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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling


SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    • Full Time: 3 Days (08:30 - 16:00)
  • Course Prerequisites

    It is recommended that delegates have attended:

Our Delivery 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, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Available Exams and Certifications

General Certifications:

  • CSWA (Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate)
  • CSWP (Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional)
  • CSWE (Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert)
  • CPPA (Certified PDM Professional Administrator)
  • CSDA (Certified Sustainable Design Associate)

Product Specific Certifications:

  • CSWPA – Sheet Metal
  • CSWPA – Weldments
  • CSWPA – Surfacing
  • CSWPA – Mold Tools
  • CSWPA – Drawing Tools

Career Video

What is SOLIDWORKS Mold Design?

With SOLIDWORKS, you get an intuitive 3D CAD system that combines ease-of-use with powerful modeling capabilities that can handle your most complex design projects. SOLIDWORKS accelerates your design, saving time and development costs, and making you more productive.

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 commencement.

  • 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.


Multibody Design Techniques

  • Multibody Parts
  • Hide/Show Tree Items
  • Multibody Design Techniques
  • Case Study:Multibody Design
  • Contour Selection
  • Solid Bodies Folder
  • Local Operations
  • Feature Scope
  • Patterning Bodies
  • Tool Body Technique
  • Combining Bodies
  • Case Study: Common Combine Type
  • Intersect with Solid Bodies
  • Indent Feature
  • Deleting Solid Bodies

Saving Solid Bodies

  • Multibody Part vs. Assembly
  • Saving Bodies Functions
  • Using Cut to Create Multiple Bodies
  • Insert into New Part
  • Saving Bodies
  • Modeling for Rapid Tooling
  • Splitting a Part into Multiple Bodies
  • Automating an Assembly
  • Using Split Part with Legacy Data

Sketching with Splines

  • Curves in Sketches
  • Splines
  • Changing the Shape of a Spline
  • Two Point Splines
  • Analyzing Solid Geometry
  • Surface Curvature Combs
  • Case Study: Tracing with Splines
  • Style Spline
  • Case Study: Watering Can Handle
  • Fit Spline
  • Case Study: Coffee Cup

Introduction to Sweeping

  • Sweeping
  • Case Study: Faux Raised Panel Door
  • Sweep with Guide Curves
  • Case Study: Bottle Body
  • Pierce Relation
  • Sweep with Guide Curves
  • Multi-thickness Shell
  • The SelectionManager
  • Case Study: Hanger Bracket

3D Sketching and Curve Features

  • Curve Features
  • Case Study: Modeling a Spring
  • Sweeping Along a 3D Path
  • 3D Sketching
  • Helix Curve
  • Creating a 3D Curve from Orthogonal Views
  • Combining Curves
  • Smoothing Transitions

Threads and Library Feature Parts

  • Case Study: Bottle Features
  • Modeling Threads
  • Saving a Library Feature Part
  • Performance Considerations
  • Adding the Label Outline
  • Creating the Sweep Path
  • Sweeping Along Model Edges

Advanced Sweeping

  • Sweep Options
  • Additional Sweep Settings
  • Profile Orientation
  • Intersection Curve Feature
  • Visualizing Sweep Sections
  • Align with End Faces
  • Solid Sweep

Introduction to Loft and Boundary Features

  • Comparing Complex Features
  • How Lofting and Boundary Work
  • Case Study: Loft vs Boundary
  • Loft Feature
  • Boundary Feature
  • Case Study: Merging with Loft or Boundary
  • Case Study: Using Derived and Copied Sketches
  • Copying a Sketch
  • Modify Sketch
  • Modify Sketch
  • Derived Sketches
  • Boundary Preview Options
  • Sketch Block and Library Feature Profiles

Advanced Loft and Boundary Features

  • Additional Curves in Loft and Boundary
  • Case Study: Centerline Lofting
  • Loft Preview Options
  • Adding Sketch Segments
  • Cleaning Up a Model
  • Deleting Faces
  • Evaluating Edges
  • Face Fillets
  • Case Study: Lofting with Guide Curves
  • Curve Influence
  • Hook Using Boundary

Advanced Filleting and Other Features

  • Fillet Settings
  • Fillet Parameters
  • Constant Size Fillets
  • Delete Face: Delete and Fill
  • Fillet Options
  • Variable Size Fillets
  • Face Fillets
  • FilletXpert
  • Other Advanced Features
  • Wrap Feature
  • Deform Feature
  • Direct Editing
  • Campus
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  • 28 June 2021
    30 June 2021
    Full Time
  • 30 August 2021
    01 September 2021
    Full Time
  • 25 October 2021
    27 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 13 December 2021
    15 December 2021
    Full Time

Online Training Booking Form

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact The CAD Corporation offices and speak to a sales consultant.

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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