SOLIDWORKS certifications can be used as a benchmark to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software. Exams focus on the fundamental skills necessary to ensure your company overall success using SOLIDWORKS.


As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), you will stand out from the crowd in today competitive job market. CSWA certification is proof of your SOLIDWORKS expertise cutting-edge skills that businesses seek out and reward.


A Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) is an individual that has successfully passed our advanced skills examination. Each CSWP has proven their ability to design and analyze parametric parts and moveable assemblies using a variety of complex features in SOLIDWORKS.


A Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) is someone who easily demonstrates the ability to utilize advanced functions and features to solve complex modeling challenges inside SOLIDWORKS. A CSWE will be well rounded in their knowledge of all areas of the SOLIDWORKS software. A CSWE is able to solve practically any modeling problem given to them, and is traditionally the go-to SOLIDWORKS user among their colleagues.

CSWP - Sheet Metal

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Sheet Metal exam shows that an individual has successfully passed a skills test that demonstrates their ability to use the sheet metal tools inside of SOLIDWORKS.

CSWP - Weldments

The completion of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Weldments exam proves that you’ve successfully demonstrated your ability to use the Weldment tools inside of SOLIDWORKS.

CSWP - Surfacing

SOLIDWORKS software includes many advanced surfacing tools. The Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Surfacing Specialist exam is used to gauge someone is ability to utilize these tools in the creation of complex surfaces.

CSWP - Mold Tools

The Advanced Mold Tools exam will test your ability to utilize the Mold Tools found in SOLIDWORKS. Understanding SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools will help to aid a user in the completion of a robust mold design in an efficient manner.


The Certified SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional exam is designed to test an individual is understanding of Simulation tools inside SOLIDWORKS and of simulation in general.