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Autodesk Inventor Advanced  


The Inventor Advanced course will explain the Autodesk Inventor settings while teaching you how each tool functions. Just as importantly, though, the course content is filled with the tips and techniques learned by the experts who spent years using, researching, and discussing the tools in Autodesk Inventor. You should come away from this course with a solid understanding of the capabilities of Autodesk Inventor and a strong idea of how to tackle your design challenges in the future, as well as an abundance of time-saving tips and tricks.


It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of one or more of the following:

  • Autodesk Inventor Essentials (Click for More).
  • At least 1 Month hands on practice / working experience while using the software daily.
  • Parametric part and assembly design using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Parametric solid modeling

Available Exams and Certifications


In-Class: R11600 Incl. VAT (Per Person)

Distance Learning: R6200 Incl. VAT (Per Person)

Includes access to The CAD Corporation Online Portal which includes a Certified eBook, Datasets and Additional Resources



5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Advanced

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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What is Autodesk Inventor?

Watch this video to see why Autodesk Inventor is used in the Manufacturing and Mechanical industry.


Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • The CAD Corporation retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses The CAD Corporation will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at The CAD Corporation only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencemet.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, The CAD Corporation reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • The CAD Corporation suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. The CAD Corporation is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Sketch Techniques

  • Exploring the Options and Settings for Sketches
  • Sketching Basics
  • Creating a Sketch in a New Part
  • Taking a Closer Look at Sketch Constraints
  • Gaining More Sketch Skills
  • Creating Sketches from AutoCAD Geometry
  • Creating and Using 3D Sketches
  • Best Practices for Working with Sketches

Advanced Modeling Techniques

  • Creating Complex Sweeps and Lofts
  • Creating Multi-Body Parts
  • Creating Derived Parts and Assemblies
  • Working with Patterns
  • Setting iProperties and Parameters
  • Adding Part Tolerances
  • Troubleshooting Failures with the End-of-Part Marker

Sheet Metal

  • Understanding Sheet-Metal Parts
  • Getting to Know the Features

Using Sheet-Metal Templates and Rule

  • Working with the Flat Pattern
  • Using Sheet-Metal iPart Factories
  • Modeling with Non-Sheet-Metal Features
  • Working with Imported Parts
  • Annotating Your Sheet-Metal Design

Reusing Parts and Features

  • Working with iParts
  • Working with iFeatures
  • Reusing Existing Geometry

Assembly Design Workflows

  • Assembly Relationships
  • Understanding Subassemblies
  • Top-Down Design
  • Adaptivity
  • Assembly Features
  • Managing the Bill of Materials
  • Assembly Reuse and Configurations
  • Use Assembly Design Accelerators
  • Simplifying Parts

Large Assembly Strategies

  • Selecting a Workstation    
  • Working with Performance Settings
  • Large Assembly Best Practices
  • Managing Assembly Detail

Weldment Design

  • Exploring Weldment Design Methodologies
  • Modeling Preparations
  • Exploring Cosmetic Welds
  • Creating Weld Beads
  • Creating Fillet Welds
  • Creating Groove Welds
  • Performing Machining Operations
  • Exploring Weld Properties and Combinations
  • Using the Weld Symbol
  • Understanding Bead Property Report and Mass Properties
  • Creating Drawing Documentation
  • Generating a Bill of Materials and Parts List

Presentations and Exploded Views

  • Working in the Presentation Environment
  • Creating Advanced Presentations
  • Creating and Sharing Assembly Instructions


  • Using the Drawing Manager
  • Creating Templates and Styles
  • Utilizing Drawing Resources
  • Editing Styles and Standards
  • Creating Drawing Views
  • Annotating Part Drawings
  • Annotating Assembly Drawings
  • Working with Sheet-Metal Drawings
  • Working with Weldment Views
  • Working with iParts and iAssembly Drawings
  • Sharing Your Drawings outside Your Workgroup

Tools Overview

  • Exploring the BIM Exchange
  • Using the Design Assistant
  • Using the Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard
  • Using the Style Library Manager.
  • Using the Task Scheduler
  • Using iProperties
  • Using the Measure Tools
  • Using Miscellaneous Tools
  • Exchanging Data with Other Systems
  • Importing and Exporting Geometry
  • Using Inventor File Translators
  • Working with Imported Data and Using Inventor Fusion
  • Viewing DWF Markup

Frame Generator

  • Accessing Frame Generator Tools
  • Exploring the Anatomy of a Frame Member
  • Inserting Frame Members
  • Adding End Treatments
  • Maintaining Frames
  • Performing Calculations and Analysis
  • Publishing Frame Members
  • Frame Assemblies and BOMs

Inventor Studio

  • Exploring the Inventor Studio Environment
  • Creating and Managing Styles
  • Animating with Inventor Studio

Stress Analysis and Dynamic Simulation    

  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Conducting Stress Analysis Simulations
  • Conducting Dynamic Simulations
  • Exporting to FEA
  • Using the Dynamic Simulation Information in Stress Analysis

Routed Systems

  • Tube and Pipe
  • Cable and Harness

Plastic Design Features

  • Creating Thicken/Offset Features
  • Creating Shell Features
  • Creating Split Features
  • Creating Grill Features
  • Creating Rule Fillet Features
  • Creating Rest Features
  • Creating Boss Features
  • Creating Lip and Groove Features
  • Creating Snap Fit Features
  • Creating Rib and Web Features
  • Creating Draft Features
  • Mold Design Overview


  • What is iLogic?
  • Understanding the iLogic Elements and Interface
  • Creating iLogic Parameters, Rules, and Forms
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End Date
Start Date

Centurion, Pretoria Office
22 Nov 2019
18 Nov 2019

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