SOLIDWORKS Essentials for 3D CAD Professionals Training

3 CATalyst Levels

Credits: 3
Classroom: Not Currently Available
Virtual: 6 sessions, 3 1/2 hours each

Class #: S103

SOLIDWORKS Essentials is the foundation class for building SOLIDWORKS skills. This course is designed for those who have experience with 3D Solids Modeling, but are new to SOLIDWORKS.

It focuses on leveraging your experience into the skills required to be productive with SOLIDWORKS. After completing this class the student will be ready to make parts, assemblies and drawings, and will be on the path to SOLIDWORKS proficiency.

SOLIDWORKS Essentials for 3D CAD Professionals is only available via the CATI Virtual Classroom. This allows the material to be covered in 6 half day sessions you can attend from anywhere, instead of 1 Week at one of our training centers.

Class Details

  • Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Basics and the User Interface

  • Introduction to Sketching
  • Basic Part Modeling
  • Symmetry and Draft
  • Patterning
  • Revolved Features
  • Shelling and Ribs
  • Editing: Repairs
  • Editing: Design Changes
  • Configurations
  • Global Variables and Equations
  • Using Drawings
  • Bottom-Up Assembly Modeling
  • Using Assemblies
  • Student Collaboration and Custom Content by Computer Aided Technology

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

Students will know how to utilize SOLIDWORKS to create production level parametric models of parts and assemblies. They will be familiar with the SOLIDWORKS user interface, feature manager, sketching tools, and various modeling techniques.

1 Upcoming Class:

Date Time Location  
March 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 2020 12:30pm - 4:00pm - CST Register

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Training Testimonials

The course was great & the instructor was great! The course pace and information presented was just right for the class level.

Christine Laub

[The Instructor] was engaging and answered all of my questions as we progressed through the material.

Jessica Nemitz

The course was very helpful in advancing my knowledge of SOLIDWORKS. The instructor was knowledgeable and very helpful in answering my questions.

Eric Kippes