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BigRep Academy covers all aspects of large-format 3D printing, including design, slicing, printer operation, troubleshooting, and so much more.

Get certified in basic fundamentals up to expert knowledge.

Full spectrum of knowledge from basics to advanced topics.

Speed up the learning curve to become an expert faster.

Get certified to guarantee up-to-date knowledge and best practices.

Advanced and custom training modules are available.

Three Levels of Training

Basic Training

Basic training is required to get started with your BigRep 3D printer. These introductory courses will cover everything you need to know to dive into large-format 3D printing.

Available in-person, remote conferencing, or in the eLearning platform at

Advanced Training

Expand your knowledge with advanced training to unlock additional skills to become a large-format 3D printing expert. Advanced training is key to optimizing your output for consistent best results.

Available in-person or remote conferencing. Coming soon to the eLearning platform.

Custom Training

For specific projects and topics, custom training courses are designed for your individual needs. Go in-depth with a BigRep expert to overcome your unique challenges to maximize your output with smart solutions. Available in-person or remote conferencing.

Where to Access BigRep Academy

BigRep Academy eLearning Platform

eLearning Platform

A continually expanding selection of basic courses is available in the easy-to-use BigRep Academy eLearning Platform. Learn, test your knowledge, get certified, and revisit the courses as often as you like.

BigRep Academy Remote Conferencing

Remote Conferencing

Advanced and custom courses are available online via remote conferencing. A BigRep expert will guide you through the course while giving real-time feedback. Remote courses can accommodate individuals or teams.


In Person

When you prefer to learn in person, advanced and custom courses be hosted in the BigRep offices. If you prefer to stay in-house, BigRep Academy can also come to your location for personalized, on-site training.


While basic training is also available in person and via remote conferencing, the BigRep Academy eLearning Platform offers flexible, accessible, and personalized courses that provide the necessary knowledge for efficient 3D printing. Learn at your own pace, choose from a wide range of courses, and access interactive content for engaging and effective learning.

You can track progress, test your knowledge, and get certified for a range of 3D printing skills as well as specific BigRep 3D printers. For a helpful refresher, you can revisit any completed courses as needed.

Get in touch to learn more and gain access to the BigRep Academy eLearning Platform.


Basic Training: Introduction

Approx. 2 hours to complete
Test included

This course is open to anyone interested in this exciting technology, regardless of previous experience in design or academic qualifications. You will learn about the field of large-scale 3D printing to understand its importance for consumers and businesses. We’ll start with the basics and help you master foundational 3D printing concepts. You’ll also explore common job responsibilities of a 3D printing operator, so you can begin to envision yourself in your future job.

Basic Training: Design for Additive Manufacturing

Approx. 2 hours to complete
Test and certificate included

Explore the fundamentals of design used in additive manufacturing. Learn the basics of designing for 3D printing, such as taking into account the geometry, material qualities, and support structures of your creations. Using the skills and knowledge provided by this program, you will be able to develop designs that make full use of the diverse potential of additive manufacturing. You will learn how to optimize designs for strength, utility, and effective use of materials, which will enable you to build complex parts that were previously impossible to make using standard manufacturing methods. You will also learn how to optimize designs for optimal use of space.

Partition wall made with Generative Design

Basic Training: BLADE Slicing Software

Approx. 2 hours to complete
Test and certificate included

Find out how to get about and get the most of BigRep’s potent slicing program, BLADE. This session will teach you everything you need to know, from preparing your model to optimizing your print settings to producing professional-quality prints. By learning about the various slicing parameters, infill patterns, and support structures, you'll be able to fine-tune the quality and efficiency of your prints.

Basic Training: Operating Your BigRep 3D Printer

BigRep ONE, BigRep STUDIO, BigRep PRO
Approx. 2 hours to complete each course
Test and certificate included

Gain complete self-assurance in your ability to operate your BigRep 3D printer. This session covers key features such as setting up the machine, calibrating it, loading it with material, and successfully printing. You will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the operations of the printer, such as how to manage the temperature, load filament, and level the bed. You will be able to get the most out of your equipment and produce results that are reliable and of a high standard if you are familiar with the peculiarities of its operation.

BigRep ONE Large-Format 3D Printer
BigRep STUDIO Professional 3D Printer

Basic Training: Troubleshooting

Approx. 2 hours to complete
Test and certificate included

Utilizing the troubleshooting module, you can locate and fix typical mechanical faults as well as difficulties with print quality. Learn how to diagnose problems with your printing process, such as layer adhesion, warping, or nozzle clogging, and adopt efficient solutions to maintain a smooth and uninterrupted printing process. You will develop skills in troubleshooting that will allow you to recognize potential issues and take necessary actions, ensuring that your printing experience will go off without a hitch.

BigRep Academy continues to grow the course offering to cover additional topics with up-to-date content.

Advanced Training: MASTER THE NEXT LEVEL

Users who are interested in further improving their 3D printing abilities can take advantage of the advanced training choices provided by BigRep Academy, which is available online or in-person. These modules consist of the following:


Advanced Training: BLADE Slicing Software

Approx. 2 hours to complete
Test and certificate included

Improve your slicing prowess by learning more about the powerful tools available in the BLADE program. Gain an advantage in the 3D printing market by learning how to maximize print speed, material economy, and productivity. Adaptive layer height, variable infill density, and intelligent support generation are just a few of the cutting-edge techniques you'll learn about. You can save time and resources without sacrificing

Advanced Training: Printer Maintenance

BigRep ONE, BigRep STUDIO, BigRep PRO
Approx. 2 hours to complete each course
Test and certificate included

You can extend the life of your BigRep 3D printer and keep it running well with regular maintenance. If you want to maintain your machine running smoothly and efficiently and cut down on downtime, this training package will show you the ropes. You'll gain an understanding of how to clean the print bed, lubricate moving parts, and inspect for signs of wear and tear, among other routine maintenance tasks. Maintaining your printer regularly will increase its lifespan and guarantee reliable operation.

Considerations for Purchasing a Large-Format 3D Printer

Custom Training: Tailored Solutions

Each user has particular needs, whether completing a unique project or overcoming a particular difficulty. BigRep Academy offers custom training to help you succeed with tailored education and consulting that will deliver the best results with real impact.

Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)

Custom Training: Customer Topic or Project

Length of training is variable

Custom training is designed specifically for your needs, ranging from specific slicing and printing topics to unique design optimization, specialized applications, and much more.

"The training in Berlin was perfect. With all that we learned about 3D printing on the BigRep ONE we are able to work very effectively."

- Manager Production Training / Papierfabrik August Koehler SE

Why Choose BigRep Academy?

The BigRep Academy is currently available to all BigRep customers as a unique offering that provides specialized knowledge about large-format 3D printing. No matter what your application, from design prototypes to creative projects, factory tooling, and end-use parts, BigRep delivers a complete solution to drive your success with 3D printers, materials, software, and service.

In addition to training modules in the BigRep Academy, customers can also access our extensive knowledge base in the BigRep HUB.

HUB on screen with BigRep PRO

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