SOLIDWORKS Essentials: Parts and Assemblies Training

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3 CATalyst Levels

Credits: 4
Classroom: 5 sessions, 7 hours each
Virtual: 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each

Class #: CAD110

The goal of this course is to teach you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make simple drawings of those parts and assemblies.

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 at a reasonable length. Therefore, the focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS . 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

  • SolidWorks Basics and the User Interface

  • Introduction to Sketching
  • Basic Part Modeling
  • Modeling a Casting or Forging
  • Patterning
  • Revolved Features
  • Shelling and Ribs
  • Editing: Repairs
  • Editing: Design Changes

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.

  • Students attending this course are expected to have the following:
  • • Practical work experience.
  • • Experience with the Windows™ operating system.
  • • Completed the first (3) tutorials that are integrated in the SOLIDWORKS software: Lesson 1: Parts, Lesson 2: Assemblies & Lesson 3: Drawings. You can access the online tutorials by clicking Help| SOLIDWORKS Tutorials, within the SOLIDWORKS application.

84 Upcoming Classes:

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