SOLIDWORKS Online Training

Hawk Ridge Systems offers a variety of online training curriculum. From introductory courses to advanced SOLIDWORKS topics, Hawk Ridge Systems provides online training for users who prefer the online experience, or like the convenience of taking a class from an office or home environment.
SOLIDWORKS Online Training
SOLIDWORKS Essentials - Online
SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of parts and assemblies.
SOLIDWORKS Inspection - Online
Learn the fundamental skills and concepts to use SOLIDWORKS INSPECTION software for first article inspections. Reduce the hours spent on QA tasks to minutes and streamline your organization. Imagine having the time to run a first article inspection on every part manufactured. Using OCS (Ocular Character Recognition) use PDF's or TIFF images in addition to drawings to create templates for use with your designs. This course builds your knowledge and will allow your to see an immediate return on your investment because of its simplicity.
SOLIDWORKS Assembly Modeling - Online Class
This course is a comprehensive treatment of Assembly Modeling functionality that is not taught in SOLIDWORKS Essentials. Learn best practices approaches and how to maximize assemblies to efficiently and effectively communicate virtual prototypes to your audience.
SOLIDWORKS Routing: Electrical - Online training
This course teaches how to use the Routing component included in SOLIDWORKS Premium to create electrical wires, cables, and wire harnesses. Creating libraries of connectors, wires, and clips is covered. Also how to create peg-board layouts and detailed drawings of harnesses complete with wire cut lengths and a schedule of all connectors, and pin connections is demonstrated.
SOLIDWORKS Mold Design Essentials - Online
This course teaches several mold making techniques, using automatic and manual processes to develop cavity and core components. Using analysis tools to develop optimal parting lines, while checking for draft and undercuts in your geometry. How to import and repair information coming from other 3D platforms.
SOLIDWORKS Routing: Piping and Tubing - Online training
This course teaches how to use the Routing component included in SOLIDWORKS Premium to create pipes, as well as rigid and flexible tubing. Learn how to use libraries of flanges, tees, valves and reducers to flesh out a fluid route. Also covered is making detailed drawings with a list of components needed to run a route.
The goal of this course is to teach you how to create 3D PDF and eDrawings files using SOLIDWORKS MBD or Model Based Definition software.
SOLIDWORKS Composer - Online training
Learn the fundamental skills and concepts to use SOLIDWORKS Composer software to create 2D and 3D output from CAD design data. Discover how to create views such as vector line art and raster images. Explore creating animations that could be used for service/assembly procedures, marketing, training etc.
SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal - Online
This course covers how to build sheet metal parts using SOLIDWORKS software. Topics include building standalone sheet metal parts, converting parts to sheet metal, and modeling sheet metal parts in the context of an assembly.
SOLIDWORKS Weldments training
This course covers how to quickly create welded structures out of extruded members and plate components. Automatically generating cut lists and creating plan views of items. Weld beads, gussets and end caps are also covered.
SOLIDWORKS Drawings
SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of parts and assemblies.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Online training
An introductory course on the linear static stress finite element analysis. The covered material includes the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies, gap/contact analysis, best practices and others.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional - Online training
An extension to the linear static finite element analysis focusing on frequency, buckling, heat transfer and thermal stress analyses, drop test, optimization, fatigue and pressure vessel analysis.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation - Online training
This class is designed to give a comprehensive hands-on overview of the core concepts of doing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation. This online class is designed for new users of the Flow Simulation tool, and explores the key elements of performing fluid flow analysis, including model preparation, mesh optimization, heat transfer and result post processing.
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Part Validation - Online
This course is designed to teach the core skills required to use SOLIDWORKS Plastics in a part design environment. You will learn the essential steps of performing a filling analysis: meshing, setting processing parameters, and reviewing results for manufacturability or potential defects. Topics covered include predicting and addressing air traps, short shots, sink marks, and shrinkage/warpage in order to optimize part design and material selection.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium Dynamics - Online training
This course is designed to extend the user’s knowledge of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation tool to include the use of dynamic analysis tools - for time dependent, frequency dependent, and random vibration dynamic situations. The SOLIDWORKS Simulation user will learn techniques, tips and strategies relative to dynamic analysis.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium Non Linear - Online
This course is designed to teach the SOLIDWORKS Simulation tool to include the use of nonlinear material types, and nonlinear material models. The user will be exposed to a number of typical analysis situations, and learn advanced techniques specific to nonlinear analysis.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Electronics Cooling - Online training
This course addresses the capabilities of Flow Simulation that are specific to the analysis of electronic and electric cooling systems. The 3-hour class covers capabilities that are available in every license of SolidWorks Flow Simulation, but a further 30 minutes of bonus content on capabilities available with the SolidWorks Flow Simulation Electronics Cooling (EC) Add-on module is included at the end of the session.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Industrial Flow - Online training
This course addresses the capabilities of Flow Simulation that are specific to the analysis of industrial systems like heat exchangers, piping systems, valves, and many others. Conditions and analysis types specific to this type of analysis, like cavitation, porous materials and particle tracking are also covered.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Rotating Machinery - Online training
This course addresses the capabilities of Flow Simulation that are specific to the analysis of rotating machinery, like pumps, impellers, turbines and rotors. You'll learn about best practices for setting up these types of models, and unique strategies and considerations specific to this type of analysis.
SOLIDWORKS Update Training - Online
This course covers new enhancements and feature content from one SOLIDWORKS major release relevant to you or your team.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Admin - Online training
Training material will be provided and attendees will participate in training exercises using a PDM Professional vault. The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful administration of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The intended audience is anyone who will setup and/or administer SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. Includes access to OnDemand SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Admin Training Refresher course for up to 1 year after purchase date.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Admin - Online training
Training material will be provided and attendees will participate in training exercises using a PDM Standard vault. The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful administration of SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard. The intended audience is anyone who will setup and/or administer SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard.
SOLIDWORKS File Management - Online
SOLIDWORKS File Management includes explanations of the SOLIDWORKS file structure, file references, file associativity, and how to work in a multi-user environment. File Management is extremely valuable for any SOLIDWORKS user not using a PDM solution but is recommended before taking any SOLIDWORKS PDM Course.
SOLIDWORKS PDM User - Online training
The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or Professional. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will manage files with SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or Professional.
CAMWorks 4 & 5 Axis Milling - Online training
This class teaches how to use CAMWorks for programming multi-axis CNC machines. Learn how to make toolpaths for complex shapes that cannot be machined using a 3 axis machine. This is for more complex processes such as undercut machining and complex rotary and tilting applications.
CAM Turning - Online
This class teaches the essential skills for using SOLIDWORKS and CAMWorks software. Learn the basic interface and how to generate tool-paths, change tools and post CNC g-code. This will cover all of the basic turning functions to program a CNC lathe.
CAMWorks Multi-Tasking Mill-Turn - Online training
This class teaches how to use CAMWorks to program multi-tasking machining centers. Learn CAMWorks 2 and 4 Axis multi-tasking software for programming CNC Mill-Turn machines. CAMWorks Mill-Turn multifunction machining includes milling and turning capabilities within the same machine.
CAMWorks CNC Milling 101 - Online training
The goal of the class is to give all the tools between SOLIDWORKS/CAMWorks and Machining 101 to successfully cut a part. We plan to reference CAMWorks a great deal during this class, but this is not intended to replace any CAMWorks specific training. CAMWorks examples are in regard to everything above to help explain things.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic - Online training
This class will teach you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D - Online training
This course teaches you how SOLIDWORKS Electrical converts a 2D schematic into a 3D SOLIDWORKS Assembly. We cover basics of how SOLIDWORKS can create an assembly model of a project, complete with components and ducts. Then learn the basics of propagating schematic changes and routing the wires to complete your electrical design.
SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling - Online
This course focuses on consumer product design. Surface modeling techniques, hybrid surface/solid modeling methods, and the interoperability between surfaces and solids are covered. The Advanced Part Modeling course is a prerequisite.
DriveWorks Professional - Online
Are your designs the same but different? DriveWorks Pro is a design automation and online sales configurator solution built to help meet the increasing demand for custom and personalized products.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Advanced - Online
This class will teach you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical at an Advanced level to optimize your knowledge of the tool and your abilities to manipulate SQL to maximize SOLIDWORKS Electrical's effectiveness in your organization.
This course teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS PCB to design PCB schematics and layout printed circuit boards. We will cover managing and creating libraries, new project creation, the software interface and aspects of schematic capture and circuit board layout. This class will enable you to complete all the key steps involved in a PCB design project.