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SketchUp Essentials

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Art & Design
Programme Type
Short Course
Offering Institution
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Contact Hours
15 Hour(s)
Please contact peec.hkdi@vtc.edu.hk for the details of class commencement date

SketchUp is a premier 3D modelling software which is widely used in various sectors. With a strong and simple-to-learn toolset, it empowers users to create a wide range of drawings such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film and video game design. You can also contribute to Google Earth in which placing your models by SketchUp.

Course Highlights

  • Real-time teaching and learning, Q&A with the lecturer
  • Simple equipment: computer installed with SketchUp Free
  • Demonstrated and practised on 2D and 3D drawings

Course Contents

1. Introduction to SketchUp

- Templates, Toolbars, settings

- Navigation and Axis

- Extension and Warehouse


2. Manipulate and Drawing

- Essential drawing tools 1 (line, circle, rectangle…etc)

- Essential drawing tools 2 (offset, push/pull, tape measure… etc)


3. Modeling from a Floor plan & Organization

- Import the plan and trace over to scale

- Organizing the model


4. Materials & Extension

- Material window

- Application, adjustment and editing of materials

- 3D warehouse


5. Scene Setting, Animation and Visualization

- Setting Styles

- Set a scene

- Light and shadow

- Animation

- Export 2D/3D drawings

Apps Required for Online Class:
1. SketchUp Free
2. Microsoft Teams
    MS Teams can be found from the locations below.
    -  Microsoft website
    -  Apple Apps Store
    -  Google Play

Please visit PEEC website for details: https://hkdi.edu.hk/en/peec/peec_programme.php?peec_programme=sketchup-essentials-1

Entry Requirements

Suitable for applicants who are interested in this course

A) By Online Application:
1. Press the “Apply Online” button at the right-top corner of this page
2. Complete the Online Form
3. Upload the supporting documents required (e.g. for academic qualifications and work experiences)
4. Settle the tuition fee (by crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council”; or by ATM)
5. Submit the cheque or the original copy of ATM Receipt to our office by post or in person. Your full name and the course applied should be written on the back of the cheque or the receipt.

B) By post or submission in person:
1. A completed Application Form, a set of photocopies of supporting documents of academic qualifications or work experiences, and a crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council” / the original copy of ATM receipt for tuition fee should be submittedLinksPayment Method: 

1) Applicants must be permanent resident of Hong Kong; or have the right of residence and receiving education in Hong Kong.
2) No applicant will be deemed to be an enrolled student of the Institute until such time as his/her application has been processed by the Institute and full payment of fees has been cleared at the Bank. Postdated cheque is not acceptable.
3) Fees paid is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.
4) An official receipt for their tuition fee payment will be given in the first lesson.
5) Early Bird Discount will be counted on the postmark date (for cheque) or the transaction date (for ATM).
6) The Institute reserves the right to make any alterations about the courses that are considered to be necessary without prior notice (e.g. changes in teaching venues, time, instructors or tuition fee, etc.). The Institute also reserves the right to cancel a course if there is insufficient number of enrollments.
7) Our office address: LW004, Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, N.T., Hong Kong.

Tel: 3928 2777 Email: peec.hkdi@vtc.edu.hk

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