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Fusion 360 Essential Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Fusion 360 

  • What is Fusion 360?
  • What Fusion Does and Does Not Do?
  • Team and Client Collaboration
  • How to Use Fusion Team?

Module 2: Creating Basic Shapes

  • Creating Shapes
  • Fusion 360’s Environments
  • Designing
  • Change Environment Settings
  • Create Some Primitives
  • Scale Sketch
  • Extruding Profiles to Create Objects
  • Surface Modelling

Module 3: Planning Your Design

  • What are Sweeps?
  • Fusion 360 can Sculpt
  • Planning the Process
  • Get Close and Start Drawing
  • Overview of the Timeline
  • Use the Timeline
  • Create or Edit Parameters
  • Insert an Image on a Drawing Sheet
  • Create a Drawing Template

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Who should attend this Fusion 360 Essentials Training9?

The Fusion 360 Essential Training Course is designed for individuals interested in 3D modelling, CAD, and product development. This AutoCAD Training is essential for individuals seeking to develop their skills in using Fusion 360, a comprehensive 3D design and manufacturing software. The following professionals can greatly benefit from attending this course:

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Industrial Designers
  • Product Designers
  • 3D Artists
  • Animators
  • Architects
  • CAD Drafters
  • Freelancers

Prerequisites of the Fusion 360 Essentials Training

There are no formal prerequisites for this Fusion 360 Essentials Course. However, familiarity with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and 3D modelling can be beneficial for the delegates.

Fusion 360 Essential Training Course Overview

n the ever-evolving world of design and manufacturing, Fusion 360 plays a pivotal role as a cloud-based CAD/CAM tool. This Fusion 360 Essential Training Course, introduces delegates to the world of design with Fusion 360, emphasising its relevance in today's collaborative product development landscape.

Proficiency in Fusion 360 is crucial for professionals seeking to harness the power of cloud-based design tools. Designers, Engineers, and Product Developers should aim to master Fusion 360, as it seamlessly combines industrial design, mechanical engineering, and machine tool programming, preparing them for the future of design and manufacturing.

The 1-day training by the Knowledge Academy empowers delegates to leverage Fusion 360 effectively, turning their creative ideas into manufacturable designs ready for CNC milling and 3D printing. Delegates will learn to create basic shapes, work within Fusion 360 environments, and master sketching and extrusion techniques. The course also delves into sculpting and surface modelling, equipping delegates with the skills to edit and refine their designs.

Course Objectives

  • To navigate and utilise Fusion 360 environments
  • To master sketching and profile extrusion for object creation
  • To understand sculpting and surface modelling techniques
  • To edit and refine shapes through combining, patterning, and sculpting
  • To use analysis and measurement tools for design evaluation
  • To export designs in both solid and polygonal model formats

Upon completion of this course, delegates will benefit from a comprehensive understanding of Fusion 360, enabling them to transform their ideas into manufacturable designs. They will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the dynamic world of design, manufacturing, and product development, enhancing their professional capabilities.

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What’s included in this Fusion 360 Essentials Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Fusion 360 Essentials Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

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To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

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IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Fusion 360 Essential Training Course in Edinburgh. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Fusion 360 Essential Training Course in Edinburgh, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Fusion 360 Essential Training Course in Edinburgh. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Fusion 360 Essential Training Course in Edinburgh sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Fusion 360 Essential Training Course in Edinburgh FAQs

Fusion 360 Course is an instructional training module teaching design, simulation, and manufacturing using Autodesk's Fusion 360 software.
Fusion 360 is owned by Autodesk, a leading software company specializing in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software.
Fusion 360 primarily uses English for its interface and documentation, but it supports various languages for global accessibility.
Careers in product design, engineering, architecture, manufacturing, and industrial design often utilize Fusion 360 for modelling, simulation, and collaboration.
Big companies like SpaceX, Tesla, and Lockheed Martin are known to use Fusion 360 for various design and engineering purposes.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
Basic understanding of 3D modelling concepts and computer proficiency are beneficial before learning Fusion 360 but not mandatory.
Anyone interested in 3D design, engineering, product development, or manufacturing can benefit from attending the Fusion 360 Courses.
Yes, comprehensive support is provided throughout the course to assist learners with any questions or challenges they encounter.
The duration of this course spans over 1 day.
Fusion 360 Online Training can enhance your job by improving design efficiency, collaboration, and problem-solving, making you more effective in various industries.
Salary for Fusion 360 professionals varies by location, experience, and industry but typically ranges from Salary for Fusion 360 professionals from £35,000 to £70,000 annually.
Yes, Fusion 360 is widely used by professionals in industries such as engineering, manufacturing, product design, architecture, and automotive design.
Yes, architects use Fusion 360 for architectural modelling, visualisation, and collaboration on projects which require 3D design and precision modelling.
Yes, engineers frequently use Fusion 360 for various tasks including mechanical design, simulation, prototyping, and collaboration on complex engineering projects.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking a Fusion 360 Training Course.
The training fees for Fusion 360 Essential Training certification in Edinburgh starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Fusion 360 Essential Training.
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