Lumion Essentials

The Lumion Essentials Course enables an attendee to create still, movie, and panoramic renders leveraging the various features and special effects that Lumion has.
Course Duration
1 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
See centres
Course Price
R 1500
Including VAT

Course Overview


This course covers the essential core topics for working with the Lumion software.  You will learn the basic tools for navigating, importing models and adding materials and lighting. Then adding content and context to your model. Finally creating presentations of your design.

Course Objectives

After completing this course participants should be able to understand and/or create:

  • Lumion System Settings
  • Navigation
  • Scene creation, environments, and weather
  • Model library
  • Importing
  • Material library
  • Video and Image output

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those who need to learn how to do visual presentations using Lumion.


  • No previous CAD experience is necessary
  • Architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is highly recommended
  • It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 10

What's Included

Software Trial
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details


On completion of the course you will be presented with a Certificate of attendance.

Introduction to Lumion
  • Ease of Use, Visual, Lots of Tutorials, Using different tech – GPU rendering
PC System Requirements
  • Benchmark and PC ratings.
Lumion System Settings
  • To speed up lower spec systems/or larger models.
  • Other user settings.
  • LMB to look
  • Game keys to move
  • O for Orbit
  • Shift for speed
Scene creation, environments, and weather
  • Terrain creation (landscape presets, water types and ocean.)
  • Daylight, sun, sky and clouds
  • Sun Study Effect.
Model library  – 3D objects and moving 3D animations
  • 3D models: SKP, DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, DWG, DXF
    Images: TGA, DDS, PSD, JPG, BMP, HDR and PNG images
  • Revit Bridge
  • DWG Bridge
  • Importing Sketchup Model
Material library
  • Built-in high-quality materials
  • Custom material types
  • Bump added automatically to Images used.
Video and Image output
  • Snapshots
  • Overlay images
  • Filters
  • Special effects
  • Export to PC
  • Making Movies
  • Theatre mode
  • Lumion Viewer
  • MyLumion
Extra Models & Materials
Cut Out People
Sounds and other



  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
  5. Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date.
    Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  6. Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone\
    dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  7. We suggest clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled
    before booking flight and accommodation. We are NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight
    and accommodation for clients.
  8. Full training fees will apply if the above condition is not complied with.
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