3D Interior Designs using SketchUp – Level 1

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Full Circle Design FZLLC is excited to offer a beginner’s 3D SketchUp course. SketchUp is a 3D modelling programme from google in which you can transform 2D drawings into stunning 3Ds. SketchUp helps you visualize your designs and make them a reality. Ever had a problem explaining to someone an idea you had for a room alteration? Well with the course you’ll be able to show them! Whether you are new to using 3D software or are even new to a computer, Anam’s straight forward step- by- step explanations ensure you will be able to make your own models with ease. The course will run over 4 weeks/sessions, with each module building upon the previous in order that, by the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of the program and its capabilities, through complete hands-on training.


Lesson 1:

• Intro to SketchUp
• Final Project Overview
• Program Overview and settings for PC and Mac
• Understanding the x,y,z planes and navigating between them
• All Tool sets and examples.

Lesson 2:
• Drawing plans in 3D SketchUp
• Understanding layers
• Making the cornice
• Making walls, flooring and ceiling

Lesson 3:

• Adding curtains, doors and windows
• Adding furniture
• Making groups
• Moving and scaling furniture

Lesson 4:
• Adding colour to the 3D
• Adding and making your own textures
• Changing the Style of the final image
• Exporting shots

Entry requirements:
Students registering for this course do not need any prior experience or training in interior design (but it would be useful). Architects and Interior Designers who need to update their skills are very welcome to join.

Equipment/Materials Needed: Laptop with Google SketchUp Pro program downloaded ( 30 calendar days free trial available.The link for downloading will be provided prior to the course)charger, wheel mouse and USB memory stick. Images required for the course (that will be provided by Full Circle Design FZLLC) must be downloaded onto a memory stick or laptop prior to the course. Students must have proficient working knowledge of their laptop (PC or Mac) and be able to navigate it without supervision.

Certificate: If students successfully complete the final course project/course activities/ homework, they will receive a ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate which is a useful starting point into a new career of Interior Design or Decoration. The final project work will be graded by the tutor and one other assessor. This grade goes towards assessing their final grade for the Diploma or Higher Diploma. For students that are ‘borderline’ between grades, the course activities and homework will be a deciding factor. If a student misses more than one lesson, he/she is required to repeat the whole course at the original fee paid if he/she wishes to obtain the ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate.

Diploma: If students successfully complete 6 or more courses with Full Circle Design FZLLC, they will receive a graded Diploma from Full Circle Design FZLLC. The Diploma displays the British Interior Design Institute (BIID) and the Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) logos which are internationally recognised. Students must demonstrate competency in residential/commercial/ professional design and Computer Aided Design (CAD). If you qualify, please ask for the application form and submit it at least 10 days in advance to Sharon at [email protected] to ensure that your Diploma is ready on time.

To register: please contact Vanessa, by mail on [email protected] or telephone 04-4449567 or 052-4221670.

Notes: Class size min. 4 students/max.8. Places available on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings (with 100% payment) must be made at least 10 days prior to the course commencing. The fee is non-refundable unless a course is cancelled in which case it will be 100% refundable.

Tutor: Anam Siddiqui

Venues: Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Fee: AED 2,310/US$ 651 (includes 5% VAT)


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Terms & Conditions:
  1. Bookings need to be made at least 10 days in advance prior to a course or workshop. (Contact us if you miss the 10- day deadline as there still may be a place available)
  2. All NEW students must complete the registeration form and send it to [email protected] prior to the course or workshop. Failure to comply may delay your admission into a course or workshop. Download the form here
  3. All payments are 100% advance and non-refundable. However, if a course is cancelled, there will be a full refund.
  4. The fee payment can be made by one of the following methods:
    • Cash or cheque(payable to 'full Circle Design FZLLC') to a nominated staff member (prior appointment necessary).
    • Online by Pay Pal- http://www.fullcircle-design.com/interior-design-courses/ (note that there will be an additional transaction fee by Pay Pal on top of the quoted course/workshop fee)
    • By bank transfer(note that there will be an additional small bank transaction fee on top of the quoted course/workshop fee). Contact [email protected]for the account details.
  5. A minimum of 4 students is required to run a course/workshop or it will be cancelled.
  6. It is not possible to transfer the fees to another course/workshop or dates unless a course/workshop has been cancelled.
  7. Students must present/submit their final project in the last lesson.
  8. If students miss more than one lesson, they must repeat the course at the original rate paid, to receive the ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate to proceed to the next course.
  9. If students miss one lesson, it cannot be repeated at a later stage.

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