3D Printing Overview


3D printing has transformed manufacturing and prototyping processes, allowing for rapid production, customization, and innovation. Whether you’re an aspiring engineer, designer, entrepreneur, or simply curious about this cutting-edge technology, this course will spark your interest and provide you with the knowledge to navigate the world of 3D printing.

This course is a comprehensive exploration of 3D printing technology, its applications, and its significance in various industries. The course aims to equip participants with a solid foundation in 3D printing technology and to highlight its practical applications.

We will begin by delving into the history of 3D printing, tracing its evolution and milestones. We will then examine the wide range of applications and use cases across industries such as healthcare, aerospace, automotive, and consumer products. We will discuss the reasons behind the popularity of 3D printing, as well as its limitations and challenges. We will explore various manufacturing processes involved in 3D printing, and cover the importance of material selection and post-processing techniques for enhancing printed objects. By the end of the course, learners will have gained a comprehensive understanding of 3D printing history, its versatile applications, and the factors to consider for successful implementation.

Furthermore, we aim to inspire learners to unlock the immense potential of this technology for their personal and professional projects. By exploring a variety of real-world use cases, learners gain a deep understanding of the versatility and applications of 3D printing, and be empowered to identify opportunities where 3D printing can revolutionize their own endeavors, sparking creativity and innovation. Whether you are an entrepreneur, designer, engineer, or hobbyist, this course will ignite your imagination and provide the necessary tools to leverage 3D printing as a transformative tool in your field.

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SKU: 9330 Category:

Start date

October 2, 2023

End date

October 2, 2023

Language(s) of the training


Languages spoken by the coach(es)

English, German, Luxembourgish, French


Schon Michel


  • 3D Printing History
  • Applications and use cases
  • Why 3D Printing? And Limitations
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Material choice
  • Material post-processing


The course is primarily presentation and discussion based. With an interactive approach, we encourage exploring use cases specific to learner’s interests, and promote sharing of ideas, and collective brainstorming, to foster a deep understanding of the practical applications of 3D printing in various fields.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • identify and evaluate diverse applications and use cases of 3D printing.
  • apply knowledge of different additive manufacturing processes to select the appropriate technique for specific requirements.
  • assess material choices for 3D printing based on properties, compatibility, and desired outcomes.
  • demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of industrial 3D printing terminology, key concepts, and emerging trends.
  • apply acquired knowledge and skills to evaluate the feasibility and potential of 3D printing in a personal or professional context.


This course has a total duration of 4 hours and takes place over 1 day:

  • 02-10-2023: 09:00 – 13:00

Format and Location

This course takes place ON-SITE
Terres Rouges building
14, porte de France
L-4360 Esch/Alzette




No prerequisites necessary

Additional Info


This training does not have any assessment or exams; a certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Esco Skills

industrial design, think creatively

Esco Occupations

mechanical engineer, production engineer, 3D printing technician, industrial designer, automotive designer