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Coming soon to Autodesk Certification

Join the Autodesk Certification beta exam community

Taking an Autodesk beta exam puts you first in line to add our newest certifications to your résumé. Our beta community participants are an instrumental part of the certification research and development process.

Participants who pass the exam will be awarded the certification and digital badge to add to their resume, and receive a free voucher to take a future Autodesk certification exam of their choice.

Current beta exams

Autodesk Education is developing a new series of career-specific certification exams designed by Autodesk and industry experts. The current and upcoming beta exams will lead to new certifications that enable students and professionals to demonstrate job readiness for a career in manufacturing. Beta exams are offered at a discounted price of $35 USD – over 75% less than the cost of a published exam voucher. 

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CAM 2.5 Axis Milling for Machinists with Fusion 360 – Associate

Ideal for students or professionals with CAM experience and knowledge of CNC machining.

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CAD for Mechanical Design with Fusion 360 – Associate

Ideal for mechanical engineering students or professionals with CAD experience.

diagram of milling head in operation

CAM 2.5 Axis Milling for Machinists with Fusion 360 – Associate

Ideal for students or professionals with CAM experience and knowledge of CNC machining.

Current beta exams

Autodesk Education is developing a new series of career-specific certification exams designed by Autodesk and industry experts. The current and upcoming beta exams will lead to new certifications that enable students and professionals to demonstrate job readiness for a career in manufacturing. Beta exams are offered at a discounted price of $35 USD – over 75% less than the cost of a published exam voucher. 

Professional in Revit for Mechanical Design

Ideal for students and industry professionals who possess advanced mechanical design skills and can solve complex challenges in workflow and design using Revit.

Professional in Revit for Electrical Design

Ideal for students and industry professionals who possess advanced electrical design skills and can solve complex challenges in workflow and design using Revit.

Generative Design with Fusion 360 – Expert

Ideal for students and industry professionals who possess leading edge knowledge and skills in generative design for manufacturing using Autodesk Fusion 360.

Professional in Revit for Mechanical Design

Ideal for students and industry professionals who possess advanced mechanical design skills and can solve complex challenges in workflow and design using Revit.

Professional in Design for Manufacturing

Ideal for students or professionals who have mastered computer-aided design (CAD) for manufacturing skills using Fusion 360.

CAD for Mechanical Design with Fusion 360 – Associate

Ideal for mechanical engineering students or professionals with CAD experience.

FAQs

Learn more about our certification beta exams*

  • What is a beta exam?

    New Autodesk certification exams may undergo a beta testing process before going live to track test performance and evaluate whether further development is needed.

  • Who should apply to take a beta exam?

    Each beta exam is open to qualified candidates who are invited to participate in the beta exam, to test for its specific focus, based on their education and/or industry experience. We highly recommend that you review the exam guide and objective domains of the exam you’re interested in to verify qualified candidate guidance.

  • What languages is the beta available in?

    The beta exams are currently available only in English.

  • What is the cost of the beta exam?

    Currently beta exams are offered at a discounted price of $35 USD per participant – a savings of more than 75% off of the cost of a published exam voucher.

  • What is the process to participate in a beta exam?

    Participant screening may vary by exam. Screening is not required for the Revit Mechanical and the Revit Electrical beta exams, and individuals can skip to Step 3 in the steps listed below. Individuals participating in any other beta exam will go through all of the following steps in the listed order:

    1. Sign-up form: Complete the sign-up form to apply to participate in the beta
    2. Receive invite: If you are selected to take the beta exam you will receive an invitation to register.
    3. Register and schedule the beta exam with our exam provider (Pearson) within the specified beta testing dates.
    4. Take the beta exam and give any feedback.
    5. Receive your results after the exam is published.

  • How do I prepare for the beta exams?

    To prepare for an exam, be sure to carefully review the objective domains in the exam guide. Identifying and learning any objective domains you are not familiar with will improve your chances of passing the exam.

  • How will the beta exam be scored?

    Once the beta period is over, we comprehensively evaluate the results from the beta exams delivered. Post statistical analysis is used to evaluate the performance of each question as well as participant comments. A passing score is then determined to reflect the competencies of exam takers.

  • What happens if I pass?

    Participants who successfully take and pass the beta exam within the specified testing dates will be awarded the corresponding certification and digital badge to add to their résumé and share on social media.

  • What happens if I don’t pass?

    Participants who do not successfully pass the beta exam can benefit from feeling more prepared to take the exam again when it is published for release. However, exam questions are subject to change.

  • When will I receive my score for the beta exam

    You will receive your exam score approximately three weeks after the exam is published and available worldwide. This can take up to 17 weeks*, depending on when you take the exam in the beta period.

    * The timeframe is subject to change.

  • Do I need access to the software in order to take the exam?

    Please refer to the exam guide for more information on specific exam requirements.

*Information, requirements, costs, and beta exam dates are subject to change.