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Master the essential parts of SolidWorks the fastest way with this course.

Learn all of the key skills and techniques that you need to start using SolidWorks day-to-day.

This is a hands-on course. It allows plenty of time to experiment with the techniques that you are being taught.

By the time you finish, you’ll be comfortable using a wide range of SolidWorks’ core features.

✔ A complete beginners’ course that covers all of the basics.
✔ Plenty of one-to-one attention and time to ask questions.
✔ Friendly expert trainers, small groups and a comfortable place to learn.
✔ All the materials and extras that you’ll ever need.
✔ Ongoing support and help with issues you have after the course.

What Will I Learn?

With plenty of practice to consolidate what you learn, you’ll be up to speed in no time.

During this course you’ll learn how to:

  • Build parametric models of parts and assemblies.
  • Make drawings of those parts and assemblies.

Am I Ready For This Course?

This is a course for complete beginners. You do not need to have used SolidWorks before attending.

The course assumes that you are comfortable working on a computer with multiple windows and saving your files. Provided you’re happy doing that, you’re ready to go.

  • What is SolidWorks?
  • Design Intent
  • File References
  • Feature Manager
  • Opening Files
  • The SolidWorks User Interface
  • 2D Sketching
  • Stages in the Process
  • What to Sketch?
  • Sketch Entities
  • Rules That Govern Sketches
  • Design Intent
  • Sketch Relations
  • Dimensioning a Sketch
  • Adding Parameters
  • Basic Modelling
  • Feature including Boss, Cut and Sweep
  • Sketching on a Face
  • Placing Hole using the Wizard
  • Using Fillet and Chamfer
  • Changing Features
  • Creating a New Assembly
  • Position of the First Component
  • Adding Components
  • Creating Copies of Instances
  • Component Hiding and Transparency
  • Sub-assemblies
  • Using Mates
  • Drawing Sheets
  • Creating Views including –
  • Base, Projected, Section and Detail
  • View Settings
  • Drawing Annotation
  • Center Marks and Centerlines
  • Dimensions
  • Moving and Deleting Dimensions
  • Dimension Properties
  • Parts Listing and Balloon Itemisation