SOLIDWORKS is one of the world's leading CAD software packages for product design and development. In this learning path, you'll build on a basic knowledge of SOLIDWORKS, try your hand at a few projects, and explore rendering and visualization.
Discover advanced SOLIDWORKS features.
Practice your SOLIDWORKS skills through project-based courses.
SOLIDWORKS 2020 Essential Training with Gabriel Corbett
Learn essential tools and techniques for creating ready-to-manufacture 3D parts and assemblies with SOLIDWORKS 2020, the premier product-design application.
8h 4m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Sketching with David Antanavige
Learn about the essential tools and functions for sketching in SOLIDWORKS. Discover how to leverage key sketch settings, use sketch and spline tools, approach 3D sketching, and more.
1h 59m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Advanced Tools with Gabriel Corbett
Discover some of the advanced verification and simulation tools available in SOLIDWORKS. Learn how to use these tools to efficiently review your assemblies and parts for errors.
42m 54s • 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: Performance Tuning with David Antanavige
Learn how to improve SOLIDWORKS performance and tune your workstation. Explore how various SOLIDWORKS options affect performance, learn tips and tricks for avoiding performance problems in the first place, and more.
1h 31m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Advanced Sketching with David Antanavige
Learn advanced sketching techniques in SOLIDWORKS, including working with blocks, 3D sketching, and sketching in drawings.
1h 21m • COURSE
SOLIDWORKS: Animations with Justin Flett
Learn how to animate your CAD designs in SOLIDWORKS. Discover how to generate simple animations, create complex animations with manual techniques and motion drivers, and more.
1h 55m • COURSE
You'll master SOLIDWORKS 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.
David Antanavige is a mechanical engineer who uses CAD software to develop detailed 2D and 3D models.
David works with engineering staff to design and develop the drawings, assemblies, and models using computer-aided design packages. He currently serves as the president of the Long Island SOLIDWORKS User Group (LISWUGN), a network of SOLIDWORKS users dedicated to sharing ideas and knowledge of SOLIDWORKS in all types of engineering.
David completed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE or EIT) as well as many SOLIDWORKS Professional certifications.
Justin Flett is a consultant, engineer, professor, and product development specialist.
For the last 10 years, Justin has specialized in product development, advanced engineering design, and manufacturing processes, in addition to robotics, automation, and electro-mechanical systems. He has worked across multiple industries, from small startups to Fortune 500 corporations. He has worked with companies such as Ford Motor Company, ABB Robotics, Lockheed Martin, and GE, amongst many others.
Justin holds degrees in mechanical and robotics engineering, as well as management. He loves to learn and help others learn anything and everything engineering, science, technology, and design.