SOLIDWORKS Certifications

SOLIDWORKS certifications can be used as a benchmark to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Program

SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams focus on the fundamental skills necessary to ensure your company’s overall success using SOLIDWORKS software. In today’s competitive job market, CAD professionals need every advantage they can get, and the SOLIDWORKS Certification Program gives you and your students a proven edge. Earning a SOLIDWORKS Certification can help you get a job, keep a job, or possibly move up in your current job.

All SOLIDWORKS certification tests are administered online and not through Computer Aided Technology.


Are certifications online or in person?

All SOLIDWORKS certification tests are administered online.

Does CATI administer certification?

No. Certification is administered through SOLIDWORKS.

Where can I go for more information?

The SOLIDWORKS user forum has answers to all questions regarding registration, preparation, taking exams, and finding your certification paper. You will need to have a customer login to view the available information.

How do I create a SOLIDWORKS ID?

Go to the SOLIDWORKS login portal, click “Create a SOLIDWORKS ID,” and follow the instructions.

Is SOLIDWORKS Certification free?

If your company is on SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services, you are eligible to receive vouchers for free SOLIDWORKS Certification exams. If you are an educator or a student, we recommend you contact the SOLIDOWORKS Education Team and inquire about the SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification Provider program.

How do I access the certification center?

You will need to log in to the certification center though the 3DEXPERIENCE Certification Center portal. Once logged in, you will need to download the TesterPro client. From there, you can enter your exam code and begin.

Certification Catalog

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Expert Exams

A CSWE is able to solve practically any modeling problem given to them, and is traditionally the go-to SOLIDWORKS user among their colleagues.

To qualify to take the CSWE exam, a candidate must have:

    1. Successfully passed the CSWP exam
    2. Successfully passed at least four of the CSWP advanced topic exams (Sheet Metal, Weldments, Surfacing, Mold Tools, and Drawing Tools)

CSWE – Mechanical Design (Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert)

CSWE – Simulation (Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert – Simulation)

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