Educators play a vital role in developing the next generation of engineering and design innovators, and SOLIDWORKS wants to provide all the help we can. Our aim is a complete CAD teaching tool, with software and lessons.

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Backtoschool2Empower students with life-long learning and job-ready skills in design with these added benefits: Over 11 SOLIDWORKS Certifications* including the CSWA-Academic and the CSWP-Academic. SOLIDWORKS Certification proves to potential employers that students are not only proficient with SOLIDWORKS, but that they know how to design using industry-standard best practices as well. * Students may take these exams for free, if their school is a SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification Provider and on subscription. Access to MYSolidWorks for Students and over 600 product tutorial videos covering a broad range of SOLIDWORKS topics, providing your students the perfect opportunity to master their skills.

MySolidWorks for Students includes CSWA prep courses and more. SOLIDWORKS Student Access gets SOLIDWORKS directly into the hands of the students for free. Any qualifying institution can provide licenses to students for off-campus use, freeing up lab resources and allowing students to work from anywhere. Student Access licenses can be used to support independent study courses, distance learning programs, and articulation agreements.

Students who learn SOLIDWORKS develop mechanical CAD, design validation, and data management skills that are in high demand among employers. In the job market, engineers who know SOLIDWORKS have a clear advantage.Students learn a range of valuable mechanical CAD, design validation, and data management skills as they create parts, assemblies, drawings, and more.

Students who use SOLIDWORKS Student Edition with SOLIDWORKS SimulationXpress will also learn finite element analysis (FEA)–the critical process of testing their designs for real-world conditions in areas including: Pre-Engineering, Technical Education, Technical Literacy, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering Design, Machine Shop, Precision Engineering, Technical Drawing, Technical Illustration, Technical Documentation.