No Code Augmented Reality Training

No Code Augmented Reality Training

Hands on no code AR training with Zapworks Designer.

Learning outcomes

Develop AR Experiences

Master the principles and techniques of no code AR development in Designer.

Understand Best Practices

Gain a deeper understanding of the best practices in AR design and development.

Bring your AR ideas to life

Unleash your creativity and transform unique ideas into functional AR.

Course content

1. Introduction to Zapworks and Augmented Reality

In this session, you’ll be introduced into the world of Augmented Reality (AR), the Zapworks ecosystem, and learn how a standard end-to-end AR project is developed
with Zapworks. This session will provide you with a solid foundation for completing the rest of the chosen training path. 

Key objectives:

  • Introduction to the essentials of AR.
  • Explore the Zapworks suite.
  • Learn the best practices and standard flow in which Zapworks is used for AR development.
  • Scan and test example projects created using Zapworks.

2. Introduction to Zapworks Designer and Face Tracking

In this session, you’ll develop your first AR experience in Zapworks Designer. The experience will contain a company logo, 3D model, and video.

Key objectives:

  • Learn and familiarize with the UI in Zapworks Designer.
  • Understand how to scale, rotate, and position content.
  • Import and use 3D models.
  • Preview and Publish your first AR experience.

3. Designing and developing UI for Augmented Reality

In this session, you’ll take part in an interactive lab session. You'll learn how to translate design ideas from a wireframe to AR and then put what you’ve learned into practice by developing on screen UI in Zapworks Designer.

Key objectives:

  • Learn the importance of UI and UX for AR.
  • Translate ideas from wireframe into an AR experience.
  • Know the best practices and known pitfalls when designing for an AR experience.
  • Develop an experience containing on screen UI in Zapworks Designer.

4. Visualising digital content  in your real world

In this session, you’ll start to build a world tracked experience, placing 3D content in your real world environment.

Key objectives:

  • Learn how to add and use a world tracked scene.
  • Use buttons and UI elements within the 3D space
  • Import and play 3D models with animations.

5. Creating Image Tracked AR experiences for print and packaging

In this session, you’ll continue development in Zapworks Designer, learning and implementing how to track digital content to an image for print material and packaging.

Key objectives:

  • Learn the best practices for using target images in Zapworks.
  • Design and train a target image in Zapworks Designer.
  • Develop and track digital content to the front of a demo product.

6. Creating interactive AR experiences with multiple scenes

In this session, you will start to build more complex AR experiences, introducing the concept of multiple scenes. Using on screen UI and actions, you will create an interactive experience while learning the best practices of working with scenes.

Key objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of planning ahead.
  • Learn how to create and manage scenes.
  • Use on screen UI (buttons and images) to launch different scenes via actions.
  • Learn the best practices on using multiple scenes.

7. Creating complex AR with applets

In this session, you will learn about applets in Designer and how to use the Avaturn integration and particle systems. You will create a realistic avatar of yourself and you will learn how idle animations and static poses can enhance your experience.

Key objectives:

  • Learn how to use applets in Designer.
  • Create a 3D life-like avatar model within Designer.
  • Learn about static poses and idle animations.
  • Add particle systems to develop more complex experiences.

8. Best practices on working to a brief

In this session, you’ll take part in an interactive lab session learning how ideas are formed from a client brief. You’ll learn what ideas are best suited for AR and will walk away with a briefing framework for future AR campaigns.

Key objectives:

  • Learn how to turn a client brief into a successful AR campaign.
  • Learn about the 5 C’s to success.
  • Understand what ideas work well for AR and what ideas would fail.

9. End to end experience creation

In this session, you'll bring everything learned in the previous to life by developing a full end to end experience.

Key objectives:

  • Learn how to start and ideate on a project.
  • Learn how to work smart, not hard.
  • Publish and analyse your created experience.

10. Ideation / Prototyping session

In this session, you’ll work with your technical trainer to conceive company ideas for future AR campaigns. With guidance from the trainer, these ideas will be perfected for both your company and AR, setting you up for success during your time using Zapworks.

Key Objectives:

  • Develop and plan 5 professional standard AR ideas.
  • Learn how these ideas can be actioned and what functionality will be needed for each.
  • Understand the next steps to make these ideas (augmented) reality.

10 Sessions

Sessions run for 1 hour and include both theory and practical elements.

5 Weeks

We recommend taking 2 sessions a week, totalling 5 weeks.


Cost per team. Get in touch to learn more about our pricing structure.

Book Designer training

We also offer an accelerated version for those teams wanting to get started quickly, ask a team member to learn more.

Design and develop take-home AR experiences

AR Creation - Project 1

Develop a face tracked experience in Zapworks Designer, with multiple scenes, screen UI and interactions.

AR Creation - Project 2

Create and learn about tracking digital content to product packaging and how to direct users to external websites.

AR Creation - Project 3

Place digital content in your real world with user interactions to tell a story and display valuable information.

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Accredited by Credly

Accredited by Credly

Recognised by Credly Pearson you’ll be able to share that you are accredited and AR certified. The Credly badges are valid for life and are recognised across platforms, businesses and social media platforms such as LinkedIn.