CATIA V5 Fundamentals

Learn how to build parts, assemblies, and production drawings

CATIA V5 Fundamentals Overview

This CATIA V5 Foundation training course introduces the trainee to the fundamental concepts behind CATIA V5 (3DEXPERIENCE CATIA Mechanical and Shape Engineer) Part Design, Assembly Design and Drafting.

Suitable for the new user, self-taught engineers and users coming from other 3D CAD packages such as SOLIDWORKS

NOTE: Participants will require access to their own CATIA V5 license

Course Duration

Online 5 Days (7 hours/day)

Skill Level

Basic/Intermediate Level

Course Type

Practical Hand-on Training

CATIA V5 Fundamentals Course Requirements & Benefits

Understand the course requirements and the skills you will acquire after completing the CATIA V5 course


Basic understanding of CAD

Access to a CATIA License

Available for 5 days training

Features Targeted

Creating Basic Features

Working with Assembly Design

Creating Dress-up Features

Acquired Skills

Create Parts & Assemblies

Designing in Context

Create Drawings

CATIA V5 Fundamentals Lessons

The following lessons are included in the course

Getting started with CATIA V5

As the World’s Leading Solution for product design and development, CATIA presents the unique ability to not only model any product but to do so in the context of its real-life behaviour.

Systems architects, engineers, designers, construction professionals, and all contributors can define, imagine and shape the connected world.

Used across a variety of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, plant design and consumer goods, CATIA can be used to support all phases of the product development process, shortening development cycles to help you create products and bring them to market faster.

The training course provides best practices that enables you to become comfortable with using CATIA V5 in the shortest amount of time.

The training course includes:

    • Understand the Sketcher workbench and tools/commands
    • Learn to create fundamental solid features – Pad, Pocket, Hole, Shaft, Groove, Shell
    • Apply Dress-Up features – Fillet, Chamfers, Drafts and Stiffeners
    • Understand the need for Reference Geometry and Axis Systems
    • Introduction to Reusing Data – Feature Patterns, Power Copies
    • Apply materials and measure components
    • Create parameters and understand the formula editor
    • Understand the basics of assemblies – Building product structure, move and constrain parts
    • Introduction to designing in context
    • Understand the basics of drafting – creating views, dimensioning and annotating

Training Methods

Choose the training method right for you


Group/Public Training

Receive training as a group (limited amount per class) from certified instructors using vendor approved training content and methodologies.

Training is delivered either live online or in a traditional classroom environment.

  • Cost effective training method.
  • More effective than video based training, with videos learners are often not as focused on the training and skip exercises.
  • Learn more through group questions and feedback.
3DEXPERIENCE Onsite Training

Private Training

This style of flexible training is perfect for teams or individuals who are faced with a specific challenge and require personalized courses with on-the-job coaching.

Training is available live online, in-person classroom or onsite at your location.

  • Use our state-of-the-art mobile classroom at your facility.
  • Bring your team up to a consistent level of knowledge by having them take the same training at the same time.
  • Benefit from flexible scheduling options.

Upcoming Training Courses

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