Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: SolidWorks ( Skill Development )

Course Duration: 2 Months (Part-Time)

Course Overview: The SolidWorks Essentials Course is a 2-month part-time program designed to equip Indian students with the essential skills required for 3D modeling, design, and engineering using SolidWorks software. This course covers a wide range of topics, from sketching to assembly modeling, with a focus on hands-on learning and practical application. It prepares students for self-employment opportunities or career advancement in engineering and design fields.

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce students to the fundamentals of 3D modeling and design using SolidWorks.
  2. To provide hands-on experience in creating 3D parts and assemblies.
  3. To teach students how to efficiently use SolidWorks tools for product design.
  4. To enable students to generate 2D drawings and documentation.
  5. To prepare students for self-employment opportunities in design and engineering.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: Instructors provide theoretical knowledge.
  • Hands-on Workshops: Practical exercises in using SolidWorks.
  • Project Work: Students create 3D models and assemblies.
  • Software Training: Proficiency in SolidWorks.
  • Demonstrations: Instructors showcase key features.
  • Assignments: Students apply learned concepts.
  • Critique and Feedback: Evaluation and improvement of projects.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • SolidWorks is widely used in engineering and design industries.
  • Valuable skill for product designers, engineers, and manufacturers.
  • Ability to create 3D models enhances career prospects.
  • Self-employment opportunities in product design and engineering consulting.


Module 1: Introduction

  • Overview of SolidWorks
  • User Interface and Navigation

Module 2: Sketcher & Editing Sketches

  • Sketching Basics
  • Editing and Modifying Sketches

Module 3: Part Modeling

  • Creating 3D Parts
  • Parametric Modeling

Module 4: Advanced Modeling Tools

  • Loft, Sweep, and Revolve Features
  • Patterns and Mirroring

Module 5: Assembly Modeling

  • Creating Assemblies
  • Component Relationships and Constraints

Module 6: Surface Modeling

  • Introduction to Surface Modeling
  • Creating Complex Shapes with Surfaces

Module 7: Reference Geometry

  • Planes, Axes, and Coordinate Systems

Module 8: Placed Features

  • Holes, Fillets, and Chamfers

Module 9: Environment & Utilities

  • Design Library and Toolbox
  • Customization and Templates

Module 10: Drawing Views

  • Creating 2D Drawing Views
  • Annotations and Dimensioning

Module 11: Detailing

  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Drawing Sheets and Templates

Module 12: Sheet Metal

  • Sheet Metal Design
  • Flat Patterns

Module 13: Import / Export & Product Data Management

  • Importing and Exporting Files
  • Managing Design Data

Module 14: Weldment & Photoworks

  • Introduction to Weldments
  • Rendering with Photoworks

Please note that the course content can be adapted to meet specific learner requirements or location preferences. This syllabus ensures that students gain proficiency in using SolidWorks for 3D modeling and design, setting them on the path to a successful career in engineering or self-employment as skilled designers or product engineers.

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