Future-proof your resume with a certification

Experience a certification that bridges the gap between education and industry and helps you stay ahead. Autodesk’s certification experiences offer manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction professionals a way to integrate market-leading technologies with the insights to uncover—and own—what’s next in their career.

Why certify?

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    Learn your way

    We offer adaptive learning to support your continuous growth. Built to integrate leading technologies with the insights you need, our courses deepen your knowledge and broaden your skill set with lessons, practice exercises, and more.

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    Succeed in your career

    Our Learning Pathways offer curated courses designed by leading professionals and Autodesk experts to align to your career and certification goals. Whether you’re starting out or expanding your role, you’ll earn recognition for your expertise and accelerate your career.

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    Propel your organization forward

    Today’s professionals aren’t just upskilling, they’re innovating new technologies, skills, and mental models. For companies, this puts the spotlight on learning—for any role. Our future-focused learning and certification experiences help you make an impact in your organization.

Choose your certification

We offer certifications that map to your skill level and career goals: Earn recognition for your expertise, accelerate your career, and continue your lifelong learning journey.

  • Autodesk Certified Associate

    Designed for candidates with essential knowledge and skills in Autodesk software who are ready to enter the job market or improve their skills in pursuit of a new career path.

    Requirements: Approximately 150 hours of relevant Autodesk software experience

  • Autodesk Certified Professional

    Developed for candidates who have advanced skills and can solve complex challenges in workflow and design. The professional certification highlights a comprehensive skill set and helps candidates stand out in a competitive job market.

    Requirements: 400 hours to 1,200 hours of relevant Autodesk software experience

  • Autodesk Certified Expert

    Created for candidates who want to showcase their in-depth software knowledge and abilities. The expert certification signals leadership and a commitment to mastering new skills.

    Requirements: 400 hours to 1,200 hours of relevant Autodesk software experience

Architecture, engineering, and construction certifications

Architecture, engineering, and construction professionals can earn certifications to move their careers and their organizations forward by highlighting their knowledge of CAD and BIM tools.

Product design and manufacturing certifications

Product design and manufacturing professionals can earn Associate, Professional, and Expert certifications to stand out to hiring managers and showcase their skills in CAD, CAM, design-to-manufacture workflows, and generative design.

  • Be first to access our newest certification exams

    When you participate in a beta exam, you become an early adopter of industry-validated certifications and enjoy exclusive benefits.

    Explore our beta exams

Get ready to certify

  • Take a course

    Explore our course catalog and find opportunities to build new skills and apply that knowledge directly to your work.

  • Prepare for an exam

    Set yourself up for success by taking a certification prep course. Courses focus on the core skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the exam.

  • Schedule your certification exam

    Use your Autodesk Account to sign up for a certification exam. After you’ve passed, showcase your achievement by adding it to your resume and professional networking sites.

Introducing adaptive learning for continuous growth

We know that top talent loves learning. And your learning journey and goals are unique. That's why we built a new way of learning that is modular and self-paced. From in-depth software knowledge to the ability to solve for complex workflows and design, our data shows that professionals who take Autodesk learning and certification courses are more likely to stand out in their industries, lead new initiatives, and innovate on the job.

We’ll connect you to the path that’s right for you, help you track your progress, and help you discover the next steps on your learning journey. And as you achieve your goals, we’ll celebrate your accomplishments as part of a global community of Autodesk innovators.

Additional certification resources

Autodesk certification exams for educational institutions and non-English language candidates are available through our partner, Certiport.

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