TforDesign offers a full-format SOLIDWORKS CSWA Practice Exam with carefully designed questions that resemble the actual SOLIDWORKS CSWA Exam.

Solidworks certification: CSWA prep course

Course Summary

This practice exam is made to prepare you for the SOLIDWORKS official Associate certification exam. The unique questions in this exam will provide you with a realistic experience of the actual exam. So, if you are wondering whether or not you are ready for the CSWA exam, you can try here first. The full practice exam was divided into 4 parts covering the variety of questions with a recommended total time of 3 hours. If you just want to test your own SOLIDWORKS skills, you can also give this practice exam a try.


SOLIDWORKS Skills to the Associate Level.  
Access to SOLIDWORKS 2016 or newer. 

  1. SOLIDWORKS Skills to the Associate Level.  
  2. Access to SOLIDWORKS 2016 or newer.

Questions Frequently Asked

What is the CSWA certification?

CSWA stands for Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate. It is SOLIDWORKS most popular and most basic certificate to verify your skills and basic knowledge of engineering fundamentals which met the industry standard practices.

Why should I become certified in CSWA?  

Being a CSWA is like having proof from SOLIDWORKS themselves that you know all the must-have skills for a serious SOLIDWORKS user. It will also make you stand out and increase your competitiveness from the job market.

What should I do to prepare for the CSWA exam ?

To prepare for the exam, you must have a good mastery of all the must-have SOLIDWORKS features that will enable you to create 3D models of parts and generate assemblies. This entails knowing what those features and commands do, applying them, and knowing their limitation. You must also be able to interpret 2D Engineering drawings quickly and translate them into 3D models and assemblies. All this takes a good amount of both learning and practice.

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What are key tips for taking the CSWA exam? 

Here are some essentials tips and notes that you have to keep in mind when sitting for the cswa exam. Check out the blog and see how long does the cswa exam takes and what are the dos and don'ts during the exam.

8 Tips for Taking Official SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam

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Including videos, texts & quizzes to enforce your SOLIDWORKS skills.

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Why Our Courses?

  1. Experience teaching SOLIDWORKS with over 30,000 students from over 120 countries.
  2. Following the Learning-by-doing  approach which is proven the best for learning software like SOLIDWORKS.
  3. We use annotations in all our lectures for easier follow-up. 
  4. Concentrated short videos short in one or few concepts to make them easier for reference. Designed each lecture to  be a stand-alone lecture.
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What does this course cover?

Drafting Competencies

  1. Miscellaneous questions on drafting competencies
  2. Basic Part Creation and Modification
  3. Sketching
  4. Extrude Boss
  5. Extrude Cut
  6. Fillet
  7. Modification of Key Dimensions

Intermediate Part Creation and Modification

  1. Sketching
  2. Extruded Boss
  3. Extruded Cut
  4. Swept Boss
  5. Swept Cut
  6. Fillet

Circular Pattern Advanced Part Creation and Modification

  1. Sketching
  2. Sketch Offset
  3. Extrude Boss
  4. Revolved Boss
  5. Modification of Key Dimensions
  6. More Difficult Geometry Modifications
  7. Assembly Creation
  8. Placing of Base Part
  9. Mates
  10. Modification in Assembly 

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Great practice exam for CWSA. Felt like it used a lot of the commands needed for a good foundation.

Jeremy Springle

Excellent, would appreciate it very much if you could do the same with CSWP exam for CSWP course


Never tried doing the things mentioned, just common sense I guess, first one looks like broken out, second one looks like just broken, third one I just forgot because doing it a couple of weeks ago, but yea, logic...

Modestas Kondratiukas

Tayseer Almattar

Tayseer Almattar is the founder of TforDesign and co-founder of ideabee Design Consultancy. He holds a bachelor's (B.S.) degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Design (MDes) degree in international design and business management. He has many years of experience in corporate training, instructional design, and quality assurance training. He has also been an avid user of SOLIDWORKS for over 10 years and has published multiple online SOLIDWORKS training courses with about 20,000 enrolled students from over 100 countries. In addition, he authored the book 'Learn SOLIDWORKS 2020' published by Packt Publishing house.

Tayseer is interested in the use of design principles to add value to different organizations. He is also passionate about Sustainability and how can design help to build more sustainable organizations.