SolidWorks - Level 1


SolidWorks is an industry standard 3D mechanical design program with powerful 3D design capabilities.

This course aims to teach the basics of SolidWorks sketching, 3D modelling, assemblies and drawings through practical exercises. It covers how to use SolidWorks to create parts and assemblies and includes a practical guide to creating models for 3D printing and getting those files printed.

Course content

  • Software interface and file handling
  • Sketching using parametrics
  • 3D part modelling fundamentals
  • Assembly creation and management
  • Detail drawings
  • Creating forms for 3D printing
  • Fixing 3D printing file errors
  • Options for getting files printed

Ideal for

This course is designed for product and industrial designers, drafting professionals, engineers and others with a mechanical background. It is also suitable for people with an interest in modelling and invention and for those with a CAD background looking to upgrade their 3D capability.

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At the completion of this course participants should have acquired the skills necessary for a basic working knowledge of SolidWorks.


Basic computer skills are essential. Must be comfortable using software, navigating the internet & be able to use file storage networks.
No prior knowledge of this software is required.

Materials supplied

Comprehensive course notes.

Materials to bring

Course notes are provided but a pen is useful. Students should also bring a USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.


Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

All our trainers are professional industrial or product designers with extensive SolidWorks experience.

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Available course dates

Saturday 03 February 2018

  • Code S320118
  • Start date 03.02.18
  • End date 24.02.18
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus Carlton
  • Fee $1050.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 03.02.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 10.02.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 17.02.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 24.02.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00

Saturday 17 March 2018

  • Code S320118
  • Start date 17.03.18
  • End date 14.04.18
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus Carlton
  • Fee $1050.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 17.03.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 24.03.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 07.04.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 14.04.18 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00

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