Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
11:00 am – 2:45 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
11:00 am – 2:45 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)


Presented by:
Severin Villiger

Agenda Day One
Introduction to SketchUp
Overview of software features
SketchUp vs. AutoCAD, Revit, and other software

Working with SketchUp
File creation
User interface
Basic navigation
Drawing tools
Measure tools
Construction lines

Organizing Your Drawings
Working with groups and layers
Creating, editing, and using components

Coloring, Texturing and Advanced Editing


Agenda Day Two
Viewing, Rendering and Working with Extensions
Viewing and navigating your drawing
Printing, rendering and exporting
Using SketchUp extension warehouse
Adding locations to your drawing
Modeling architectural details
Working with styles, style builder and LayOut
Presenting the final model


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 CE Hours (non-HSW)

AIA:    (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 LU| Elective

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and offer 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 continuing education hours to architects. SketchUp for Building Professionals offers 7.0 continuing education hours to architects licensed in states that allow non-HSW coursework.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2). Courses approved by the AIA/CES qualify for Florida and New Jersey architects. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses. Only AIA HSW-approved courses qualify for New York engineering credit.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved SketchUp for Building Professionals for 7.0 LU|Elective (Sponsor No. 1232). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete each event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Severin Villiger

Over 15 years experience in teaching 3D rendering and 3D modeling

Severin Villiger has been teaching 3D rendering and 3D modeling (SketchUp and Revit) since 2006. He has taught for the Art Institute of Portland, Heritage School of Interior Design, and has presented in-house workshops for architectural, interior design, and landscape architecture firms of all sizes. He has a BS degree in Interior Design, and enjoys using his passion and skill for interior and architectural design to help design professionals transition into the 3D world using SketchUp and Revit.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: SketchUp for Building Professionals

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course explores SketchUp design software and compares it to AutoCAD and Revit. It demonstrates how to work with SketchUp, organize files, and how to view, render and work with extensions

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to evaluate SketchUp Pro as a design tool and be able to compare it to Revit, AutoCAD and other drafting software.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to demonstrate how files are created in SketchUp and how to navigate drawings and SketchUp drawing tools.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to add coloring and texturing to designs and perform advanced editing.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to view, render and work with extensions in SketchUp and be able to present final models.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with structural design and familiarity with other design sortware

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 10/21/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation

Webinar Price: $289.00