CPD for Technologies teachers 

The following videos and resources have been developed by 3DWIT, in partnership with I-Form, under the 'Manufacturing in the Classroom' project, funded by SFI Discover. The project, a partnership with JCt4, aims to upskill teachers in the use of 3D printing technology.


Video guides 

1. Unboxing a 3D printer 

Check out this short video on how to set up a 3D printer out of the box, how to load the filament, calibration and bed leveling. Everything you need to get the basics right! 



2. Cleaning the print core and nozzle

Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to clearn the print core and nozzle of an Ultimaker S5. Regular cleaning helps ensure successful printing. 


3. Loading filament 

Check out this short video guide to loading filament onto a 3D printer (Ultimaker S5). 


 4. Levelling the bed 

A short guide to how to level the print bed on a 3D printer (Wanhao Duplicator i3).