Become a SolidWorks Certified Associate

    In today's mechanical design market only the most qualified and advanced professionals succeed. We have always believed it is imperative that there be a standard in place that measures the competencies of these professionals. There are eight different certification qualifications available for SolidWorks certification, including Associate and Professional, Sheet Metal, Weldments, Surfacing, Mold, FEA, and SolidWorks Expert.


    SolidWorks certifications can be used as a benchmark to measure knowledge and competency with SolidWorks software. Exams focus on the fundamental skills necessary to ensure a company’s overall success using SolidWorks.

    Proficient in Engineering Principles & 3D visualization

    As a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market. CSWA certification is proof of your SolidWorks® expertise – cutting-edge skills that businesses seek out and reward. A Certified SolidWorks Associate is an individual that has successfully passed the SolidWorks fundamental skills examination.  Each CSWA has proven their ability to design parts and assemblies using a variety of core features in SolidWorks.

    Engineering Academy at Valley High School

    High School Inc. Engineering Academy now offering SolidWorks Essentials teaching students how to use SolidWorks mechanical design including: SolidWorks Basics, Sketching, Basic Part Modeling, and more.  In addition, students will be prepared for the SolidWorks fundamental skills examination (CSWA).  The instructor at Valley High School is CSWA / CSWP certified and is qualified to train and administer the SolidWorks CSWA exam.
    Teacher - CSWP Teacher CSWA