Course Catalog

Comprehensive Product Training – Sharpen your design skills and stay current on new product offerings through in-person training with our certified SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys instructors. CADimensions offers a variety of certified training courses for SOLIDWORKS, Stratasys, and more – both basic and advanced.

These are instructor-led courses designed to help you build a solid foundation using SOLIDWORKS. Results from training are immediate. Making a small investment in time and money will save you from endless hours hunting down answers, and fixing costly mistakes that could have been avoided.

CADimensions training can help you achieve your goals, whether you want to improve your skills, resume training, or learn how to use SOLIDWORKS tools for the first time.

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SOLIDWORKS Essentials

SOLIDWORKS Essentials
Basic

SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies.

Using SOLIDWORKS Composer

Using SOLIDWORKS Composer
Technical Communication

Using SOLIDWORKS Composer teaches the user how to use the SOLIDWORKS Composer software to create 2D and 3D output from CAD design data.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Simulation
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Simulation is designed to make SOLIDWORKS users more productive with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bundle. This course provides an in-depth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies. This class discusses linear stress analysis, gap/contact analysis, and best practices.

SOLIDWORKS Skills Development

SOLIDWORKS Skills Development v2
Basic

Enhance your skills with this SOLIDWORKS basics update. We will be reviewing what has changed in the software since you last sat down with us! Pick up tips you may have forgotten, learn new tools from most recent releases to make you more productive, and tips and tricks to master the interface. SOLIDWORKS Essentials is a prerequisite to taking this course. This course is a review of the content covered in SOLIDWORKS Essentials, for users who were trained on a previous release of SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Drawings

solidworks drawings
Basic

SOLIDWORKS Drawings teaches you how to make drawings of SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies. This course is designed for users working in drawings, and does not cover 3D model making.

Assembly Modeling

Assembly Modeling
Basic

Assembly Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal
Basic

Sheet Metal teaches you how to build sheet metal parts in SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software. Building standalone sheet metal parts, and converting conventional parts to sheet metal, including in assembly context, are covered.

Advanced Part Modeling

Advanced Part Modeling
Advanced

Advanced Part Modeling teaches you how to use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features, and the more advanced shaping capabilities of SOLIDWORKS.

Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS

Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS
Advanced

Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS teaches you several manual mold creation techniques and how to use the mold tools in SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Electrical

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Electrical
Advanced

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Electrical teaches you how to create, edit and manage electrical routes; from the critical routing components and their requirements, to the sub-assemblies that contain the routes.

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Piping and Tubing

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Piping and Tubing
Advanced

SOLIDWORKS Routing – Piping and Tubing teaches you how to create, edit and manage piping and tubing routes; from the critical routing components and their design requirements, to the sub-assemblies that contain the routes.

Surface Modeling

Surface Modeling
Advanced

Surface Modeling teaches you how to build freeform shapes using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software. Utilizing different surfacing tools, knitting surfaces and creating solids from surfaces are also covered during this course.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional is designed to make SOLIDWORKS Simulation users more productive with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional extension. This course will provide an in-depth coverage on the advanced topics in Finite Element Analysis (FEA), including heat transfer analysis, frequency analysis, fatigue, stability analysis based on the linear buckling concepts, 2D simulations (plan stress, strain and axisymmetry) and pressure vessel modulus.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium: Dynamics

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium - Dynamics
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium Dynamics is targeted for the users who would like to become productive in analyzing structures subjected to various types of dynamic loading. The material covered includes the time dependent analysis (force loads as well as motion shock loading example), harmonic analysis and random vibration analysis.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium: Nonlinear

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium - Nonlinear
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium Nonlinear teaches how to deal with models that exhibit large displacements and/or yielding, discuss and practice the use of many material models available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation and, most importantly, how to drive a non-linear analysis to successful completion.

SOLIDWORKS Motion

SOLIDWORKS Motion
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Motion teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS Motion simulation package to study the kinematics and dynamic behavior of your SOLIDWORKS assembly models.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation teaches the fundamental skills and concepts central to successfully performed CFD analysis. The techniques taught are widely used by designers analyzing devices that interact with fluid; such as vehicles, pumps, chemical apparatus and ventilation systems.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics

SOLIDWORKS Plastics
Simulation (FEA)

SOLIDWORKS Plastics teaches you how to use specialized simulation software tools to predict how melted plastic flows during the injection molding process. Predicting how the plastic will flow enables you to predict manufacturing defects such as weld lines, air traps, short shots, and sink marks. By predicting these defects you can change the part or mold geometry, the processing conditions, or the plastic material itself to eliminate or minimize them, saving energy, material, time, and money.

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard
Product Data Management

The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will manage files with SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard.

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
Product Data Management

The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will manage files with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard v3
Product Data Management

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is usually proceeded by the Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard course. It teaches the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will set up and/or administer SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard.

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional v3
Product Data Management

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional teaches the fundamental skills and concepts central to the configuration and successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional through lecture and individual hands on exercises. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will setup and/or administer SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. This course is designed for simple implementations and supporting roles.

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (Lecture only)

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional v3
Product Data Management

Administering SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional teaches the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional through lecture. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will setup and/or administer SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. This course is designed for simple implementations and supporting roles.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection

SOLIDWORKS Inspection
Technical Communication

SOLIDWORKS Inspection teaches the user how to use the SOLIDWORKS Inspection software to automate the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection sheets for First Article Inspection (FAI) and in process inspections.

SOLIDWORKS MBD (Model Based Definition)

SOLIDWORKS MBD (Model Based Definition)
Technical Communication

SOLIDWORKS MBD teaches the user how to use the SOLIDWORKS MBD software to define, organize, and publish 3D Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) including 3D model data in industry-standard file formats.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic
Electrical Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market. This course is focused on 2D design.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D
Electrical Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market. This course is focused on 3D design.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Advanced

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Advanced
Electrical Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Advanced teaches you more advanced topics not covered in the standard training course, and the features that require both Schematic and 3D features. Each section deals in detail with a specific feature in SOLIDWORKS Electrical to provide you insight into the tools that can be applied to a variety of design challenges.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard Training

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard Training
Marketing Creation

You will leave this course with an understanding of what goes into creating a great rendered still image. We will cover the efficiency tools as well as setting up animations and virtual reality renderings in Visualize Pro. If you are ready to create stunning marketing content from your SOLIDWORKS models, this class is for you!

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional Training

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional Training
Marketing Creation

You will leave this course with an understanding of what goes into creating a great rendered still image. We will cover the efficiency tools as well as setting up animations and virtual reality renderings in Visualize Pro. If you are ready to create stunning marketing content from your SOLIDWORKS models, this class is for you!

Stratasys Insight Software Training

Stratasys Insight Software Training
Stratasys

Stratasys Insight Software training course teaches you how to export/import a quality STL file, process files for printing, and how to produce customized tool paths for specific results.

DraftSight 2D Training


Partner Products

A basic to intermediate training course for new and existing DraftSight users. The course covers the fundamental skills necessary for the efficient use of DraftSight and will provide you with an understanding of the more advanced commands. Experienced 2D CAD users may also benefit from this course to gain an understanding of the menu system and dialogs used by DraftSight.

CAMWorks 2.5 and 3 Axis Milling

CAMWorks 2.5 and 3 Axis Milling
Partner Products

Learn the fundamental skills essential for using the CAMWorks software solution. You will learn the basic interface and how to generate tool-paths, change tools and then posting the program. Set up patterns, fixtures then customize the tool to work with your machines and toolcribs.

DriveWorks Solo

DriveWorks Solo
Partner Products

Learn the basics of DriveWorks Solo. Learn how to automate SOLIDWORKS files, set up functional user forms, and other core concepts.

DriveWorks Pro Basic Administration

DriveWorks Pro Basic Administration
Partner Products

Learn the basics of DriveWorks Pro administration. Learn how to automate SOLIDWORKS files, set up functional user forms, connect to other data sources, and many other core concepts.

Training Bundle # 1

Training Bundle # 1 Bundle

Receive SOLIDWORKS Essentials AND any three (3) of the following courses for one low price:

  • Advanced Part Modeling
  • Assembly Modeling
  • SOLIDWORKS Drawings
  • Surface Modeling
  • Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS and/or Sheet Metal.



Training Bundle # 2

Training Bundle # 2 Bundle

Receive any three (3) of the following courses for one low price:

  • Advanced Part Modeling
  • Assembly Modeling
  • SOLIDWORKS Drawings
  • Surface Modeling
  • Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS and/or Sheet Metal.



Training Bundle # 3

Training Bundle # 3 Bundle

Receive ALL of the following courses for one low price:

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials
  • Advanced Part Modeling
  • Assembly Modeling
  • SOLIDWORKS Drawings
  • Surface Modeling
  • Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS
  • Sheet Metal
  • SOLIDWORKS Routing – Electrical
  • SOLIDWORKS Routing – Piping and Tubing
  • SOLIDWORKS Simulation
  • SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional




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