Course Curriculum

(C3D-1100)

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Problems Facing the Construction Industry

    • Section 1.1: Labor

    • Section 1.1: Mini-Quiz

    • Section 1.2: The Lack of Construction Automation

    • Section 1.2 Mini Quiz

    • Section 1.3: Pollution

    • Section 1.3 Mini-Quiz

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Construction 3D Printing Basics

    • Section 2.1: Manufacturing Evolution from Subtractive to Additive.

    • Seciton 2.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 2.2:  History of Construction 3D Printing

    • Section 2.2 Mini-Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Comparing Construction Methods

    • Section 3.1: Wood Framed Construction

    • Section 3.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 3.2: Prefabricated Construction 

    • Section 3.2 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 3.3: CMU Construction 

    • Section 3.3 Mini-Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Automating Masonry

    • Chapter 4: Automating Masonry

    • Chapter 4 Mini-Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 5: On-Site Printing vs. Factory Printing

    • Chapter 5: On-Site Printing vs. Factory Printing

    • Chapter 5 Mini-Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Various Printing Technologies Explained

    • Chapter 6 Introduction

    • Section 6.1: Gantry Printers

    • Section 6.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.2: Delta Printers

    • Section 6.2 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.3: Robotic Arm Printers

    • Section 6.3 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.4: Crawler Boom Printers

    • Section 6.4 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.5: Polar Printers

    • Section 6.5 Mini-Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Components of a Concrete 3D Printing System

    • Chapter 7: Components of a Concrete 3D Printing System

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Material Science

    • Section 8.1: Concrete vs. Cement vs. Mortar

    • Section 8.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 8.2: Cement Production Process

    • Section 8.2 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 8.3: Chemical Properties of Cement

    • Section 8.3 Mini Quiz

    • Section 8.4: Characteristics of 3D Print Material

    • Section 8.4 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 8.5: The Future of 3D Print Materials

    • Section 8.5 Mini-Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Delivering Print Materials to the Site

    • Chapter 9: Delivering Print Materials to the Site

    • Chapter 9 Mini-Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter 10: On-Site Mixing Systems

    • Chapter 10: On-Site Mixing Systems

    • Chapter 10 Mini-Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter 11: The Apis Cor Printer

    • Chapter 11: The Apis Cor Printer

    • Chapter 11 Mini-Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 12: Economic Breakdown

    • Chapter 12: Economic Breakdown

    • Chapter 12 Mini-Quiz

  • 13

    Chapter 13: Technology Perspectives and Insights

    • Chapter 13: Technology Perspectives and Insights

    • Chapter 13 Mini-Quiz

  • 14

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam Instructions

    • Course Survey (Must complete prior to taking exam)

    • Final Exam - CLOSE ALL OTHER INTERNET TABS/WINDOWS BEFORE BEGINNING

Enrollment Options

(C3D-1100)

Included with enrollment:

  • 3-year access to C3D-1100 course content and material.

  • 27 high-quality video lessons.

  • Final exam fee included.

  • Certificate of Completion (must pass final exam with a grade of at least 80%).

  • Access to next certification courses, including the Apis Cor Printer Operator Certification (Coming soon!).

Your future starts here.

Take your first steps towards a rewarding career in construction 3D printing.

Why take the Exam?

The C3D-1100 exam is a comprehensive 60-question exam that will test your knowledge of the Fundamentals of Construction 3D Printing. This is a MANDATORY PREREQUISITE. Students must earn a passing grade of at least 80% before enrolling in the next certification course.

  • Earn your certificate with a passing score (80%).

  • Add certificates to LinkedIn profile and résumé.

  • REQUIRED to enroll in the next certification courses, including the Apis Cor Printer Operator Certification.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Am I required to pass this course before operating an Apis Cor 3D printer?

    Yes, this course is a prerequisite which must be completed with a passing grade before progressing to the operator certification course (Coming soon!).

  • Who should enroll in this course?

    This course was carefully designed for people of all experience levels, from students interested in disruptive technology, to seasoned builders, architects, engineers, developers, building officials, investors, realtors, and anyone interested in owning a 3D printed home!

  • How long does this course take to complete?

    Most students take 1 - 2 months to complete the course, however some have finished in as little as 1 week. The course is designed to allow participants to work at their own pace.

  • How long will I have access to the course?

    Participants will have access to the course content for a period of 3-years beginning on the date of enrollment.

  • Why should I enroll in this course?

    Fundamentals of Construction 3D Printing offers industry leading insight into the world of construction 3D printing. This engaging course has been carefully deigned for people of all experience levels, and is a prerequisite for all other certifications, including Apis Cor's 3D Printer Operator certification (Coming Soon!)

  • Are refunds available?

    Yes, participants may receive a full refund up to 15-days after the date of enrollment.

  • Does this course qualify as a certification to operate Apis Cor printer's or equipment?

    No, Fundamentals of Construction 3D Printing is not a Operator Certification course. However, it is a prerequisite which must be completed and passed before progressing to all other certifications, including the Operator Certification (Coming Soon!)

  • Will more courses be available in the future?

    Absolutely! Apis Cor will be offering certification courses for printer operators, contractors, architects, engineers, g-code developers and much more! However, this course must be passed with an 85% or higher to qualify for subsequent certifications.

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