Professional | ~16 hr.

Design for Manufacturing Professional Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Prepare for the Autodesk Certified Professional in Design for Manufacturing exam.


Get the design and engineering skills to design products for various manufacturing methods. We’ll learn and apply these skills to boost your confidence and technical expertise in preparation for the Autodesk Certified Professional exam. You’ll also have the opportunity to test your knowledge by taking a practice test. It's all about practice and preparation.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Create manufacturing specific design features.
  • Create sheet metal designs.
  • Create rendered images.
  • Create exploded view animations.
  • Create a detailed drawing.
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Course modules

~10 min.
Getting started
Course Module

Getting started

~20 min.
See where you stand
Course Module

See where you stand

~2 hr.
Manufacturing design rules
Course Module

Identify specific design rules for additive, subtractive, molding, casting, and sheet metal manufactruinng.

~2 hr. 35 min.
3D component modeling
Course Module

Create complex sketch entities and apply solid and surface tools to create geometry.

~2 hr. 5 min.
3D assembly modeling and management
Course Module

Learn about assembly creation and management in Fusion 360.

~1 hr. 40 min.
Create exploded view animations
Course Module

Create animations to automatically and manually transform components in 3D for use in exploded view detailed drawings.

~1 hr. 55 min.
Technical detailed drawing creation
Course Module

Create technical drawings from assemblies, animations, and flattened sheet metal components in Fusion 360.

~1 hr. 55 min.
Rendered image creation
Course Module

Learn how to create rendered images and turn table animations in Fusion 360.

~1 hr. 30 min.
Course challenge exercise
Course Module

Course challenge

~45 min.
Practice test
Course Module

Ready to test your knowledge?

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Learning pathways:

Design for Manufacturing Learning PathwaySimulation for Static Stress AnalysisCAM for 3 Axis MillingGenerative Design for Manufacturing Learning Pathway

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