Become a 3D Parametric Solid Modeler and Detailer.
Learn the industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool, Inventor.
This flexible, comprehensive program was design to accommodate individuals of all skill levels - from beginner to advanced. Our counselors create a customized training program to fit your past experience, current needs, and future goals. Visible Edge specializes in this complex industry, with over 30 years of experience dealing with CAD and CAD softwares. Throughout this program, we'll share our vast industry knowledge with you. You will be taught industry-standard skills and tools user by top manufacturers and product development companies around the world. A vast range of electives are also included in the program to expand your skill set, strengthen your knowledge, increase your employment marketability, and give you the upper hand.
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.
Our counselors are available to help put together a customized program to meet your needs.
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, Navisworks, SketchUp, Fundamentals of Math, Algebra, and Geometry Essentials.
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. We also have various IoT & AR courses including Unity: A Beginner's Guide to Augmented Reality.
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, Section 30 and GI Bill Approved. We also offer various other financing options.