SOLIDWORKS Training Services

Cost-effective training services designed to meet your learning needs

Since 1997 Javelin has been dedicated to providing solutions to our customers to improve their productivity. As Canada’s premier provider of 3D design training; we are committed to helping you reduce your time to market, costs, and improve quality.

SOLIDWORKS Training Services

On-the-job Coaching

Maintain productivity with coaching from an expert either at your location or live online.

SOLIDWORKS Training Services

How it Works

If taking days away from the office for training is not an option, let us come to you. Receive advanced training paired with customized on-the-job coaching with a Certified SOLIDWORKS Application Engineer.

Our coaching is convenient and perfect for the SOLIDWORKS user who is faced with a specific challenge. We will review your project with you to help find solutions to your needs, coaching can be delivered either on site at your location or live online. Coaching days are scheduled to match your calendar and project deadlines.

What's Included

  • Training Needs Assessment for you or your team to help determine your requirements.
  • Personalized training content working on your own critical 3D Projects.
  • Convenient delivery format with the most effective training method for you or your team. This can include shorter live online sessions to better accommodate your time.
  • Follow up coaching sessions to ensure the new skills have been adopted.

The Benefits

  • Maintain your productivity without having to leave your office.
  • Apply best practices immediately right in your work place.
  • Minimize information overload and maintain engagement for learning with tailored lessons.
  • Engage in team building while brainstorming new ideas and ways of using SOLIDWORKS software or your 3D Printer.
  • Develop and improve your design and company processes.

Testimonials

"I liked that I could learn things even in areas where I was already familiar. Some of the tips and tricks will help me do my job faster and more efficiently."

— Lyndon Graff, Brandt Industries

"What I learned will make me more productive and make my company more competitive."

— Ed Petruskavich, Island Automation Ltd.

Flexible Custom Training

SOLIDWORKS Training programs are not “one-size fits all”. That is why we have developed a flexible training approach to personalize your training experience. Javelin has an extensive offering of training products and solutions. We offer customized training to fit your learning requirements and budget.

Learning Path

Tailored Training

Our tailored training solution provides a learning path and course content that is designed to target your specific needs.

Javelin will collaborate with you to select only the relevant course modules that you need.

Here is how it works:

  1. Javelin performs an in-depth productivity assessment with your users.
  2. Based on the results Javelin will collaborate with you to design a learning path with the relevant course modules that your team requires to meet your goals.
  3. A Javelin Certified Instructor will deliver your tailored training either on site at your location, over the web, or at a Javelin training facility.

Corporate Training

Javelin’s Corporate Training Program provides you with a simple solution for talent development to build a competitive workforce that supports your company growth. This program provides a blanket training solution with a single efficient purchase, reducing your administrative efforts. Our Training Team will also work with you to tailor a scheduling and reporting process that matches your internal programs.

Corporate training days can be used by any employee, in any location, to attend publicly offered in-person or live online courses. Course selection includes SOLIDWORKS Design, Simulation, PDM and other course offerings seen on the Javelin public training schedule.

A minimum purchase of 20 corporate training days is required per order and training must be attended within a 12-month period. Corporate training days do not apply to private group or one-on-one training.

Customized Courseware

If you need custom courseware for your people then we can also provide that service. The Javelin training team can customize existing training courses or even create brand new courseware specifically for your business.

In the past we have created role specific and software specific courseware which matches the methodologies and best practices that clients needed employees to follow. Course manuals and supporting video content can also be developed and integrated into your learning management system.

Certification

SOLIDWORKS certifications can be used as a benchmark to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software.

SOLIDWORKS Certification

Prove you are proficient with SOLIDWORKS software

With 19 certification programs to choose from, including industry specific designations, there is a certification program designed for you and your business.

Professional Certification

With SOLIDWORKS certification you can advance your career or the careers of your team members while also gain new business.

As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job marketplace. Certification is proof of your SOLIDWORKS expertise where you can show that you possess the skills that businesses seek out and reward.

Standing out amongst the multitude of SOLIDWORKS users can be a challenge. Gaining a SOLIDWORKS Certification can help you get a job, keep a job, or possibly move up in your current job.

Visit out blog to learn how to pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam with help from MySolidWorks preparation courseware and SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service.

Academic Certification

Certification is not just for CAD professionals, students and educators can also realize their potential with a SOLIDWORKS Certification.

For your students

In today’s competitive job market, CAD professionals need every advantage they can get, and the SOLIDWORKS® Certification Program gives your students a proven edge.

Technology Educator Competency Exam

Technology Educator Competency Exam (TECE) is intended for educators that teach using SOLIDWORKS software in a classroom setting. The TECE demonstrates technical proficiency in classroom instruction for 3D CAD, simulation and sustainable design. Educators must be registered as an Academic Certification Provider.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Programs

Choose the certification program which is right for you. There are currently 19 certifications available, ranging from a knowledge of core SOLIDWORKS functionality to application specific tools like Sheet Metal or Weldments, and expertise with add-in products such as PDM, Simulation, MBD or Sustainablity:

SOLIDWORKS Design/Engineering Certification

  • Mechanical Design (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. SOLIDWORKS Training Courses »
  • Mechanical Design (CSWP–Mechanical Design)
    A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional is an individual who has successfully passed our advanced skills examination. SOLIDWORKS Training Courses »
  • Mechanical Design Academic Version (CSWP–Academic) STUDENTS ONLY
    Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional — Academic certification is intended for a student with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of SOLIDWORKS experience and advanced knowledge of engineering practices. SOLIDWORKS Training Courses »
  • Model-based Design (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. SOLIDWORKS MBD Training Course »
  • API (CSWP-API)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional API (CSWP-API) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to automate SOLIWORKS using VBA programming. SOLIDWORKS API Training Course »
  • Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your capability to use SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools. SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Training Course »
  • Weldments (CSWPA-WD)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Weldments (CSWPA-WD) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your capability to use the SOLIDWORKS tools for Weldments. SOLIDWORKS Weldments Training Course »
  • Surfacing (CSWPA-SU)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Surfacing (CSWPA-SU) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing tools. SOLIDWORKS Surfacing Training Course »
  • Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the tools found in the SOLIDWORKS Drawing environment. SOLIDWORKS Drawings Training Course »
  • Mold Making (CSWPA-MM)
    The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced 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. SOLIDWORKS Mold Design Training Course »
  • Mechanical Design (CSWA–Mechanical Design)
    As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market. SOLIDWORKS Training Courses »
  • Electrical (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. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Training Courses »
  • Mechanical Design Academic Version (CSWA–Academic) STUDENTS ONLY
    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. SOLIDWORKS Training Courses »

3DEXPERIENCE Design/Engineering Certification

Javelin provides a variety of 3DEXPERIENCE training courses to help you gain certification with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform:

  • 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Associate
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Associate exam demonstrates an individual’s capability of basic mechanical design modeling functionality, as well as basic knowledge of collaborative and data management tools on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS® Associate Academic STUDENTS ONLY
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS® Associate exam (Students Only) demonstrates an individual’s capability of basic mechanical design modeling functionality, as well as basic knowledge of collaborative and data management tools on the 3DEXPERIENCE® Platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D Creator Professional
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Creator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D Creator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Creator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D Sculptor
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Sculptor exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Sculptor role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D Structure Creator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Structure Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Sculptor role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D SheetMetal Creator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D SheetMetal Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your basic knowledge of the browser-based sheet metal design Role.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- 3D Mold Creator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D MoldCreator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Mold Creator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

SOLIDWORKS & 3DEXPERIENCE Management/Collaboration Certification

  • PDM Administrator Professional (CPAP)
    A Certified PDM Administrator Professional (CPAP) 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. SOLIDWORKS PDM Training Courses »
  • 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Business Innovator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Business Innovator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Business Innovator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE - Lean Team Player
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE Works Lean Team Player exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Lean Team Player role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE- Collaborative Industry Innovator
    The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Industry Innovator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Industry Innovator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

SOLIDWORKS Manufacturing/Production Certification

  • CAM (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. SOLIDWORKS CAM Training Courses »
  • Additive Manufacturing (CSWA–Additive Manufacturing)
    A Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate is someone who possesses the basic knowledge of today’s 3D printing market.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Certification

Javelin provides a variety of SOLIDWORKS Simulation training courses to help you gain certification with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation software:

  • 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.
  • CSWP–Simulation
    The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional - Simulation (CSWP-Simulation) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools and simulation in general.
  • Flow Simulation (CSWP-Flow)
    The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Flow Simulation (CSWP-Flow) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation tools in the areas of liquids and gas, internal and external flows, substance mixing and conjugated heat transfer.
  • 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)..
  • Sustainability (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.

Partner Programs

Explore the certificate programs offered by our SOLIDWORKS partners.

  • DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification Program
    The DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification is a free certification for all engineering and design professionals and students who have access to SOLIDWORKS. DriveWorksXpress is included with every seat of SOLIDWORKS.  Becoming a DriveWorksXpress Associate gives you new skills to add to your résumé, opens doors in a competitive jobs market and differentiates you from your peers.
  • DriveWorks Solo
    The DriveWorks Solo Training and Certification is a free certification for all engineering and design professionals and students who have access to SOLIDWORKS and DriveWorks Solo.  You can download DriveWorks Solo and use it free for 30 days. It will take your Design Automation skills and capabilities to the next level.  As the need for automation and digital skills increases, DriveWorks Solo is a great way to build knowledge and establish your professional credentials. Learn more.

For Students/Schools

Students may take these exams for free, if their school is a SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification Provider and on subscription. Minimum license requirements apply and vary per region.

The following certifications are available to students:

CSWA
  • CSWA - Academic Exam
  • CSWA-Simulation
  • CSWA–Sustainability
CSWP
  • CSWP - Academic Exam
  • CSWP-MBD
  • CSWP-Simulation
CSWPA
  • CSWPA-Drawing Tools
  • CSWPA-Mold Making
  • CSWPA-Sheet Metal
  • CSWPA-Surfacing
  • CSWPA-Weldments

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