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  • A Primer on 3D Printing With MakerBot
    Open Enrollment - 1 Day Workshop

A Primer on 3D Printing With MakerBot

Open Enrollment - 1 Day Workshop

A Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot is an interactive exploration of the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem. The full day course is taught by experts in 3D printing with the intent of getting you up to speed on MakerBot’s latest 3D printing technology.

Length and format:
One full-day interactive course in a classroom setting
Who should attend?
A Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot is geared towards anyone looking to learn more about the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem, from experienced MakerBot explorers to first time users.
What will be covered?
Through a series of immersive hands-on sessions and brief lectures, you will gain essential knowledge on the operation of MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers, as well as the ability to leverage vital resources in the MakerBot 3D printing community. You’ll also receive a guided walkthrough of designing your own object for 3D printing and dedicated time to discuss your goals for integrating 3D printing into your workflow with feedback from MakerBot experts.
When you leave, you will be able to:
  • Set up and use a MakerBot Replicator
  • Gain insight into creative applications for 3D printing
  • Use MakerBot apps to their fullest extent
  • Understand the “Three Ways to Make” and options available for 3D design
  • Apply the basics of 3D design to create your own object
  • Successfully prepare and print a 3D model
Course requirements:
  • A personal laptop (PC or Mac)
  • The latest version of MakerBot Desktop
  • The latest version of AutoDesk 123D Design

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MakerBot Learning - A Primer on 3D Printing 11/4

November 4, 2016 10:00 am EDT
November 4, 2016 5:00 pm EDT
MakerBot Headquarters
1 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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A Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot is an interactive exploration of the MakerBot Ecosystem. Our full day course is taught by experts in 3D printing and will get you up to speed with MakerBot’s latest 3D printing technology. For more information on this workshop, please contact our sales team at 347.334.6800.


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A MakerBot Sales Representative will contact you within 24 business hours to talk about which of our MakerBot products will best serve your needs.

Meanwhile, please start exploring Thingiverse for the types of objects you’d like to 3D print with your new MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer. And be sure to check out our MakerBot Filament, which comes in a variety of materials and colors.

Please feel free to call us at +1 347 334 6800 with any questions.

Thank you, The MakerBot Team

MakerBot Learning

MakerBot Learning gets you up and running faster with hands-on, creative, and collaborative sessions taught by knowledgeable MakerBot 3D printing experts.

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  • Get the 3D printing and design expertise that you and your team want and need.
  • Learn quickly and accurately in guided, hands-on interactive workshops.
  • Receive personalized help, advice, and training.
  • Get your questions answered.
  • Explore ways to optimize the quality of your prototypes and models.
  • Hit the ground running.
  • Inspire creativity with a fun, exciting, and collaborative learning experience.
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MakerBot Learning
  • Reduce the costs and time required to get productive, achieve results, and meet goals.
  • Get the most out of your investment faster.
  • Maximize the value and use of your MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers.
  • Integrate 3D printing into your organization in the most cost-effective way.
  • Build teams, open up collaboration, and break down barriers between departments.
  • Develop and empower an ongoing community to foster creativity.
  • Differentiate your organization from competitors.

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Private workshops from our expert training staff,
included with every MakerBot Innovation Center,
will help your team get up and running.

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    Innovation Center Training

    Private – 3-4 Day Workshop

    MakerBot Learning offers both technical training for those managing the day-to-day operations of your MakerBot Innovation Center, as well as courses in 3D design and the operation of MakerBot Replicators 3D printers for students and other users or stakeholders who want to use the services of the MakerBot Innovation Center and understand its potential uses and impacts.

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  • MakerBot Learning
    A Primer on 3D Printing With MakerBot

    Open Enrollment - 1 Day Workshop

    A Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot is an interactive exploration of the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem. The full day course is taught by experts in 3D printing with the intent of getting you up to speed on MakerBot’s latest 3D printing technology.

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  • "[The] Primer was excellent! Instructors were excellent! I learned so much! It would have taken months for me to locate all the resources you provided and learn how to use the 3D printer. Excellent class!"
    — High School Teacher
  • "[The course] was a great way to get familiar with the equipment and learning more about the design features available in Autodesk 123D Design software. [The instructor] did a fantastic job evaluating the level of knowledge our class had coming into the training and adjusted accordingly to fit our needs. [The course] just flew by and this really just speaks volumes to how well the instructor did to keep the class engaged. Thanks you for a very educational and fun training!"
    — Major Pharmaceutical Company
  • "[The instructor] is very passionate about MakerBot printers, 3D printing and design. She has structured course material, but is flexible and adapts well to her students."
    — Educational District Faculty

Set Up a Private Class for your Organization

We offer private, interactive workshops as part of every MakerBot Innovation Center. For more information:

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Sign up for an open class for hands-on instruction! Our public workshops are perfect for everyone, from beginners to professionals. Bring your questions and get ready to make.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can attend a MakerBot Learning class?

The maximum capacity of our open enrollment Primer on 3D printing with MakerBot classes is 18 attendees and of our private workshops can accommodate up to 9. Larger numbers can be accommodated by request.

Where are MakerBot Learning courses held?

Our Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot course is held at our headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. Innovation Center workshops are held at your location.

How much experience do I need for a MakerBot Learning course?

We do our best to accommodate any level of expertise: from beginners with brand new MakerBot 3D printers looking to get started to experienced 3D printing experts looking to fine-tune their skills and learn about new features.

Do I need to own a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer to take a MakerBot Learning course?

You don't need a 3D printer if you are taking a course or workshop at MakerBot headquarters: we've got plenty. However, you will need to bring your personal laptop computer.

Who teaches MakerBot Learning courses?

All MakerBot Learning instructors are knowledgeable 3D printing experts. However, please note that our instructors are not maintenance specialists and cannot offer you technical support.

What equipment is needed to hold a private, on-site MakerBot Learning workshop?

MakerBot Learning can conduct our courses just about anywhere as long as there is Wi-Fi and electricity. Each attendee should have access to a computer and, whenever possible, we ask that our instructors have access to a digital projector.

What languages are the MakerBot Learning courses offered in?

Currently, we only offer courses in English.

Are there accommodations close to the MakerBot headquarters location?

Yes, there are many hotel and lodging options. Additionally, our central Brooklyn location is in close proximity to numerous subway (it's at the Jay Street/Metrotech subway station) and bus lines so you can easily get to MakerBot headquarters from nearly anywhere in New York City.

What design software is covered in the MakerBot Learning courses?

MakerBot Learning can train you to apply and use a wide range of design software (including free programs, such as Autodesk 123D, MeshMixer, Tinkercad, etc.) with your MakerBot products. Other software can be covered by request.

What MakerBot products are covered in the Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot course?

The Primer on 3D Printing with MakerBot covers operating and designing for the MakerBot Replicator+ Desktop 3D Printer and the MakerBot Replicator Mini+ Compact 3D Printer. Training on the larger MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer can also be arranged by request.

What happens in the MakerBot Learning courses?

Each MakerBot Learning course is a hands-on, interactive session where attendees actually design using software on their computers and use 3D printers to create objects that they get to keep.

How often is the open enrollment MakerBot Learning workshop offered?

Currently, we offer this course once a month. See our calendar for upcoming courses.

Can you organize a customized class for my company's needs?

Our programs cover a wide range of topics and are designed to be practical for beginners all the way up to experts. We will be happy to work with you to see if it's within our capabilities.