Concordia University


Course Code: CECD 459
If you're interested in 3D and computer-aided design, you obviously have great spatial awareness and a keen desire to get down to work. This course is a great place to start. You'll familiarize yourself with the parametric design philosophy (don't worry, it's cooler than it sounds) of SolidWorks, including sketching, part modeling, assembly and detailing, as well as geometric and dimensional constraints. You'll work hands-on with the latest equipment to develop professional skills and techniques using SolidWorks features and concepts. At the end of the course, you'll be ready to tackle new design challenges, like gaining proficiency in SolidWorks Level II, one of the world's most popular CAD/MCAD programs.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Familiarize yourself with the parametric design philosophy of SolidWorks;
• Understand the basic principles of parametric modeling, including geometric and dimensional constraints;
• Learn basic techniques for creating and modeling CAD geometry;
• Produce models and drawings required for manufacturing;
• Develop professional-level skills and techniques.

Our approach

In this course, you'll gain real-world knowledge, experience and insights through lectures from an experienced pro who'll show you the ropes. More excitingly, you'll learn through hands-on projects using the most powerful equipment and the very latest software. You can't get skills like this online.

Who benefits the most?

• Anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of parametric modeling.
• Students who want to learn AutoCAD, SolidWorks and CATIA.
• Students who want to pursue a job in modeling, 3D modeling, 3D printing, any type of engineering, architecture, drafting, manufacturing or other related fields.
• Engineering undergraduates and graduate students in Industrial and mechanical specializations.
• CEGEP students who want to prepare for undergraduate degrees and employment.
• Professional and technical staff and engineers who want to update their design techniques and skills.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.


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