Master the basics of SOLIDWORKS, the industry-leading CAD software. This path includes essential training, project-based courses, and certification prep that will help advance your manufacturing career.
Build a solid foundation in 2D and 3D parts modeling.
SOLIDWORKS 2017 Essential Training with Gabriel Corbett
Get up to speed with SOLIDWORKS 2017, and learn how to design efficiently in the latest version of this popular software.
6h 10m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Surfacing with Gabriel Corbett
Get up to speed with the surfacing tools within SOLIDWORKS fast. Learn how to create and modify surfaces, troubleshoot common issues, and manipulate faces in surfaces and solids.
1h 24m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Weldments with Gabriel Corbett
Walks you through building weldments and fabricated models in SOLIDWORKS.
1h 57m • COURSE
Modeling a Bicycle Frame with SOLIDWORKS with Leon van den Heever
Learn how to model the front triangle section of a bicycle frame in this fast-paced, advanced-level SOLIDWORKS tutorial.
42m 34s • COURSE
Modeling a Motorcycle Engine with SOLIDWORKS with Leon van den Heever
Practice your SOLIDWORKS design skills in this project-based course on modeling motorcycle engine parts.
1h 49m • COURSE
Designing a Sheet Metal Enclosure with SOLIDWORKS with Gabriel Corbett
Take your sheet metal skills to the next level by designing a sheet metal enclosure with SOLIDWORKS in this project-based course.
2h 31m • COURSE
Steel Building Design with SOLIDWORKS Weldments with Gabriel Corbett
Jump-start your weldment design skills by learning to use SOLIDWORKS weldments to create a steel building.
59m 42s • COURSE
Cert Prep: Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate with Gabriel Corbett
Prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam, and master the techniques necessary to design parts and assemblies with the core features in SOLIDWORKS.
1h 44m • COURSE
Cert Prep: Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional with Gabriel Corbett
Become a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP). Study for CSWP certification by refreshing your SOLIDWORKS skills and practicing sample questions from the 2018 exam.
3h 22m • COURSE
You'll learn CAD design with these experts
Gabriel Corbett is an experienced product designer, instructor, and speaker.
Gabriel has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and has been an active product designer for the past 18 years. He previously owned a prototype-through-production machine shop that built parts for notable organizations like the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Panasonic. By combining solid design experience with real-world skill in building products, Gabriel has the unique ability to design products quickly and effectively. He regularly consults companies on better and more efficient manufacturing and design methods.
Gabriel has worked with many startups and established companies, developing products for the consumer, industrial, and medical markets. He has worked on all aspects of product development, including product design, engineering, marketing, sales, and management.
Gabriel has been a Lynda.com author since 2011, and has developed courses on SOLIDWORKS, Onshape, rapid prototyping, and certification. He runs the Orange County SOLIDWORKS User Group, and has taught SOLIDWORKS and CNC machining at Irvine Valley College. Additionally, he runs his own design engineering company called Tiger Industrial Inc. He has presented at SOLIDWORKS World in Dallas, San Diego, Florida, and Los Angeles.
Gabriel's interests include new ventures, photography, adventure travel, surfing, mountain biking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Leon van den Heever is a certified 3D instructor and artist driven by a passion for 3D.
Leon van den Heever is a certified 3D professional and instructor in various specialty disciplines, and has exposure to CAD modeling and design. He has a manufacturing background, with the addition of being an engineering data management specialist and consultant. With a passion for working with 3D applications, he is also a 3D visualization modeler, animator, and render freelancer in engineering, architecture, and other disciplines.