Laser Maker

Discover 2D computer design and create a variety of laser cut projects.
Electronics
Coding
Design
Construction
 
 
 
 
 
£220-£230
✓ 9-13 years
2 days
 

Take Home:

All your Laser Cut Projects
USB Drive with your Drawing Files

You Will Learn:

Computer CAD Design Skills
Creating 3D Objects from 2D Designs
How to Choose Materials and Operate a Laser Cutter

Need to Know:

1:8 Staff-Student Ratio
All Equipment Provided
4 x 1.5 hour Sessions/Day
 

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Do you love making things? Want to improve your skills and learn how to design laser cut parts on the computer? Our Laser Maker 2 day course gives a full overview of designing accurate parts using a computer, and how to use a laser cutter through a range of practical projects.

Learn how different materials behave and how to choose the best one for your design. Follow our laser cutter tutorial projects whilst adding your own personal touches, including 3D slot-together items, foam gliders and laser cut keyrings. The best bit: you get to take home all of your creations at the end to show your friends!

This course is also available as part of the 5 day Maker Week course.

 
  • Learn 2D CAD using TinkerCad, a free online tool designed for schools
  • Create a variety of laser cut projects over 2 days
  • Learn about different materials for use on a laser cutter and how to choose them
  • Cut out and build your designs in the classroom using our compact laser cutters
  • Learn individual skills with a series of projects, whilst adding your own design touches
  • Take all of your projects and files home at the end!
 
 

Course Dates 2018

Sparsholt College, Winchester 9 - 10 Apr Part of Maker Week only
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 23 - 24 Jul Day 9-13 £230
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 30 - 31 Jul Day 9-13 £230
Chelsea Academy, London 6 - 7 Aug Day 9-13 £220
Chelsea Academy, London 13 - 14 Aug Day 9-13 £220
Sparsholt College, Winchester 30 - 31 Jul Part of Maker Week only
Sparsholt College, Winchester 6 - 7 Aug Part of Maker Week only
Sparsholt College, Winchester 13 - 14 Aug Part of Maker Week only
Sparsholt College, Winchester 20 - 21 Aug Part of Maker Week only