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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.

  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 5 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are  presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing  learners the flexibility to attend on campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.

  • Course Prerequisites

    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

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.

Career Video

What is Autodesk Inventor?

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

Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast 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.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs 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
  • Campus
    Start Date
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  • 05 September 2022
    09 September 2022
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Start Date
    End Date
    Book Now
  • 05 September 2022
    09 September 2022
    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.

Autodesk Inventor Advanced

  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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