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Course Overview

Additive Manufacturing, commonly known as 3D Printing, is the formal term defined under ASTM F2792 – 12a. Today 3D printing is becoming an important advanced manufacturing technique that complements existing fabrication processes in manufacturing. The main topics covered in this course include principles and development of Metal Additive Manufacturing, design guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (ISO/ASTM 52911-2), design of support structures, generalised process chain, process selection guidelines, pre-processing software, post processing methods and the laser-based powder bed.

Application/Entry Requirement

Participants should have basic technical domain knowledge related background.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who would like to have a hands-on experience in learning about CAD design for Additive Manufacturing and metal printing.

What You'll Learn

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


  1. Equip the participants with fundamental Metal Additive Manufacturing knowledge to identify the appropriate design for their applications 

  2. Enable the participants to Manufacture an appropriate model to demonstrate the Skill sets acquired in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Course Outline

  • Fundamental knowledge on 3D CAD Modelling 
  • Fundamental knowledge on Metal Additive Manufacturing
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing pre and post processes 
  • Apply design for Metal Additive Manufacturing using specific case studies
  • Process, personalise and 3D print your own customise part



Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Accomplishment upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

15 - 17 September 2021

20 August 2021

3 days

(8:30am - 6:30pm)


View the application guide here

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Course Fees
(w GST) 
Full Course Fee S$856.00
SG Citizens aged 39 & below / Permanent Residents
SG Citizens aged 40 & above / SME-sponsored SG Citizens & Permanent Residents S$96.80

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
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    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A,
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757


  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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