What is SolidProfessor?

By Brent Rodgers on

A browser-based learning platform intended to complement live, instructor-led training, SolidProfessor provides a diverse range of video based educational resources, to a vast assortment of popular engineering design software. Considering SOLIDWORKS alone, SolidProfessor includes over 700 hours of training content across 16 different software releases, in addition to hundreds of Model Mania Challenges, Workshops and Case Studies.

SolidProfessor library of SOLIDWORKS Tutorials
SolidProfessor library of SOLIDWORKS Tutorials

Going beyond the main focus of design software, SolidProfessor also offers fundamental learning materials for engineering topics such as Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, Finite Element Analysis, Design for Manufacturing and more!

Do it your way

SolidProfessor courses
Through various delivery methods available, members have the ability to select materials that are best suited to their own learning style. If your preference is to observe and absorb, then sit back and take notes while watching pre-recorded “Live sessions”. Alternatively, follow along at your own pace, with well refined walkthroughs that are accompanied by hands-on exercise files. A micro-learning format aimed at covering specific features or functions, allows for focused, efficient, and effective transfer of knowledge and skills.

SolidProfessor offers curated learning

curated learning in solidprofessor

Choose from preconceived lesson plans covering particular topics or tailor your own lesson plan, by selecting different lessons from various courses to align with your overall learning objectives.

Heading a team? – This can be especially useful for team leaders or department managers, as it provides the ability to create a learning path for all or individual members of a team. Both, pre-created and user created lesson plans, can be assigned to team members with tracked progress. This is a great measure to ensure that everyone on the team is maintaining or achieving the same level of expertise.

Where to begin

Identifying potential skill gaps is often the best starting point when determining the focus of learning efforts. Leveraging the skills analyzer tool provided by SolidProfessor, this couldn’t be easier. As an individual or assigned to a team, evaluate user proficiencies. Based on the results, SolidProfessor will provide personalized course recommendations.

SolidProfessor Skills Analyzer