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DesignSpark Mechanical Video tutorials

In this 11 video series, you will learn the fundamentals of 3D design using DesignSpark Mechanical to visualise your designs and bring them to life through 3D printing.

To learn more about DesignSpark Mechanical and activate your free license visit DesignSpark Mechanical Software.

Are you an educator? 

We offer resources to support you with teaching 3D mechanical design to your students. You are free to use these resources as provided or modify and integrate them with your existing curriculum. To learn more and request access to lab manuals and presentations to support your teaching, follow the links below.

3D CAD DesignSpark Mechanical: Introduction & preview to 3D Design


The DesignSpark Mechanical materials cover theory, examples and exercises to give a full understanding of 3D CAD design. Educators can use the materials to teach non-mechanical engineers design for quick and effective exporting of components onto 3D printers in STL format. There are sufficient materials for a semester-long course.

DesignSpark Mechanical workshop

One day workshop (English)

Regarded as “Mechanical design for non-mechanical engineers”, our workshop materials enable users to go from simple design to complex geometry. This includes PowerPoint (*.ppt), a quick reference card (*.pdf) and the DesignSpark 3D CAD file.

RS Grass Roots is the Education & Community Impact team at RS. Grass Roots champions young engineers with exciting opportunities to nurture the next generation of outstanding innovators! Industry now demands graduate engineers with not only the knowledge but crucially the skills and practical experience to solve real problems and create new designs. Whether you are an academic working to enhance the educational experience or a student tackling your latest project - RS is here to help.