SolidWorks Certifications

In today’s competitive workplace, CAD professionals need every edge they can get. The SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification program gives students and educators a way to demonstrate their expertise with SOLIDWORKS 3D solid modeling software, design concepts, and sustainable design, and their commitment to professional development. Students get a proven competitive edge in the workplace with this industry standard certification; and educators and schools enhance their expertise and provide new opportunities as SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification Providers. Coimbatore Cad Solutions Pvt Ltd recommends CSWA, CSWA-Sustainability and CSWA-Additive Manufacturing Certifications for Students.

Recommended Certifications For Students

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) certification is proof of your SOLIDWORKS expertise with cutting-edge skills that businesses seek out and reward.
Exam features hands-on challenges in many of these areas:
•    Sketch entities – lines, rectangles, circles, arcs, ellipses, centerlines
•    Sketch tools – offset, convert, trim
•    Sketch relations
•    Boss and cut features – extrudes, revolves, sweeps, lofts
•    Fillets and chamfers
•    Linear, circular, and fill patterns
•    Dimensions
•    Feature conditions – start and end
•    Mass properties
•    Materials
•    Inserting components
•    Standard mates – coincident, parallel, perpendicular, tangent, concentric, distance, angle
•    Reference geometry – planes, axis, mate references
•    Drawing views
•    Annotations

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. Employers can be confident that an individual with this certification understands the principles of environmental assessment and sustainable design.
The CSWA-Sustainability Exam features theory-based questions in many of these areas:
• Introductory concepts of sustainability and sustainable business
• Broad sustainable design concepts, such as Design for Disassembly (DfD), Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and Biomimicry
• The stages of a product life cycle
• Considerations for properly setting up an Environmental Assessment study, such as environmental indicators, scope of the assessment, and metrics
• Goal and Scope variables for an Environmental Assessment study, such as system boundary and functional unit
• Common tools for performing Environmental Assessments, such as Product Scorecards and Life Cycle Assessment
• Basic steps for performing a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study
• Interpreting the results of a product Environmental Assessment
• Universal strategies for sustainable design
• Proper communication of environmental assessment results and use of environmental marketing claims (green marketing)

A Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate is someone who possesses the basic knowledge of today’s 3D printing market.
Topcs included in the exam:
• Material types
• Machine types and processes
• Design for printing considerations
• Part model preparationMachine preparation
• Post printing finishing
• Slicer software features and functionality
• Software based printing aids