Welcome to the fascinating world of 3D Modeling for 3D Printing! Embark on a creative journey that merges artistry and technology seamlessly. In this course, you will delve into the intricacies of 3D modeling, mastering the art of crafting intricate designs that are ready for the 3D printing revolution. From the fundamentals of modeling to the fine details of 3D print preparation, this course is your gateway to unlocking boundless possibilities in the realm of 3D creation.

Throughout our comprehensive curriculum, you will follow a structured path, starting with an Introduction to Modeling for 3D Printing, where you’ll lay the foundation for your creative endeavors. Progressing through modules like Introduction to Maya and Creating Detailed Limbs, you will acquire the skills needed to bring your imagination to life. By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the expertise to transform your ideas into tangible 3D-printed objects, ready to revolutionize industries and spark your creativity.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Master the fundamentals of 3D modeling techniques tailored for 3D printing applications.
  2. Gain proficiency in using industry-standard software like Maya for modeling and design.
  3. Create intricate and lifelike 3D models, from heads and torsos to limbs and more.
  4. Develop the skills to optimize and prepare your models for seamless 3D printing.
  5. Ensure model integrity with STL cleanup and validation techniques for flawless prints.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Aspiring 3D artists and designers looking to explore the world of 3D printing.
  • Students or hobbyists interested in turning their creative concepts into tangible objects.
  • Professionals seeking to expand their skill set and enhance their career prospects.
  • Entrepreneurs aiming to leverage 3D printing technology for innovative product development.
  • Anyone with a passion for artistic expression and a curiosity for the limitless possibilities of 3D modeling.


Once you finish the course, you can get a certificate to show your success. The PDF version costs just £3.99, while a printed one is £7.99. If you’d like both, it’s £10. For students outside the UK, there’s an extra £10 for delivery.


  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the course.
  • A strong grasp of English, numeracy, and ICT is necessary for enrolment in this course.

Career Path (UK Average Salary Range):

  • 3D Modeler: £25,000 – £40,000 per annum
  • Product Designer: £30,000 – £45,000 per annum
  • CAD Technician: £20,000 – £35,000 per annum
  • Game Artist: £25,000 – £45,000 per annum
  • Product Engineer: £30,000 – £50,000 per annum
  • Freelance 3D Designer: £20 – £50 per hour, depending on experience and projects.

Course Curriculum

3D Modeling for 3D Printing
Module 01: Introduction to Modeling for 3D Printing 00:01:00
Module 02: Introduction to Maya 00:14:00
Module 03: Blocking In the Head and Torso 00:06:00
Module 04: Creating the Arm 00:04:00
Module 05: Creating Details on the Arm 00:06:00
Module 06: Creating the Legs 00:05:00
Module 07: Creating the Foot 00:03:00
Module 08: Creating the Hand 00:03:00
Module 09: Preparing the Model for 3D Print 00:06:00
Module 10: STL Cleanup and Check 00:01:00
Module 11: Final Thoughts 00:01:00