DriveWorks Professional

A Design Automation Evaluation & Mentoring Program

Training Course Contents

The DriveWorks Professional training will provide you with the tools necessary to automate model creation and document outputs from SOLIDWORKS. You will learn how to work with Excel Functions and Formulas to generate design rules, which will in turn control these outputs.

You will also learn how to generate custom input forms, that can be used by sales staff and engineers in your company to generate quotes or designs with ease.

This training course will help you to:

  • Build a user interface in DriveWorks
  • Be able to design and develop specific rules for model creation in SOLIDWORKS
  • Create output documents and forms such as drawings/quotes, etc. with DriveWorks
  • Link existing company data to DriveWorks for use in model and document generation

Course Info at a glance

Online 6 Days (5 hours/day)

Hands-on Practical Training

Intermediate/Advanced Level

Requirements & Benefits


At least 1 month using software

Able to take time out for training

Features Targeted

Capture models & create rules

Building a User Interface in DriveWorks

Automatic Drawing & Document creation

Skills you will acquire

Build automation rules in DriveWorks

Run and manage projects

Build user interface (UI) forms

DriveWorks Professional Lessons

The following lessons are included in the course

DriveWorks Basics

  • Lesson 1 - Creating a Group and Capturing Models
  • Lesson 2 - Building a User Interface in DriveWorks Administrator
  • Lesson 3 - Building Rules
  • Lesson 4 - Running your Project
  • Lesson 5 - File Name and Relative Path Rules
  • Lesson 6 - Static Replacement Files
  • Lesson 7 - Tables
  • Lesson 8 - Form Navigation
  • Lesson 9 - Dynamic Replacement Files
  • Lesson 10 - Documents
  • Lesson 11 – Drawings

DriveWorks Advanced concepts/controls

  • Lesson 1 - Advanced Form Controls
  • Lesson 2 - Specification Control
  • Lesson 3 - Linking to External Data
  • Lesson 4 - Rollup Data Tables
  • Lesson 5 - Hierarchical Properties
  • Lesson 6 - Macro Buttons
  • Lesson 7 - Generation Tasks


"The Driveworks Professional course was well laid out and followed a logical structure. The software will certainly streamline our design process significantly"

— Imran Atcha, Polar Racking

"The instructor was very knowledgeable and the course was very informative. New skills will help to generate multiple models at once drastically cutting down quoting and modeling time."

— Mathew Marantette, Polar Racking

Training Methods

Choose from three different training methods available to you

SOLIDWORKS Group Training

Group/Public Training

Receive SOLIDWORKS training as a group in a traditional classroom environment.

Classes can be taken in one of our 12 training locations across Canada using SOLIDWORKS approved training content and methodologies.

  • Cost effective training method.
  • Leave the office to concentrate on learning.
  • Learn more through group questions and feedback.
SOLIDWORKS Online Training

Live Online Training

With our online training you will experience an interactive learning environment where you can give feedback, gain access to the SOLIDWORKS training files and get time to work on training exercises.

  • Online courses are typically half day sessions.
  • More effective than video based training, with recorded videos learners are often not as focused on the training and skip exercises.
SOLIDWORKS Onsite Training

Onsite at your location

Receive training at your place of work. This style of flexible training is perfect for teams or individuals who are faced with a specific challenge and require personalized courses with on-the-job coaching.

  • Use our state-of-the-art mobile classroom at your facility.
  • Bring your team up to a consistent level of knowledge by having them take the same training at the same time.
  • Benefit from flexible scheduling options.

Upcoming Classes

Choose a DriveWorks Professional class from the list below

  • StartDurationLocationPricing
    Tuesday, 10th September, 20246 days (5 hours/day)OnlineGet a Quote
    Tuesday, 8th October, 20246 days (5 hours/day)OnlineGet a Quote
    Tuesday, 5th November, 20246 days (5 hours/day)OnlineGet a Quote
    Tuesday, 3rd December, 20246 days (5 hours/day)OnlineGet a Quote

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