Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) with Confidence

Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Preparation Course for intermediate users to ace the CSWA exam with confidence.
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  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
    Other: 8 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English, captions
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Course Description

About the Course:

Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) with Confidence, is a self-paced learning course that prepares participants to confidently take and pass the CSWA certification exam. Participants of this course will learn the essential skills in SolidWorks 3D design software, required to handle the CSWA certification exam. This course is originally a classroom-based, instructor-led course that prepared hundreds of students for the CSWA exam. This tried-and-tested course, is now available as a self-paced online course, so that more students can benefit from it, at a fraction of the cost. This course not only provides you with high quality content, taught by certified experts, it also leads into industry recognized certification, the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) certification.

Please note that, this is NOT A BEGINNER'S course. Before taking this course, you should already have a basic understanding of 3D parametric modeling in SolidWorks. You should already know how to model basic parts, assemblies and drawings in SolidWorks. Participants that wish to learn foundations of SolidWorks, may sign-up for another course on Udemy, Becoming a Certified SolidWorks Associate for Beginners.

Why should I take this course?

SolidWorks 3D design software is a widely adopted, and the best-in-class 3D computer aided design (CAD) software, that is used in design, engineering, research and education fields. Whether you are an industry professional, wanting to become more productive in 3D design and manufacturing; or a student, who wants to pick up industry-relevant skills, and be more employable; or a hobbyist, who wants to realize your creative ideas for 3D printing and other prototyping technologies, this course, is for you.

This course not only provides tried and tested training methodology in 3D CAD/CAM/CAE technologies, it guides you in attaining an industry recognized certification – the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA).

The Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Preparation Course, is originally, a 10-hour instructor-led training programme, that has been converted into a self-paced learning course, with the objective of making it Affordable, Accessible, and Value-Adding to learners. This course is developed and taught by Chevy Kok, a Certified SolidWorks Instructor, who has directly trained and certified hundreds of students, in physical, instructor-led courses. You have the guarantee that you are learning from the best in the field!

What are the highlights in the course?

By taking this course, you get to participate in a blended learning experience, which features the following benefits:

  • Self-paced learning (anytime, anywhere learning).
  • Access course materials on Udemy website or iOS and Android apps.
  • Blend of video instruction, quiz questions, and hands-on practice exercises.
  • Understand best practices from the best in 3D design
  • Learn on the latest version of the SolidWorks 2015 software..
  • Periodic course updates with practice exercises.

What are the requirements?

  • Access to SolidWorks Standard, Professional or Premium software. Course is conducted in SolidWorks 2015 version.
  • PC with an internet connection.
  • Tablet for Smartphone with Udemy app installed on iOS or Android devices for Mobile Learning.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Confidently attempt the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) certification exam.
  • Understand how to purchase the CSWA Certification Exam.
  • Access information related to the SolidWorks Certification Center, such as, downloading of certificates, reviewing exam results, and access the certified user directory.
  • Confidently navigate through the Tangix Tester Pro Client, for taking SolidWorks Certification Exam.
  • Identify different drawing views available for part and assembly drawings.
  • Handle basic part modelling questions in the CSWA exam.
  • Handle intermediate part modeling questions in the CSWA exam.
  • Handle basic assembly modeling questions in the CSWA exam.
  • Apply different materials to part models, and evaluate the model's mass properties.
  • Create custom coordinate systems and evaluate the model's location of center of mass.
  • Edit and modify part and assembly design, to maintain design intent.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is highly recommended for individuals who would like to enhance their resume with industry-relevant skills, by becoming a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA). *Please note that the exam fees for the CSWA exam is not included in this course.
  • This course is suitable for industry professionals (designers, engineers, scientists, consultants etc.) requiring 3D design skills, and be more productive in SolidWorks software.
  • This course is suitable for students, who wants to learn industry-relevant skills and be more employable.
  • This course is suitable for freelancers, who wants enhanced relevance, by adding design skills in SolidWorks to their portfolio.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
03:30

A short video overview of the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Preparation Course. This video provides the course format, and instructions on how to take the course, so as to maximize the benefit from it.

02:25

A short video introduction of Chevy Kok, the course creator and instructor for this Selfpac3D course, Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Preparation Course. Chevy is an experienced specialist in Computer Aided Design (CAD)/ Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) technologies. Chevy holds the following certifications in SolidWorks:

  • Certified SolidWorks Instructor
  • Certified SolidWorks Simulation Instructor
  • Certified SolidWorks Expert (CSWE)
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP)
  • Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)
  • SolidWorks Elite Applications Engineer
Section 2: Overview of the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Exam
04:12

This lesson will provide you with an overview of the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam. After this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of passing the CSWA Exam.
  • Understand the requirements, and topics tested for the CSWA Exam.
  • Know how to purchase SolidWorks Certification Exam credits.
03:37

This lesson will provide you with an overview of the SolidWorks Certification Center. After this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Search for Certified Users in the SolidWorks Certified User directory.
  • Navigate your personal SolidWorks Certification Center account.
  • Analyze performance from previously taken certification exam.
  • Check balance exam credits in SolidWorks Certification Center.
  • Modify personal account details, list contact on certified user directory.
  • Connect SolidWorks Certification Center to LinkedIN profile.
06:13

This lesson will provide you with an overview of the Tangix TesterPro Client, used to administer SolidWorks certification exams. By the end of this lesson, you will know how to:

  • Download the Tangix TesterPro Client.
  • Create a Virtual Tester account on the SolidWorks Certification Center.
  • Redeem a SolidWorks certification exam voucher.
  • Navigate the user interface of the Tangix TesterPro Client.
  • Download attached test files from the Tangix TesterPro Client.
  • View attempted questions on the test summary screen.
  • Submit answers and obtain exam results.
  • Utilize different monitor display styles to enhance experience when taking exams.
10:28

This lesson provides you with the Essential Skills for taking the CSWA Exam. At the end of this lesson, you should be able to perform the following tasks in SolidWorks:

  • Effectively utilize the Measure tool to check for model dimensions.
  • Apply/Edit Materials and navigate the SolidWorks Material Library.
  • Utilize the Mass Properties to tool to extract mass information and center of mass location.
  • Create custom Coordinate Systems.
  • Recomputing center of mass location with custom coordinate system.
Essential Skills for CSWA Exam
8 questions
Section 3: SolidWorks Drawings
15:49

Learn about the different types of drawing views that can be created in SolidWorks drawing documents, which you may be tested on in the CSWA exam.

  • Projected View
  • Auxiliary View
  • Section View
  • Detail View
  • Crop View
  • Break View
  • Broken-out Section View
  • Alternate Position View
SolidWorks Drawing Views
8 questions
Section 4: SolidWorks Part Modeling
Article

Instructions to Basic Part Modeling Exercise 1.

2 questions

Certified SolidWorks Associate Preparation Course - Basic Part Modeling Practice Exercise 1

07:43

Solution video to Quiz 3 - Basic Part Modeling Exercise 1.

Skills Covered:

  • Multi-feature Modeling Technique
  • Fully Defining Sketch with Smart Dimensions and Sketch Relations
  • Extruded Boss/Base Feature
  • Extruded-Cut Feature
  • Modifying/Editing Dimensions
  • Apply/Edit Materials
  • Mass Properties

* Please attempt Quiz 3 - Basic Part Modeling Exercise 1 before viewing this video lecture.

Article

Instructions to Basic Part Modeling Exercise 2.

Basic Part Modeling Exercise 2
1 question
07:45

Solution video to Quiz 4 - Basic Part Modeling Exercise 2.

Skills Covered:

  • Multi-feature Modeling Technique
  • Fully Defining Sketch with Smart Dimensions and Sketch Relations
  • Extruded Boss/Base Feature
  • Extruded-Cut Feature
  • Offset Entities
  • Offset from Surface End Condition
  • Apply/Edit Materials
  • Mass Properties

* Please attempt Quiz 4 - Basic Part Modeling Exercise 2 before viewing this video lecture.

Article

Instructions to Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 1.

1 question

Certified SolidWorks Associate Preparation Course - Intermediate Part Modeling Question 3

11:49

Solution video to Quiz 5 - Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 1.

Skills Covered:

  • Multi-feature Modeling Technique
  • Fully Defining Sketch with Smart Dimensions and Sketch Relations
  • Extruded Boss/Base Feature
  • Extruded-Cut Feature
  • Contour Selection
  • Trim Entities
  • Convert Entities
  • Circular Pattern
  • Apply/Edit Materials
  • Mass Properties

* Please attempt Quiz 5 - Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 1 before viewing this video lecture.

Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 2 - Instructions
Article
2 questions

Certified SolidWorks Associate Preparation Course - Intermediate Part Modeling Question 4

09:24

Solution video to Quiz 6 - Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 2.

Skills Covered:

  • Multi-feature Modeling Technique
  • Fully Defining Sketch with Smart Dimensions and Sketch Relations
  • Doubled Dimensions
  • Sketch Symmetry
  • Revolved Feature
  • Trim Entities
  • Convert Entities
  • Circular Pattern
  • Mirror Feature
  • Chamfer & Fillet Feature
  • Apply/Edit Materials
  • Mass Properties

* Please attempt Quiz 6 - Intermediate Part Modeling Exercise 2 before viewing this video lecture.

Section 5: SolidWorks Assembly Modeling
Article

Instructions to Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1. Download the files provided in the Resource Tab. Models for this question were created in SolidWorks 2011 version, and is compatible with future versions. Please note that SolidWorks files are not backward compatible.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1A
2 questions
12:02

Solution video to Quiz 7 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1A

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Component Transparency
  • Selection Techniques
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 7 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1A before viewing this video lecture.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1B
2 questions
03:55

Solution video to Quiz 8 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1B

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Component Transparency
  • Selection Techniques
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 8 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 1B before viewing this video lecture.

Article

Instructions to Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2. Download the files provided in the Resource Tab. Models for this question were created in SolidWorks 2011 version, and is compatible with future versions. Please note that SolidWorks files are not backward compatible.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2A
2 questions
09:42

Solution video to Quiz 9 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2A

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Advanced Mate (Width Mate)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Component Transparency
  • Selection Techniques
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 9 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2A before viewing this video lecture.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2B
2 questions
04:07

Solution video to Quiz 10 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2B

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Advanced Mate (Width Mate)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Component Transparency
  • Selection Techniques
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 10 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 2B before viewing this video lecture.

Article

Instructions to Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3. Download the files provided in the Resource Tab. Models for this question were created in SolidWorks 2011 version, and is compatible with future versions. Please note that SolidWorks files are not backward compatible.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3A
2 questions
06:45

Solution video to Quiz 11 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3A

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Advanced Mate (Width Mate)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 11 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3A before viewing this video lecture.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3B
2 questions
04:07

Solution video to Quiz 12 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3B

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Advanced Mate (Width Mate)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 12 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 3B before viewing this video lecture.

Article

Instructions to Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4. Download the files provided in the Resource Tab. Models for this question were created in SolidWorks 2011 version, and is compatible with future versions. Please note that SolidWorks files are not backward compatible.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4A
2 questions
05:44

Solution video to Quiz 13 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4A

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 13 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4A before viewing this video lecture.

Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4B
2 questions
03:37

Solution video to Quiz 14 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4B

Skills Covered:

  • Basic Assembly Modeling Techniques
  • Insert Components
  • Basic Mates (Coincident and Concentric)
  • Component Manipulation (Move and Rotate Components)
  • Angle Mate
  • Measure Tool
  • Custom Coordinate System
  • Evaluate Location of Center of Mass

* Please attempt Quiz 14 - Basic Assembly Modeling Practice Exercise 4B before viewing this video lecture.

Section 6: Conclusion
01:49

End of course summary lecture, summing up the core-concepts covered in the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Preparation Course.

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Instructor Biography

Chevy Kok, SolidWorks Elite AE

I am an expert 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD)/ Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)/ Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) professional who has a special passion for education. I specialize in developing learning curriculum that incorporates innovative 3D technologies such as 3D Printing, 3D Scanning and 3D Modeling, to enhance learners' understanding of design and engineering principles.

I regularly conduct hands-on SolidWorks training courses as both a Certified SolidWorks Instructor (CSWI) and a Certified SolidWorks Simulation Instructor (CSWSI). I have also attained professional certification in this field as a Certified SolidWorks Expert (CSWE), Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP) and a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA). I am professionally recognized as a SolidWorks Elite Applications Engineer. I am also a Certified Autodesk Professional.

I hope to be able to share with you the knowledge that I have amassed throughout my career, so that you can also attain accreditation, be more productive at work, and boost your personal employability!

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