SOLIDWORKS Drawings Training

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3 CATalyst Levels

Credits: 3
Classroom: 3 sessions, 7 hours each
Virtual: 5 sessions, 2.5 hours each

Class #: CAD205

The goal of this course is to teach you how to create engineering drawings of parts and assemblies using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

Detailing in SOLIDWORKS is such a robust and feature rich application that it is impractical to cover every minute detail and aspect of the software and still have the course be a reasonable length. Therefore, the focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to successfully making engineering drawings. You should view the training course manual as a supplement to, not a replacement for, the system documentation and on-line help. Once you have developed a good foundation in basic skills, you can refer to the on-line help for information on less frequently used command options.

Class Details

  • Review of the Basics

  • Understanding Drawing Templates
  • Customizing the Sheet Format
  • Saving and Testing the Sheet Format File
  • Creating Additional Sheet Formats and Templates
  • Advanced Options for Drawing Views
  • Understanding Annotation Views
  • Advanced Detailing Tools
  • Using Layers
  • Styles and the Design Library
  • Advanced Options for BOM Tables
  • Additional SOLIDWORKS Tables
  • Additional Drawing Tools
  • Managing Performance

The SOLIDWORKS Drawings training guide will be supplied at the beginning of class and is yours to keep.

Students will know how to utilize SOLIDWORKS to create 2D drawings of production level parametric models of parts and assemblies. They will be familiar with the SOLIDWORKS user interface as well as tools and techniques for creating quality 2D representations of 3D solid models. They will also gain skills to create and maintain custom drawing templates.

  • Students attending this course are expected to have the following:
  • • Practical work experience.
  • • Completed the course CAD110 SOLIDWORKS Essentials.
  • • Experience with the Windows™ operating system.

42 Upcoming Classes:

Date Time Location  
April 19, 20, 21, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
April 19, 20, 21, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
April 19, 20, 21, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2021 8:00 am - 10:30 am - CST Hurry! Almost Full
May 3, 4, 5, 2021 8:00 am - 4:00 pm - MST Register
May 10, 11, 12, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
May 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - CST Register
May 18, 19, 20, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
May 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - CST Register
June 2, 3, 4, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
June 2, 3, 4, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
June 7, 8, 9, 2021 6:30 am - 2:30 pm - PST Register
June 14, 15, 16, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
June 21, 22, 23, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
June 21, 22, 23, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
June 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2021 8:00 am - 10:30 am - CST Register
June 28, 29, 30, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
July 12, 13, 14, 2021 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - EST Register
July 12, 13, 14, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
July 19, 20, 21, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
July 19, 20, 21, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
July 19, 20, 21, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
July 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - CST Register
July 26, 27, 28, 2021 6:30 am - 2:30 pm - PST Register
August 2, 3, 4, 2021 8:00 am - 4:00 pm - MST Register
August 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2021 8:00 am - 10:30 am - CST Register
August 23, 24, 25, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
August 30, 31, September 1, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
August 30, 31, September 1, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
August 30, 31, September 1, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
August 30, 31, September 1, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
September 13, 14, 15, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
September 20, 21, 22, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
September 20, 21, 22, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
September 20, 21, 22, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
September 20, 21, 22, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
September 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - CST Register
October 4, 5, 6, 2021 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - EST Register
October 18, 19, 20, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
October 18, 19, 20, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - CST Register
October 18, 19, 20, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register
October 18, 19, 20, 2021 9:30 am - 5:30 pm - EST Register

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Training Testimonials

Good class for an intro to SOLIDWORKS Welding. [The Instructor was great] and I look forward to more of his classes.

Jim Groff

Class went smooth and the information sunk in really well.

TJ

The instructor was very knowledgeable of the material and could answer all questions accurately and clearly.

Dale Baldauf