SOLIDWORKS Essentials: Parts and Assemblies Training

3 CATalyst Levels

Price: $1495.00
Credits: 4
Classroom: 5 sessions, 7 hours each
Virtual: Not Currently Available

Class #: S102

SOLIDWORKS Essentials is an exploration of the fundamental techniques required to bring innovation alive in three dimensions. This class will provide the foundation and skills required for creating basic parts and assemblies, 2D documentation, and product management for novice and experienced users.

During this five-day instructor-led course, students will learn:

  • The key characteristics of a feature-based parametric solid modeling tool.
  • The organization of the SOLIDWORKS interface, along with a variety of tools and workflows to improve the efficiency of the design process.
  • Best practices to apply "design intent" to a fully associative modeling environment.
  • The processes for: using sketch tools to create solids, modifying them into more complex shapes, inserting them into assemblies and subassemblies, and finally representing them in drawings to fully communicate their design intent.
  • A full day dedicated to review, student collaboration, and custom content developed and delivered only by Computer Aided Technology.

Completion of SOLIDWORKS Essentials will prepare the designer to efficiently create, modify, and communicate their designs more effectively.

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.

70 Upcoming Classes:

Date Time Location  
May 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
May 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Hurry! Almost Full
June 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Hurry! Almost Full
June 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - EST Hurry! Almost Full
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - CST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
July 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
July 29, 30, 31, August 1, 2, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
August 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - CST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
August 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
August 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
August 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
September 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
September 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
September 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
September 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
October 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - CST Register
October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
October 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
October 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
October 28, 29, 30, 31, November 1, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
October 28, 29, 30, 31, November 1, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
October 28, 29, 30, 31, November 1, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
November 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
November 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
Novemer 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - CST Register
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Register
December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm - PST Register

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Training Testimonials

Just one of the many classes I plan on taking to streamline our operation. This was very helpful and I look forward to putting what I have learned to use!

Isaac Lemmenes

[The Instructor] is a great guy and great instructor! I had a great time and most of all learned all of the essentials of SOLIDWORKS.

Ken Stoner

Fantastic instructor.

Jason Hawk