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SolidWorks 3D design software helps teams around the world bring their ideas to life. It's easy to learn and use, letting you concentrate on your designs not your CAD software.

Armada offers an introductory-level SolidWorks course, SolidWorks Essentials.

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SolidWorks Essentials training (3 days)

Provides a thorough grounding in SolidWorks for beginners, teaching everything you need to know to build parametric models of parts and assemblies. This course is ideal for newcomers to SolidWorks, and users familiar with a different 3D modelling tool looking to migrate to SolidWorks.

Topics covered include:

Introduction to sketching

Basic part modelling

Modelling a casting or forging


Revolved features

Shelling and ribs

Editing: Repairs

Editing: Design changes


Using drawings

Bottom-Up assembly modelling

Using assemblies


Throughout the course you'll learn tips for increasing your productivity with the tool.

Prerequisites: Some past mechanical design experience is useful but not essential. Experience working with a 2D CAD tool is not required.

This course is available on-request only, i.e. one-to-one training or a course for your group, at one of our centres or your venue anywhere in the UK. Training can be based on any recent version of SolidWorks. Scheduled (public) courses are not available.

General course information

Method of delivery

SolidWorks training combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Delegates have ample opportunity to discuss their specific requirements with the trainer.

Courseware and e-certificate

Delegates receive:

A comprehensive training guide.

An e-certificate confirming successful completion of a SolidWorks training course.

Expert trainers

Our SolidWorks trainers have a background in engineering, and vast experience of 3D parametric part and assembly design for industry.

Course times



SolidWorks training is based primarily on SolidWorks . The techniques taught are relevant to all recent versions of SolidWorks.

After course support

Following SolidWorks training, delegates are entitled to 30 days support by email to help with any post-course issues.


Payment for SolidWorks training can be made bank transfer or card. View training course payment options.


If a company or delegate cancels a SolidWorks training course booking giving less than 10 working days' notice, a cancellation fee is payable. View cancellation terms.

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