Tier 1: Foundations

Delivers essential Information to begin working in the AM industry. (e.g., technologies, materials, key issues)

Foundations of 3D Printing Workshop and Technology Demo

 A one-day workshop providing introductory knowledge of the 3D printing industry and related technologies. The Technology Demo features 3D printing software, material, printers and post-processing techniques. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.

Foundations of 3D Printing: eLearning

 An interactive four-module course that presents comprehensive introductory knowledge of the 3D printing industry.


Tier 2: Technical & Economics Training

Builds technical and economic competency to optimize AM designs, select the best manufacturing technology, manage quality and safety of parts and facilities, and manage capital investments in the technology while ensuring safety and quality.

Fundamentals of AM Designs

 Fundamentals of AM Designs gives students a working knowledge of how to create and fix design files, identify designs that are printable, and compare traditional design activities to additive manufacturing design activities. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.

Design Strategies for AM

Design Strategies provides a working knowledge of how to develop, implement and optimize designs for different strategies in additive manufacturing. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.

Additive Manufacturing Economics

 UL’s AM Economics training teaches you how to benefit from the many advantages AM has to offer. Utilizing a series of real-world technical and business case studies, this two and a half day, instructor-led curriculum addresses the economic factors affecting each element of the AM supply chain. Justification of investments in various AM technology applications is also covered. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.

Managing Quality & Safety in AM

Managing Quality and Safety in AM provides students a working knowledge of process and material hazard management and how to assure quality and safety in part production. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.

Selecting AM Materials & Processes

Selecting AM Materials and Processes provides students a working knowledge of AM process and material characteristics and how to combine AM technologies with traditional manufacturing techniques for part production. This course is available at multiple locations including the UL AMCC.


Tier 3: Advanced AM Training

Builds competency to successfully fabricate metal, polymer composite and ceramic parts, from AM design set up to part build and post processing to quality assurance. Culminates in application specific certifications. (e.g., medical implants, aerospace, industrial machinery, automobile, etc.)

Advanced Training on Metal Part Production

Exclusively offered at at the UL AMCC in Louisville, Kentucky, students will learn and apply advanced additive manufacturing with metals during this 5-day hands-on course. Beginning with process and material fundamentals and progressing through design, build planning, process parameters, post-processing and quality evaluation, students will design and manufacture parts as part of project teams.


Private and custom workshops are available! Contact us at AdditiveManufacturing@ul.com for more information. Course dates and locations are subject to change.