

Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
  • Introduction to Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • Introduction to StereoLithography Apparatus (SLA)
  • Comparison between various 3D Printers
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
Import and Export of Files
  • Import and Export of Files
  • CAD overview
  • Exporting of Part for 3D Printing (STL), IGES, STEP
  • Importing of Parts from Creo and SolidWorks
  • Mass Properties of Part and Assembly
Design for Additive Manufacturing (AM)
  • AM Materials (Polymers & Metals)
  • Applications of AM
  • Limitations of AM
  • Post-processing of parts
Hands-on Practice on MakerBot
Demonstration of SLA
Brief overview of Metal Printing

Certification

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.


Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$321.00
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$96.30
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$36.30
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$36.30
Others (and Repeat Students)$321.00