Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
The SolidWorks certificate prepares students for the SolidWorks CSWA or CSWP-Weldments exams. SolidWorks is the standard in 3D design and mechanical engineering software. It’s used at thousands of companies around the world. It’s used by engineers, designers and CAD technicians to create 3D models and 2D drawings. Models and drawings can range from individual parts to assemblies with thousands of parts. If you want to learn how to use SolidWorks in your career, take the SolidWorks certificate at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- Design products for manufacture using 2D and 3D standards
- Apply orthographic CAD design procedures to working drawings
- Perform advanced CAD functions combined with advanced industrial/mechanical functions
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The solidworks degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Autocad technician
- CAD draftsman
- CAD designer
- CAD operator
- Computer drafter