Certification

Want to get Certified? Both In-Person and Virtual attendees can choose from a variety of SOLIDWORKS as well as 3DEXPERIENCE platform exams. 

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Free Certification Exams at
3DEXPERIENCE World 2022

Virtual VIP Passholders: Certification exams on Sunday, February 6th are only available for in-person attendees in Atlanta. You will have access to the Certification exams after 3DEXPERIENCE World is over, starting Monday, February 14th

Students: Certification exams on Sunday, February 6th are only available for in-person attendees in Atlanta. You will have access to the Certification exams after 3DEXPERIENCE World is over, starting Monday, February 14th

*Notice: Be advised that any individual determined to have violated rules of the End User License Agreement for the SOLIDWORKS Certification Program will have access to the certification offer revoked, and any earned certifications revoked as a result.

Access to both the VIP and Student offers is based on one per individual. You can access either the Student or VIP offer, not both. Duplicate access will be revoked prior to February 14th.*

The Catalog of 3DEXPERIENCE Certification Exams is Growing

With over 7,300 3DEXPERIENCE Certifications earned so far, join us in-person on Sunday to take one of the exams, and be one of the early certification recipients!

Mechanical Design (CSWE–Mechanical Design) * In-Person Attendee Only

A Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert is someone who easily demonstrates the ability to utilize advanced functions and features to solve complex modeling challenges.
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Simulation (CSWE–Simulation) *In-Person Attendee Only

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert - Simulation (CSWE–S) certification tests your mastery of all the analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. It demonstrates your ability to utilize advanced analysis tools in stress, contact, thermal, frequency, nonlinear, and dynamic studies.
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Mechanical Design (CSWP–Mechanical Design)

A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional is an individual who has successfully passed our advanced skills examination.
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API (CSWP-API)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional API (CSWP-API) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to automate SOLIWORKS using VBA programming.
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Model-Based Design (CSWP–MBD)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Model Based Design (CSWP–MBD) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS MBD functionality and tools.
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CAM (CSWP–CAM)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional CAM (CSWP-CAM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS CAM functionality and tools.
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PDM Administrator Professional (CPAP)

A Certified PDM Administrator Professional (CPAP) is an individual who has successfully passed an advanced examination in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional administration skills and is ready to manage a SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional implementation on behalf of his or her company.
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*Not available for In-Person attendees; Access to a PDM Vault is necessary to complete exam

Simulation (CSWP–Simulation)

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional - Simulation (CSWP-Simulation) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools and simulation in general.
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Flow Simulation (CSWP-Flow)

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Flow Simulation (CSWP-Flow) exam tests your understanding of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation tools in the areas of liquids and gas, internal and external flows, substance mixing and conjugated heat transfer.
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Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your capability to use SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools.
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Weldments (CSWPA-WD)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Weldments (CSWPA-WD) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your capability to use the SOLIDWORKS tools for Weldments.
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Surfacing (CSWPA-SU)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Surfacing (CSWPA-SU) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing tools.
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Mold Making (CSWPA-MM)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Mold Making (CSWPA-MM) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools functionality with Mold Making Industry knowledge.
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Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Advanced Professional Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT) exam proves that you have successfully demonstrated your ability to use the tools found in the SOLIDWORKS Drawing environment.
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Mechanical Design (CSWA–Mechanical Design)

As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market.
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Additive Manufacturing (CSWA–Additive Manufacturing)

A Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate is someone who possesses the basic knowledge of today’s 3D printing market.
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Electrical (CSWA-Electrical)

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate — Electrical (CSWA–E) certification shows that you have successfully demonstrated an understanding of the principles of SOLIDWORKS Electrical functionality and Electrical Engineering principles.
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Simulation (CSWA–Simulation)

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate — Simulation (CSWA–Simulation) certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of demonstrating an understanding in the principles of stress analysis and the Finite Element Method (FEM).
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Sustainability (CSWA–Sustainability)

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Sustainability (CSWA–Sustainability) exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the principles of environmental assessment and sustainable design.
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Mechanical Design

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Associate exam demonstrates an individual’s capability of basic mechanical design modeling functionality, as well as basic knowledge of collaborative and data management tools on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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Collaborative Business Innovator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Business Innovator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Business Innovator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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Collaborative Industry Innovator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – Collaborative Industry Innovator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Industry Innovator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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3D Creator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Creator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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3D Sculptor

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Sculptor exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Sculptor role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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3D Structure Creator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D Structure Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Sculptor role available on the 3DEXPERIENCEplatform.
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3D Mold Creator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D MoldCreator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the 3D Mold Creator role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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3D SheetMetal Creator

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE – 3D SheetMetal Creator exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your basic knowledge of the browser-based sheet metal design Role.
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Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCE– Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS role available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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Lean Team Player

The completion of the 3DEXPERIENCEWorks Lean Team Player exam shows that you have successfully demonstrated your understanding of the Lean Team Player role available on the 3DEXPERIENCEplatform.
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• Exam session 1 takes place on Sunday, February 6th from 10:00am – 2:00pm
• Exam session 2 takes place on Sunday, February 6th from 3:00pm – 7:00pm
• Expert exam access will be provided post conference as long as you meet the CSWE Prerequisite at the end of Certification Day
• Onsite Attendees will be able to take up to two exams in a 4-hour window
• Students attending onsite will not be able to sign up for Certification Sunday
• If you have a VirtualTester login, be sure to know your login details
• You can save time by creating a VirtualTester Login at this site