SolidWorks is one of the most widely used 3D design and manufacturing software programs in the engineering industry. 3D design is now a big part of all engineering as it enables virtual representation of parts, alignment checking, material testing and exporting for manufacturing.
Canterbury College has a dedicated SolidWorks CAD workshop and several years' experience of teaching the software to learners between the ages of 16 and 60.
The course will include:
This course will allow you to become familiar with the workings of SolidWorks and its use in industry, and be able to show potential employers that you have a working knowledge of SolidWorks and 3D printing.
You will be assessed using a range of both written and practical methods. Then, on completion of all work to the required standard, you will be issued with a Canterbury College Certificate of Competence.
Some students could progress to the Level 2 or Level 3 Engineering, as appropriate.
4 GCSEs grade E–G (2 or 1) including Functional Skills English and Maths Entry 3 or GCSE grade 1 or 2.
*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed, on a low income and looking to return to work. To discuss requirements, please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The course will run on a Wednesday evening 5.30pm–8pm for 20 weeks.