One of the easiest ways to stand out from other SOLIDWORKS users around the globe, or even at the desk next to you is to become certified in SOLIDWORKS. Becoming SOLIDWORKS Certified not only lets you stand out at your current job for potential advancements but might also help future job applications. With so many certifications to achieve and no downside, it’s a great idea to become SOLIDWORKS Certified!
TriMech offers many options to help start your SOLIDWORKS Certification journey. You have access to training classes at TriMech, prep materials online on MySOLIDWORKS.com, and being able to speak with TriMech’s Certified Application Engineers. Together, we will make sure you’re set up for success. With the new year in full swing, why not make a resolution to pass some certifications and be the best SOLIDWORKS user you can be?
Resources to Help you Pass a SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam in 2022
From taking a SOLIDWORKS training class to speaking with a certified SOLIDWORKS Application Engineer, there are resources available to help you pass your chosen SOLIDWORKS certification exam:
Need the training to help you gain the knowledge for your chosen certification program? We can help with official SOLIDWORKS authorized courses delivered by certified SOLIDWORKS instructors or a FREE Client Care visit. You can take training in-class or live online.
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MySolidWorks Online Resources
MySolidWorks is a knowledge portal that provides online training for certification, including exam preparation courses to help you pass the first time.
Free Certification Exams
Take a certification exam for FREE as part of your annual SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service. As part of your subscription, you’re eligible for up to three free exams every half of the year!
Short Term SOLIDWORKS Licenses
If you need a short-term SOLIDWORKS license to help you pass an application-specific exam, we can help you with a 3-month or 1-year license of most SOLIDWORKS Products including SOLIDWORKS Add-ins such as Simulation or CAM.
SOLIDWORKS Certification Programs in 2022
It’s up to you to decide which certification is right for you. Depending on the type of work you’re doing day to day, or what topic you want to focus on determines the exam to take. There are exams ranging in almost all areas of the SOLIDWORKS Design Ecosystem so read below to find out more information about the exams offered:
As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market.
A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional is an individual who has successfully passed the advanced SOLIDWORKS skills examination.
CSWE – Mechanical
A Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert is someone who easily demonstrates the ability to utilize advanced functions and features to solve complex modeling challenges.
CSWPA – Sheet Metal
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools.
CSWPA – Weldments
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Weldments (CSWPA-WD) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the SOLIDWORKS tools for Weldments.
CSWPA – Surfacing
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Surfacing (CSWPA-SU) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing tools.
CSWPA – Mold Making
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Mold Making (CSWPA-MM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools functionality.
CSWPA – Drawing Tools
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the tools found in the SOLIDWORKS Drawing environment.
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 implementation.
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.
CSWA – Electrical
The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate – Electrical certification shows that you have successfully demonstrated an understanding of the principles of SOLIDWORKS Electrical functionality and Electrical Engineering principles.
CSWA – Simulation
The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate – Simulation (CSWA-S) certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of the principles of stress analysis and the Finite Element Method (FEM).
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CSWP – Simulation
The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Simulation (CSWP-S) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools and simulation in general.
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 – 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.
CSWP – API
The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional API (CSWP-API) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to automate SOLIDWORKS using VBA programming.
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.
CSWA – Additive Manufacturing
A Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate is someone who possesses the basic knowledge of today’s 3D printing market.
Learn more about how SOLIDWORKS certifications will improve your knowledge, software competency, and professionalism. In this on-demand webinar, you will learn about certifications, why you should take them, how to take them and the free offers you can take advantage of.