SOLIDWORKS Drawing Specialist Training - CSWPA-DT

Giving you all the knowledge and skills needed to become a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional in Advanced Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT)

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Course Summary

This is a streamlined course to take you from knowing nothing about SOLIDWORKS to giving you all the knowledge and skills needed to become a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional in Advanced Drawing Tools (CSWPA-DT). The course will enable you to, with confidence, us SOLIDWORKS Drawing tools to communicate complex models and bill of materials to your clients or manufacturers. After completing this course, you can proudly list your Advanced SOLIDWORKS Drawing Tools skills in your resume. We are following a learn-by-doing approach for you to truly master all the skills needed for the certification test.


  1. Basic knowledge using SOLIDWORKS to the Associate level.
  2. Access to SOLIDWORKS 2016 or newer.

Questions Frequently Asked

What is the CSWPA-DT Certification?

CSWPA-DT stands for Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced - Drawing Tools. It is an advanced SOLIDWORKS Certificate that proves you are familiar with SOLIDWORKS's Drawing Environment. The Advanced Drawing Tools certificate is one of five advanced certifications offered by SOLIDWORKS.

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Why should I become a CSWPA-DT?

Engineering drawings are the standard communication language between engineers and manufacturers. It also represents a contact between the two sides. This makes the ability to produce clear, communicative drawings essential to any business involved in making things. Being a certified user proves to your potential employers and clients the value you can provide using drawing tools. It guarantees your familiarity with creating complex projections and views for objects, generating bills of material integrating equations and part configurations groupings, and much more.

Is it difficult to pass CSWPA - Drawing Tool exam?

This depends from one person to another. If you are already familiar with interpreting engineering drawings and generating them using SOLIDWORKS, then passing the exam might not be very difficult. If not, you would need to invest more time and energy to pass the exam.

How to prepare for CSWPA-DT exam and become a certified SOLIDWORKS User?

The CSWPA-DT certificated is an advanced specialization certificate. It requires a deep and well-rounded understanding of the SOLIDWORKS Drawing tools and environment. Thus, following structured learning to cover all the tools in detail can save lots of time and guarantee better outcomes. You will also need to get some practice using the tools to increase your overall working speed.

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Comprehensive Materials

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

Live Office Hour and Direct Support

3 live-office hours every week to answer any questions you have in any of our courses.


Access to course community that is open for students enrolled in the course.

Money Back

30 days money back-guarantee if you are not satisfied with the course

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?  

  1. How to Start a drawing file. 
  2. How to create standard Orthographic and Isometric Drawing Views. 
  3. How to generate a Relative to Model drawing view. 
  4. How to generate an Auxiliary view and what does it represent. 
  5. How to utilize Model Items functions for both parts and assemblies. 
  6. How to generate an Auxiliary view and what does it represent. 
  7. How to utilize Model Items functions for both parts and assemblies. 
  8. What are Section Views and how to generate them. 
  9. What are Broken-out Section Views and how to generate them. 
  10. What are Break Views and how to generate them. 
  11. What are Detail Views and how to generate them. 
  12. What are Alternate Position Views and how to generate them. 
  13. What are Bill of Materials (BOM). 
  14. How to create a Standard Bill of Materials. 
  15. How to add custom properties and equations to Bill of Materials. 
  16. What is a View Focus and how does it effect us. 
  17. How to show and hide components in a drawing. 
  18. How to link notes to show specific information. 
  19. How to find measurements like area and distances from a drawing. 

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Certificate of Completion

Once you complete all the course materials, you will get downloadable certificate of Achievement. More importantly, you will be able to highlight your SOLIDWORKS skills in your resume.  


Very good beginner course for anyone who doesn't know anything about Solid works.Teaches each item detail by detail.No 3D design to be done here, but the very important basics which are very essential, if one is opting for Solid works as a profession . Overall a very good course..based on this experience , have opted for his other courses also.

Amarnath S

Clear, concise, understandable, small pieces at a time, better than my university courses. You will not be sorry even at full price.

Thomas Gooch

This is a good course. I get what i want and very enjoy it. Thank you,Tayseer! I look forwar to your new course. For example,Simulation, Mold Making,SheetMetal,Surfacing,Weldments and so on.


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.

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