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Course Description

Gain practical insight to apply your knowledge of the fundamentals of construction 3D printing.

You’ve mastered the Fundamentals of Construction 3D Printing. Now, you’re ready to learn what it takes to 3D print a real home. In this course C3D-1200, we’ll leave the classroom environment and follow a real project from initial concept to closeout and occupancy. You’ll have the opportunity to shadow our team of accomplished pioneers and innovators as we bring this new and inspiring project to life. Discover unique 3D design considerations, see how to prepare a site and foundation, learn the process of setting up, calibrating and operating a construction 3D printer. We’ll walk you step-by-step as we integrate the roof system, windows and doors, MEP, and all the finishing work needed make a house a home. Join us and gain practical insight into the world of construction 3D printing.

Prerequisite Notice

Students MUST pass (C3D-1100) Fundamentals of Construction 3D Printing prior to beginning this course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Overview of the Real Estate Development Process

    • Chapter 1: Overview of the Real Estate Development Process

    • Chapter 1 Mini Quiz

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Creating a Conceptual Building Design

    • Section 2.1: Defining a Building’s Purpose and Conceptual Design

    • Section 2.1 Mini Quiz

    • Section 2.2: Selecting Design Professional(s)

    • Section 2.2 Mini Quiz

    • Section 2.3: Site Selection and Due Diligence

    • Section 2.3 Mini Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Preparing Architectural Plans for 3D Printed Construction

    • Section 3.1: Anatomy of a 3D Printed Wall System

    • Section 3.1 Mini Quiz

    • Section 3.2: 3D Modeling to Create 3D - Friendly Architectural Designs

    • Section 3.2 Mini Quiz

    • Section 3.3: Estimating Print Material Quantity

    • Section 3.3 Mini Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Pre-Construction Documentation and Permitting

    • Section 4.1: Reviewing Constructability and Value Engineering

    • Section 4.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 4.2: Construction Documentation and Shop Drawings

    • Section 4.2 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 4.3: Obtaining Permits for 3D Printed Construction

    • Section 4.3 Mini-Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Pre-Construction Planning

    • Section 5.1: Introduction to G-Code Development

    • Section 5.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 5.2: Project Scheduling for 3D Construction

    • Section 5.2 Mini-Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Horizontal Construction

    • Section 6.1: Excavation and Earthwork

    • Section 6.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.2: Formwork for Footings and Stem Walls

    • Section 6.2 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.3: Fill, Vapor Barriers, and Reinforcement

    • Section 6.3 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.4: Reinforcement

    • Section 6.4 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.5: Pouring Footings

    • Section 6.5 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.6: Slab on Grade

    • Section 6.6 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 6.7: Slab Finishing

    • Section 6.7 Mini-Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 7: 3D Printing Walls

    • Section 7.1: Equipment Delivery

    • Section 7.1 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.2: Equipment Hookups, Setup, and Calibration

    • Section 7.2 Mini Quiz

    • Section 7.3: Dry Run

    • Section 7.3 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.4: Rebar Dowels

    • Section 7.4 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.5: Printing the First Layers

    • Section 7.5 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.6: Pausing the Printing Process

    • Section 7.6 Mini Quiz

    • Section 7.7: Windows and Wall Portals

    • Section 7.7 Mini Quiz

    • Section 7.8: Vertical Reinforcement

    • Section 7.8 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.9 Printed Bond Beams

    • Section 7.9 Mini-Quiz

    • Section 7.10: Wall Abutments

    • Section 7.10 Mini-Quiz

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Integrating Roof Systems

    • Chapter 8: Integrating Roof Systems

    • Chapter 8 Mini-Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Windows and Doors

    • Chapter 9: Windows and Doors

    • Chapter 9 Mini-Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter 10: Integrating Mechanical Systems

    • Chapter 10: Integrating Mechanical Systems

    • Chapter 10 Mini-Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter 11: Integrating Electrical Systems

    • Chapter 11: Integrating Electrical Systems

    • Chapter 11 Mini Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 12: Integrating Plumbing Systems

    • Chapter 12: Integrating Plumbing Systems

    • Chapter 12 Mini-Quiz

  • 13

    Chapter 13: Insulation

    • Chapter 13: Insulation

    • Chapter 13 Mini-Quiz

  • 14

    Chapter 14: Floorings

    • Chapter 14: Flooring

    • Chapter 14 Mini-Quiz

  • 15

    Chapter 15: Painting and Finishing

    • Chapter 15: Painting and Finishing

    • Chapter 15 Mini-Quiz

  • 16

    Chapter 16: Final Punch List

    • Chapter 16: Final Punch List

    • Chapter 16 Mini-Quiz

  • 17

    Chapter 17: Closeout and Occupancy

    • Chapter 17: Closeout and Occupancy

    • Chapter 17 Mini-Quiz

  • 18

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam Instructions

    • Survey

    • Final Exam

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(C3D-1200)

Included with enrollment:

  • 3-year access to C3D-1200 course content and material.

  • Final exam fee included.

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

  • This is the final prerequisite needed to unlock the Apis Cor Printer Operator Certification (Coming soon!).

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.