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CAD for Mechanical Design Learning Pathway

Explore courses and skills that help you become an Autodesk Certified Associate in CAD for Mechanical Design. Learn at your own pace, track your progress, and determine your path forward.

Get started with a skill-builder course

Build in-demand skills with these self-paced courses in CAD for mechanical design.

  • Introduction to 3D Modeling for Manufacturing

    Iterate on your designs by learning the 2D and 3D workflows that help you solve new challenges and deliver stronger projects.

    Associate | 15 hours to complete

  • Introduction to Design for Manufacturing

    Explore essential designs for manufacturing workflows, such as part and assembly design, model validation, and CAM programming for CNC milling.

    Associate | 14 hours to complete

Prepare for the certification exam

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 Associate for CAD in Mechanical Design certification exam.

Explore the certification

Ready to become an Autodesk Certified Associate in CAD for Mechanical Design? Get complete information about this certification, find answers to common questions, and schedule your appointment.

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Learning Pathway FAQs

Find answers to common questions about Learning Pathways, courses, software requirements and more.

  • Are there software requirements to take these courses? What are the system requirements for Fusion 360 and how do I get installation support?

    We recommend that you have Fusion 360 installed on your computer to take advantage of the material presented in these courses.

    Fusion 360 system requirements and installation support are available on the Autodesk Knowledge Network.

  • What will I be able to do upon completing these courses?

    Skill-builder and certification prep courses increase your knowledge, confidence, and abilities in CAD for mechanical design. Get the skills you need to advance your career and prepare for the Autodesk Certified Associate in CAD for Mechanical Design exam. Course overview pages detail the specific skills you will learn in each course.

  • I have a question about a specific course. Where can I find the answer?

    Most questions can be resolved in our Support & Policies FAQ.

  • Can I download videos from this course to use on my own platform?

    You cannot download videos from these courses for use on your own platform. For teaching resources for students or educators, visit Autodesk Design Academy.