Become a 3D Parametric Solid Modeler and Detailer.

Learn the industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool, Inventor.

Become a Confident User

Create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of electro/mechanical parts, mechanisms, and assemblies - all while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices. 

Sharing Our Industry Knowledge

Visible Edge specializes in this complex industry, with over 30 years of experience working with CAD, CAD implementations, CAD upgrades, and more.

Explore A Wide Range of Electives

Master all areas of the industry with various electives, including Windows Operating System (OS), CompTIA prep, Windows Server, Microsoft Office, and IoT courses.

Expand your Marketability

Choose additional CAD electives including from SolidWorks, Creo, and/or Revit.

This program prepares you to be a proficient 3D Parametric Solid Modeler & Detailer using an industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design (MCAD) tool called Inventor. You will learn to create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of electro/mechanical parts, mechanisms and assemblies while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices. You will be taught industry-standard skills and tools used by major discreet manufacturers and product development companies.

Core Inventor courseware includes: Inventor New User Essentials, Sheet Metal Design, Weldments, Plastic Part Design, Tube and Pipe Design, Cable and Harness Design, Frame Generator, Simulation FEA, Simulation Kinematic, iLogic, and Inventor Essentials for Certification.

A wide range of in-demand and unique electives are also included in this program that will increase your employment marketability over other traditionally trained candidates. Elective CAD topics include Revit Essential to Advanced training (please see “Revit Architectural Design Applications Specialist Program for details), SolidWorks Essential to Advanced training (please see “SolidWorks Mechanical Design Applications Specialist Program” for details), Creo Essentials to Advanced training (please see “Creo Mechanical Design Applications Specialist Program” for more details), Navisworks, SketchUp, and multiple Certification Prep courses.

Other elective Topics include Mastercam Lathe, Mastercam, Engineering Drawing & Graphics, GD&T Beginner & Advanced, AutoCAD 2D & 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, Mathematica Programming, MATLAB, Keyshot, ZBrush, Blender, Adobe Creative Cloud, Fundamentals of Math, Algebra, and Geometry Essentials. We also have various IoT & AR courses.

Many CAD “Guru’s” end up becoming CAD System Administrators, so for those individuals, we've put together a group of electives that will give you the tools to meet that challenge.

Topics include Windows Operating System (OS) Fundamentals, CompTIA A+ Certification Prep which covers basic to advanced computer hardware and configuration concepts, Advanced Windows Performance Troubleshooting, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Security Awareness Training for Employees, Microsoft Excel for Project Management, and Microsoft Visio - an awesome diagramming and documentation tool. Additional beginner to advanced Microsoft Office related topics include Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Outlook, Word, Excel, Visual Basic Applications (VBA) Programming, SharePoint, Access, PowerPoint & Project.

Our counselors are available to help put together a customized program to meet your needs.

As an added benefit, if you are currently unemployed, you may qualify to have the entire program paid for, 100%, without any out-of-pocket costs to you. We are WIOA, Trade Act and Section 30 Approved.  We also offer various other financing options.

Upon successful completion of the program, you'll obtain industry-recognized certifications including, but not limited to:

Autodesk Certified User (ACU) for Inventor

Autodesk Certified User (ACU) for 3ds Max

Autodesk Certified Professional - AutoCAD

Autodesk Certified Professional - AutoCAD Drafting & Design

Autodesk Certified Professional - AutoCAD Civil 3D for Infrastructure Design

and more.