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Advanced Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Recognize tools covered by the Autodesk Certified Professional exam.

  • Apply standard and advanced modeling tools of Inventor.

  • Create and manage assemblies.

  • Apply advanced sheet metal creation and detailing tools.

Skills you will gain

Mechanical DesignAutodeskEngineeringComputer-Aided Design (CAD)Inventor

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Advanced Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Core Functionality of Autodesk Inventor

6 hours to complete
22 videos (Total 97 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
22 videos
Tips for the exam6m
Week 1 overview1m
Configure project files2m
Configure document settings2m
Improve application options2m
Create and modify styles in documents2m
Describe the characteristics of models that fulfill design intent7m
Demonstrate the effective use of feature patterns on parts in assemblies2m
Identify advanced uses of work features5m
Identify scenarios in which to use Direct Edit5m
Create and modify complex sketches4m
Analyze the implications of adaptive parts5m
Create 3D sketches8m
Apply 3D features5m
Create and use multibody parts8m
Create and edit surfaces6m
Develop free-form models8m
Apply topology optimization principles3m
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 solution1m
9 readings
Get the software10m
Core functionality of Autodesk Inventor resources2m
See where you stand1m
About the discussion forum5m
Online learning communities and social media2m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 1 challenge assignment30m
3 practice exercises
Pre-course questions10m
Pre-assessment1h 30m
Week 1 quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

9 hours to complete

Specialized tools, assemblies, and documentation.

9 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 94 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
18 videos
Use the Sheet Metal environment to create features6m
Modify the Bill of Materials in the BOM Editor2m
Import, link, and export files or point clouds6m
Describe and use Shrinkwrap4m
Optimize component relationships in an assembly9m
Create and manage representations5m
Restructure components and views in the browser3m
Understand the key workflows for large assembly management9m
Create models and deliverables in the Weldment environment7m
Use breakout and overlay views, and GD&T to create 2D documentation4m
Generate files and views for collaboration and digital fabrication5m
Simplify workflow by using iParts, iFeatures, iMates, and iAssemblies10m
Use Frame Generator to create and edit frames8m
Describe the benefits of using Design Accelerators to create bolted connections5m
Practice exercise 1 solution58s
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 solution2m
6 readings
Specialized tools, assemblies, and documentation resources2m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 2 challenge assignment1h 30m
Course final assessment1m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 quiz20m
Final assessment1h 30m

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • This course is designed for those interested in preparing for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design exam. Students and professionals are invited to take this certification exam prep course, though it may be best suited for professionals who have a combination of approximately 400-1200 hours of training and hands-on experience with Inventor for mechanical design. A successful candidate for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design certification typically comes from having worked with the software on a regular basis for at least 2 years, equivalent to approximately 400 hours (minimum) - 1200 hours (recommended), of real-world Autodesk software experience.

  • A successful candidate for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design certification typically comes from having worked with the software on a regular basis for at least 2 years, equivalent to approximately 400 hours (minimum) - 1200 hours (recommended), of real-world Autodesk software experience. It is expected that all candidates will already understand how to: • Navigate the user interface • Identify areas of the browser • Transition through various environments • Know the available file types • Display a part or assembly • Create basic sketches • Extrude, hole, and revolve features • Identify various planes and axes • Understand dimensions, parameters, and constraints • Create and modify basic placed features • Fully constrain assembly parts • Draw and modify objects • Create primitives • Create patterns • Mirror features • Use the Sweep and Loft tools • Identify the minimum distance between parts and component

  • After completing this course, learners will be prepared to take the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design exam. In particular, learners will be able to: • Apply standard and advanced modeling tools of Inventor. • Create and manage assemblies. • Apply advanced sheet metal creation and detailing tools. • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design exam.

  • This course includes an estimated 14 hours of learning content, including video tutorials, practice exercises, peer review activities, and extensive practice tests that help prepare you for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design exam. The course is delivered over a recommended period of two weeks, but learners can work at their own pace.

  • This course does not qualify for college or university credit.

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