Your Path to Success

To order to solve the challenging challenges ahead, the next wave of engineers and designers must be prepared to solve problems with competence and performance. SOLIDWORKS offers advanced tools, local support, and a gateway to a large user community for teachers, learners, and researchers to help them excel.

Academia

SOLIDWORKS for Students

SOLIDWORKS ® is the best software platform to help you start your career as the industry standard for design and engineering.

Educators

The graduates need every edge they can get in today’s competitive job market. With SOLIDWORKS ®, they can learn to build rewarding careers the universal design and engineering skills they need.

Researchers

Using the full suite of industry leading SOLIDWORKS ® goods, sponsored by local resellers and huge user community, grow the concepts quicker, all at special prices just for testing.

SOLIDWORKS Certification

CSWE – Mechanical Design

A Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert is someone who easily demonstrates the ability to utilize advanced functions and features to solve complex modeling challenges.

CSWE – Simulation

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert – Simulation (CSWE-S) certification tests your mastery of all the analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. It demonstrates your ability to utilize advanced analysis tools in stress, contact, thermal, frequency, nonlinear, and dynamic studies.

CSWA – Mechanical Design

As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market.

CSWA – Mechanical Design – Academic Version

As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate – Academic (CSWA – Academic), students will demonstrate their expertise with SOLIDWORKS 3D solid modeling software, design concepts, and sustainable design, giving them a competitive edge in today’s job market.

CSWP – Mechanical Design

A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional is an individual who has successfully passed our advanced skills examination.

CSWP – Mechanical Design – Academic Version

Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Academic (CSWP – Academic) certification is intended for a student with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of SOLIDWORKS experience and advanced knowledge of engineering practices.

Partner Programs

Explore the certificate programs offered by our SOLIDWORKS partners.

Platform Explorer Associate

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Explorer Associate Exam exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your basic knowledge of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

CPPA

A Certified PDM Professional Administrator (CPPA) is an individual who has successfully passed an advanced examination in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional administration skills and is ready to manage a SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional implementation on behalf of his or her company.

CSWP-MBD

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Model Based Design (CSWP-MBD) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS MBD functionality and tools.

CSWP-CAM

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional CAM (CSWP-CAM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS CAM functionality and tools.

CSWA-Additive Manufacturing

A Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate is someone who possesses the basic knowledge of today’s 3D printing market.

CSWA-Electrical

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate – Electrical (CSWA-E) certification shows that you have successfully demonstrated an understanding of the principles of SOLIDWORKS Electrical functionality and Electrical Engineering principles.

CSWA–Sustainability

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Sustainability (CSWA-Sustainability) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the principles of environmental assessment and sustainable design.

CSWA-Simulation

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate – Simulation (CSWA-Simulation) certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of demonstrating an understanding in the principles of stress analysis and the Finite Element Method (FEM).

CSWP-Simulation

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Simulation (CSWP-Simulation) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools and simulation in general.

CSWPA-Sheet Metal

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools.

CSWPA-Weldments

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Weldments (CSWPA-WD) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the SOLIDWORKS tools for Weldments.

CSWPA-Surfacing

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Surfacing (CSWPA-SU) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing tools.

CSWPA-Mold Making

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Mold Making (CSWPA-MM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools functionality with Mold Making Industry knowledge.

CSWPA-Drawing Tools

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the tools found in the SOLIDWORKS Drawing environment.

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