Professional | ~7 hr.

Inventor for Mechanical Design Professional Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Prove you're on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course reviews the core skills covered by the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam.
Outline

Overview

Advances in technology are changing the way we work and the skills demanded by industry. Professionals need to demonstrate their knowledge to be competitive and meet workforce standards. Explore the skills covered in the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam. Follow along with lessons, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

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

  • See and explore modeling workflows that you might not currently use.
  • Work through challenges that give you hands-on experience with advanced tools in Inventor.
  • Review the topics covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam.

This course was authored using Inventor 2020. You may notice course resources are accessed differently for earlier versions of Inventor. See course resources for more details. 

Course modules

~10 min.
Getting started

Getting started

~20 min.
See where you stand

See where you stand

~15 min.
Configuration and administration

Time management and productivity are essential career skills, especially when working on collaborative projects. Explore best practices for managing the location of files, libraries of standard content, and your preferences in Inventor.

~35 min.
Standard part modeling

Inventor offers many different techniques for creating and managing 3D solid models. Learn the many different approaches most commonly used by mechanical designer and engineers.

~1 hr. 45 min.
Advanced part modeling

Understand complex part modeling workflows. These workflows offer unique tools that might be new to many users but might also be some of your new favorite functions.

~10 min.
Sheet metal

Sheet metal is part modeling that always keeps the stock material in mind. Learn some of the more advanced features of sheet metal creation and detailing tools, and earn how to apply them in real-word scenarios.

~45 min.
Assembly modeling

Working with assemblies is more than connecting components. Understand and the structure of the assembly, how components are represented in the bill of materials, and managing how you work in the assembly.

~10 min.
Weldments

Weldments are a special type of assembly where separate components are fused into one. Explore each step of the process, from connecting parts to preparing them for welding and augmenting.

~40 min.
Deliverables

Technical drawings accurately capture feature components so that they can be built correctly. Inventor has excellent drawing tools for creating standard orthographic projection drawings.

~1 hr. 25 min.
Design automation techniques

Inventor can help to automate or improve building families of components, assemblies, or features. It also has great tools for working with standard components.

~1 hr. 30 min.
Course challenge

Course challenge

~45 min.
Practice test

Practice test

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