Master Your Slicer To Get Better Looking, Faster, Stronger & More Reliable 3D Prints
Let us guide you to achieving full control of your 3D printer through your Slicer, so you can have confidence in your prints.
"Wow, this is amazing stuff. It simplifies what do-it-yourself people like me have been trying. Would have saved a ton of filament if I'd begun here..." - Nelson Olwe, Course Student
...that's a huge amount of wasted time, filament & effort.
The solution is to gain the skills to master your Slicer, so that you can control your printer and have it do exactly what you want it to do.
Instead of it throwing seemingly random faults and confusing issues at you, causing you hours of wasted head scratching and hair pulling.
OK, so Slicing is important - But why do I need to achieve full mastery?
You don't need to do anything. But the old way of "learn as you go" holds you back and keeps you in the dark with a lot of useful functionality.
If you can't let the old ways go, you won't unlock the full capability of your printer.
Compare that to having a framework to easily get the best results that matter for whatever it is you're printing.
And you'll be able to do it for each individual print, material and printer, in no time at all - and with reliable results.
Because you see that...
...the Slicer Is Not Just At The Heart Of 3D Printing, It Also Has The Most Impact On All Other Factors:
Think of it this way...
You wouldn't attempt to pilot a plane without training on the controls, so why risk crashing your 3D printer with incorrect print settings?
It might sound dramatic, but we've lost count of the times someone has actually caused physical damage to their printer or their prints because of the incorrect Slicer use.
Instead, wouldn't you like to know exactly how to simply tweak your print for either a perfect finish, maximum strength or faster print time, all without sacrificing reliability?
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Users Get Better Prints After Completion
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All covered step by step...
That's right, three Slicer Training Courses for the price of one!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I get training for these Slicers?
Without knowing how to Slicer files, you can't use a 3D printer. Most people only know how to do the absolute basics with their Slicer, just to get a print. But what if you knew what Slicer settings would improve printing reliability, finished part strength, finish quality, or reduce printing time for every single print you create.
Imagine the hours of printing time, wasted filament and print fail frustration all saved just by knowing how to avoid these? Not to mention, having better looking & stronger prints.
The three Slicers covered at Cura, PrusaSlicer and Simplify 3D - these are the most powerful Slicers available (the first two are completely free to use).
Better to start now, then waste time.
How long will it take to complete?
How long it will take you to complete the course, vs how long it will take you to get significant value from the course are two very different questions.
Each video lesson is compact, so you'll start to get time, filament and frustration saving techniques a short way into the content. You can go through everything methodically (advised) or if you're short on time, just skip to the lessons you need right now and come back to the others later.
The full training for each Slicer are between 3.5 - 5 hours long in total and are fully comprehensive in what they cover.
What if I don't have time right now?
Great question! We get that people can have busy lives. That's why while there might be a time limit on the offer today, there's no time restriction on when or how fast you complete the trainings.
How much time do you waste when an unexpected fault arises, not just the hassle of restarting the print, but the hours of confusing searching online for a remedy, that still might not work.
Wouldn't you rather have the complete skill set needed to quickly Slicer your next print in minutes, with amazing results each time?
With our condensed, easy to follow step by step trainings you can work through at your own pace. Invest in this program and you'll have access to the content ongoing, for one low fixed price.
What if I don't like the course, or change my mind?
We believe in honest business practice. What that means is, we're so confident you'll get a ton of value from these Slicer trainings that. we're happy to take on all the risk. If for whatever reason you don't like the training - just get in touch within 30 days of purchase and we'll refund you if you feel you've not got value from it, or for whatever reason you've changed your mind.
Dosen't matter if it's 29 days, 23 hours and 59 minutes after you've bought it, our 100% moneyback guarantee still stands.
Can't I just get all this stuff off Youtube?
Free sites like Youtube can be useful, but they don't contain all the information you need. List of "top 7 things to do on a slicer" won't help you master the slicer, they're likely just give you enough information to get frustrated at all the stuff you don't know.
We set out to create the most comprehensive training course for FDM 3D printer slicers available, so that someone can follow it step by step, to get great results, easily and in record time - all without wondering what to do next, or in what order.
We don't assume anything, so everything is explained in plain English, without jargon so that anyone can follow on from the complete beginning.
Is there a Certificate on completion?
Yes! While this is not our official certification course (we have a separate certification program for that), yes you will get a certificate to confirm you've gone through the whole course. There is no test, however.
Who should or should not take this course?
Who should take this course:
Anyone whose brand new to 3D printing (even if you don't have a 3D printer yet it's good to be prepared!) or has been printing a while but either doesn't feel confident operating the Slicer OR feels they could get better results from their 3D printer. Even if you're happy with the results, you can always learn more to slash printing time or filament usage.
Who should not take this course:
If you know absolutely everything you need to know about the Slicer, and 3D printing already - and you're fully confident there's no room for improvement. OR if you're someone whose only looking for quick fixes and "hacks" - while we do have lots of these too, we believe in teaching for full comprehension, so we explain the reasons behind our methods so you can harness this knowledge in a highly practical and capable way.
Will I be able to watch these videos off-line if required?
Yes, we understand that sometimes internet connections can be patchy so we have enabled this feature within the login area.
What exactly is covered in each slicer?
While we can't list absolutely everything covered in this course (we'd be here for ages...) here's all the important stuff that's definitely covered:
Solid foundations & getting setup
Configuration of NON-Prusa printers
Mastering the Plater
Optimal Print settings for different models & your goals
Optimal Filament settings for different materials
Optimal Printer settings for finish quality & reliability
Using the Advanced Plater
Choosing Layers & Perimeters (Shells)
The best infil settings for your model
When & how best to use a Skirt & Brim
Making use of different Support Materials
Accelerating Speed Without Accelerating faults
Mastering the Advanced Print settings to save time
Mastering the Advanced Filament settings to increase reliability
Mastering the Advanced Printer settings to improve finish quality
AND getting to grips with all the Expert versions of above!
Covering all the "General" settings
When, why & how to use custom G-Code
Why Modifiers are so powerful
Get full control of supports with Support Blockers & Enforcers
How to Import, Export & Save projects
Why, When & Exactly How to Flash Firmware to upgrade
And so much more...
For Simplify 3D:
Intro on getting setup properly
The differences between Basic & Advanced modes
Making full use of the Extruder tab
Optimising the Layer tab to get the best strength & detail combination
Breaking down the real reason behind the "Additions" tab
Mastering the Infil tab to reduce weight while increasing strength
Supports are the devil - here's how (& why) you need to control them
Tuning new materials with the Temperature tab
How to use the right cooling for the right mode & material
When & how you need to manipulate the G-code
Why you should be using the Scripts tab
Optimising with the Speeds tab
What exactly should you be using the "Other" tab for
Our top time-saving tricks in the "Advanced" tab
Our fool-proof process to add new filaments the right way
How to duplicate & position to save your and your printing time
The best support strategies & positioning tricks to minimise post-print finishing and failure rates
Understanding "Processes" & how they can save you time
Why "The Variable Settings Wizard" is truly magical
And so much more...
Getting setup & your first prints
Intro to advanced settings
Our strategy for Improving quality
Changing shells for strength, weight & finish quality
Choosing infill density & patterns for strength & save weight
Optimising for materials - do some materials have to be harder to print than others? Hint; they don't!
Getting the speed right
What's travel & how best to use it
Mastering cooling for different features & materials
Supports can cause issues, here's how to master them
Covering "Special" modes and when you need to use them
We show you how to use the experimental settings that are actually worth it
And so much more...
Is this different to your slicer trainings in The Institute of 3D Printing training suite?
There are sections that are updated, but fundamentally this is the same course that you can find in our training suite. However this is a stand alone price, with bonuses and no monthly subscription fee. Pay just once and you get to keep the course - including any free updates in future as we release them.
Is there an exam or quiz to this course?
Not at present, but when you finish you will receive a digital certificate of completion.
Is this a subscription product, or is there any catch to this offer?
No, this is a complete stand-alone course. The price you see is what you pay, and it's a one-time investment. We're offering at such a great discount for a short period of time to make it accessible to the most amount of people we can. We want to help as many people as possible master their slicer, and we felt this fantastic offer was the best way to do that.
Do I need a 3D printer to get started?
While most people taking this course will already have a 3D printer, it makes perfect sense to invest in the course before your 3D printer arrives. Doing so will give you the confidence to start using it correctly to begin with, and print files the right way. It's always best to start as you mean to go on.
What Slicers are covered in this training & will it be relevant to other Slicers?
We cover Cura, PrusaSlicer and Simplify 3D slicers in unparalled levels of detail. We cover each slicer completely relevant to that slicer, but in a way that is very transferable to most slicers available. Many settings are similar across slicers, so much of the information you will learn will be cross compatible.
Why not increase your 3D printing capability by learning a completely new slicer today?
Do we get updates to this course in future included in this price?
Yes! We invest heavily in keeping our content up to date. As we update in future, you will get access automatically (no extra charge). We periodically update our content, so you can be confident it's relevant.
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