• SolidWorks 1 CADE 9135

    Online Option

    SolidWorks is a world leader in parametric design software suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in 3D modelling and drafting for fields related mostly to mechanical, product and furniture design. This easy-to-learn tool enables you to sketch ideas, experiment with features and dimensions, and produce a wide range of models, assemblies of models and detailed drawings. Our SolidWorks 1 course teaches you to create 2D sketches quickly and efficiently, 3D solid models from 2D sketches, assemblies of several solid components and a virtual simulation of an assembly in motion. Learn about the basic concepts of solid modelling, and practice generating drawings containing several views, annotations and a bill of materials. Acquire drawings and samples of parts during the course.


    Course Delivery Method:

    This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Collaborate while college buildings are closed.

    Technical/Computer Requirements:

    Access to free SolidWorks software is available during this course, but system requirements for SolidWorks will be specific to the version of SolidWorks you are using. Also refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.


    You must have basic computer skills and intermediate drafting skills.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.