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Learning. Training. Certification.

Autodesk makes software for people who make things.

Authorized Academic Partners

Authorized Academic Partners are part of the Autodesk Learning Partner community. Learning Partners prepare people who want to make things.

If you are an educator, we count on you to make design and engineering accessible to students and facilitate their ability for success in these fields. Academic Partners can help you inspire and empower the next generation.

If you are a student, Academic Partners will bridge the gap between you and the professional industries in your future. They offer collaboration opportunities, focused conversation, support for certification exam requirements, and a commitment to connect with you—the student learner—in your classroom. Learn new skills, build important relationships, and gain practical experience.

Authorized Academic Partners provide training services and certification exam preparation for educators and students on–campus at educational institutions, or off-campus at their training location. They maintain a professional staff of Autodesk Certified Instructors who provide a variety of learning services:

  • Autodesk Software Product training
  • Certification exam preparation & exam delivery
  • Contests to support skill mastery with a design and make mindset
  • Course or curriculum development
  • Enable integration of new technology into your curriculum
  • Ensure design and engineering is accessible to everyone—students and professionals alike
  • Faculty or student instructional skills Development
  • Job-readiness technical skill development
  • Leverage on-campus events, planned with educators
  • Promote Future of Making and Making in the Classroom
  • Promote technical literacies in STEAM fields
  • Serve as an Adjunct Faculty instructor
  • Software implementation
  • STEAM camp and course development

Become an Autodesk Student Expert– Build your portfolio and network with Autodesk and industry professionals.

Explore the Education Community– Free Autodesk products for students, educators, and institutions globally.

Autodesk Certified Instructor

Autodesk Certified Instructors are credentialed professionals who are affiliated with our Learning Partners and recognized for their product mastery and instructional skills. Learning Partners are required to provide Certified Instructors for the delivery of training services to their customers. Autodesk Certified Instructors have demonstrated instructional and delivery skills, as well as the requisite knowledge of specific Autodesk applications required for course delivery in an instructional setting. ACI badges are issued and validated by reputable organizations; customers can trust Certified Badge information is accurate and up-to-date.

Verify an Autodesk Certified Instructor’s credential before participating in their training course offering.

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How Autodesk Academic Partners can help you

Product support

Authorized Academic Partners use their knowledge of education and learning to help you select the right software tools for your needs, including hands-on support, which enables integration of the technology into your curriculum.

Project-focused training

Authorized Academic Partners provide sample projects and coursework to help you validate your skills, boost career opportunities, and build your experience through a project-focused learning experience.

Professional development

Partners can help students and educators assess and validate their skills through industry-recognized certifications. We can help you build a pool of on-campus educator and student experts in design.

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Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms of use or other applicable terms that accompany such software or cloud-based services. Software and cloud-based services subject to an Educational license may be used solely for Educational Purposes and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes.

Students and educators are eligible for an individual educational license if they are enrolled or employed at a Qualified Educational Institution which has been accredited by an authorized governmental agency and has the primary purpose of teaching its enrolled students. Learn more.

Qualified Educational Institutions may access free educational licenses for the purposes of learning, teaching, training, research and development that are part of the instructional functions performed by the educational institution. Learn more.