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Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE)

Mechanical Design (CSWE–Mechanical Design)
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–S)
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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Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)

Mechanical Design
A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional is an individual who has successfully passed our advanced skills examination.
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Mechanical Design Academic Version (CSWP – Academic) STUDENTS ONLY
Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional — Academic certification is intended for a student with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of SOLIDWORKS experience and advanced knowledge of engineering practices.
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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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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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Certified PDM Professional Administrator (CPPA)

A Certified PDM Professional Administrator (CPPA) 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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Partner Programs

Explore the certificate programs offered by our SOLIDWORKS partners.

DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification Program
The DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification is a free certification for all engineering and design professionals and students who have access to SOLIDWORKS. DriveWorksXpress is included with every seat of SOLIDWORKS.  Becoming a Certified DriveWorksXpress Associate gives you new skills to add to your résumé, opens doors in a competitive jobs market and differentiates you from your peers. Learn more

DriveWorks Solo
The DriveWorks Solo Training and Certification is a free certification for all engineering and design professionals and students who have access to SOLIDWORKS and DriveWorks Solo.  You can download DriveWorks Solo and use it free for 30 days. It will take your Design Automation skills and capabilities to the next level.  As the need for automation and digital skills increases, DriveWorks Solo is a great way to build knowledge and establish your professional credentials. Learn more

SolidProfessor Technical Certificates
Set Yourself Apart by Earning 100+ Technical Certificates with SolidProfessor

Improve your skills and show off your achievements by earning 100+ Technical Certificates with SolidProfessor! Get certified in SOLIDWORKS Drawings, Sheet Metal, GD&T, and more! To get certified, simply complete an on-demand course of your choosing and pass the review test. Plus, set yourself apart by sharing your Technical Certifications on your LinkedIn profile and resume. Learn more

Certified Provider Program

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation’s Certified Provider Program is designed for business partners who meet the performance and service criteria of full-service, Value Added Resellers and distributors.

Certified Technical Support Provider (CTSP)
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation’s Certified Technical Support Providers (CTSP) are a broad-based group of business partners who meet the performance criteria of full-service, value-added resellers and distributors. As such, they are devoted to the ongoing delivery of technical support on all aspects of the SOLIDWORKS products. Through this program, SolidWorks is able to deliver quality services to customers throughout the world.

Certified Advanced Analysis Provider (CAAP)
The CAAP Program establishes a reseller’s ability to successfully sell, support, and service customers in regards to the Simulation product offerings from SolidWorks Corporation.

Certified Advanced Services Provider (CASP)
The CASP program establishes a reseller’s ability to successfully sell, support, and service customers in regards to the Data Management product offerings from SolidWorks Corporation.

Certified Documentation Service Provider (CDSP)
The CDSP Program establishes a reseller’s ability to successfully sell, support, and service customers in regards to the SolidWorks Documentation product offerings from SolidWorks Corporation.

For a detailed listing of Certification Achievements for our Value Added Resellers, please click on the Certified Resellers and Training Centers icon world icon in the SOLIDWORKS Certification Portal.