Designing and Prototyping 3D Objects

Learn the basics of drawing and how to design objects of everyday objects with Solidworks in this two-day course.

Find out how to incorporate your design ideas and fabricate them with the skills of 3D prototyping – assembly for 3D printing with FDM printers.  You will also get to bring home your design artefacts.

This course is suitable for those who want to know how to draw simple 3D models and fabricate your designs into the real world.  

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the capabilities and limitations of Fused Depositing Machine.

  • Plan a design project with basic knowledge of the additive manufacturing process.
    Design small objects and fabricate them with an FDM 3D printer.

  • Create assembly drawings in Solidworks to validate designs before printing object with multiple parts.  

  • 3D Print objects with multiple parts from simple assembly drawing

Who should attend?

Designers, engineers, inventors, or anyone who wishes to create their own 3D prototypes.

Entry Requirement 

Basic IT literacy, and some experience in using computer-aided design or engineering programmes.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance.



Course Dates

18 to 19 December 2018
6 to 7 June 2019
28 to 29 November 2019

Course Duration

2 days

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands

Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR

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Last updated on 16 May 2019

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.