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.

11 Upcoming Classes:

Date Time Location  
February 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2022 10:00am - 12:30pm - CDT Register
February 14, 15, 16, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm - CDT Register
February 14, 15, 16, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm - EDT Register
February 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2022 8:00am - 10:30am - CDT Register
February 21, 22, 23, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm - EDT Register
March 14, 15, 16, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm - MDT Register
March 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2022 1:00pm - 3:30pm - CDT Register
March 21, 22, 23, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm - CDT Register
April 11, 12, 13, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm - CDT Register
April 11, 12, 13, 2022 8:30am - 4:30pm - EDT Register
April 18, 19, 20, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm - MDT Register

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Training Testimonials

This course made learning SOLIDWORKS about 10 times easier and faster than if I had done it on my own.

Jason Peck

The course and instructor more than met my expectations.

Rich Chamernik

The instructor was very precise and covered topics that were necessary. He also inquired what specific topics were needed based on the students' field.

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