SolidProfessor Learning App


SolidProfessor Learning Resource

SolidProfessor is the go-to on-demand training resource for design and engineering software, including SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, Mastercam, Autodesk, and many more.

Largest Online Training Platform

SolidProfessor is the largest online training platform for design engineers. With more than 15,000 video tutorials covering SOLIDWORKS, PDM, GD&T, certification prep, and more, your engineering team can improve their skills to achieve higher rates of accuracy, productivity, and innovation for your business.

Plus, the on-demand, online courses give you more flexibility to train anytime, anywhere, and in a matter of minutes.

You don’t have to choose between improving your bottom line or investing in your employees. With TriMech and SolidProfessor, you’ll see higher rates of efficiency along with a more empowered workforce.

How to use SolidProfessor

SolidProfessor’s online tutorials allow you to watch on-demand videos anytime, anywhere. It’s great when you’re short on time or need to find a solution quickly. Here’s how engineers use SolidProfessor:

  • Become proficient with Engineering software. With hundreds of courses available for mainstream CAD applications, you’ll find basic to advanced tutorials for your tool of choice.
  • Customize a Training Program. Use the SolidProfessor admin dashboard to create a training program. Assign tutorials, exercises, and comprehension tests to your new hires, entry-level employees, or entire team.
  • Use It as a Handy Reference Tool. When you’re stumped, use the SolidProfessor search tool or SolidProfessor SOLIDWORKS Task Pane Add-in to pull up a short tutorial, learn the skill, and continue designing.


Service Capabilities

Boost your design process and support your team with resources to help them work faster and smarter to transform your product development into business success.

Tutorial Videos

15,000+ video tutorials for SOLIDWORKS, PDM, Autodesk, and more


SolidProfessor SOLIDWORKS Add-in Tool to solve problems on the fly

Custom Training

Create a culture of learning with customizable training programs within the platform

Skills Assessment

Measure your team’s SOLIDWORKS skills

Technical Certificates

Your team can prove they’re developing new skills by earning SolidProfessor Certificates.

Certification Exam Preparation

Prepare for SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams with SolidProfessor.


Online engineering training for teams

SolidProfessor Key Benefits

SolidProfessor SOLIDWORKS Add-in


Obtain New Skills

Whether you manage a small machine shop or a product development team at a major enterprise, SolidProfessor for Business can help you achieve your engineering design goals with their online training platform. Use online training to obtain new skills in SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, Mastercam and applications like GD&T, FEA, and 3D printing.

SolidProfessor Tutorial


Custom Learning Paths

Improve efficiency, productivity, and downstream processes in your business with custom online training programs in CAD, CAM, or BIM software and a variety of engineering methods for any skill level, job function, or industry.

SolidProfessor Skills Gap Test


Testing and Reporting

Uncover skill gaps and quantify design proficiency with SolidProfessor assessments and testing. Team members will receive personalized course recommendations straight from the SolidProfessor library that’ll help them to stay focused in key areas — come back and test anytime to gauge improvement.

SolidProfessor Features

Training doesn’t have to be an all-day event. With SolidProfessor’s 3-7-minute video tutorials for engineers and designers, you can troubleshoot, learn a skill in a matter of minutes, and get right back to your workday.

  • 15,000+ video tutorials for SOLIDWORKS, PDM, Autodesk products, and more to train anytime, anywhere
  • SolidProfessor SOLIDWORKS Add-in Tool to solve problems on the fly
  • Customizable training programs for your team
  • Admin dashboard and reporting tools to see how your team is progressing
  • A Customer Success Manager dedicated to your account

You have access to tutorials on all the major software; including SOLIDWORKS, Inventor, AutoCAD, and more. Become an expert in design processes like PDM, GD&T, and FEA.

  • Bite-sized video tutorials (3-7 minutes each) so you can learn what you need to and get right back to work
  • Downloadable exercises to practice new design techniques
  • Review tests Review tests to test your team’s knowledge after each course and earn technical certificates

SolidProfessor’s SOLIDWORKS Task Pane Add-in helps you troubleshoot without ever leaving SOLIDWORKS.

Pull up a SolidProfessor video tutorial when you can’t find what you’re looking for in the SOLIDWORKS toolbar or a component stumps you.

  • Use SolidProfessor’s search tool to look for answers, and
  • Watch a 3 to 7-minute tutorial without leaving SOLIDWORKS.

Create a culture of learning with customizable training programs within the platform. From the admin dashboard, you can assign your team courses or tutorials, exercises, and review tests. Develop training paths for anyone including individuals, working teams, new hires, and entry-level employees.

It’s a great option for organizations wanting to:

  • Invest in engineers’ professional development
  • Standardize best practices
  • Upskill new hires or entry-level employees
  • Get certified in SOLIDWORKS, Autodesk products, or Onshape

Skills gaps hinder growth opportunities and product development, which affect your company’s ability to stay competitive. Get a baseline assessment of your team’s SOLIDWORKS knowledge. Each user will receive custom course recommendations based on questions they’ve answered incorrectly.

  • Assembly Design
  • Drawings
  • Features & Part Design
  • Sketching

With SolidProfessor’s admin dashboard and reporting tools you can assign courses, get new hires up to speed, and see how your team is progressing.

While you may have many SOLIDWORKS masters at your organization, you can speak the same language when everyone is certified. Prepare for the following exams with guided tutorials, sample exercises, and practice tests:

  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)
  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)
  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE)
  • AutoCAD User Certification
  • Inventor User Certification
  • Fusion 360 User Certification
  • Revit User Certification
  • Certified Onshape Associate

Your team can prove they’re developing new skills by earning SolidProfessor Technical Certificates. Here’s how:

  • Complete one of the 400+ online courses.
  • Score an 80% or higher on a course review test.
  • Share your technical certificate on your LinkedIn profile and resume.

SolidProfessor has over 15K online lessons covering CAD, CAM, Simulation and Engineering theory with topics such as GD&T and Finite Element Analysis. SolidProfessor puts an expansive library of learning resources at your engineering teams’ fingertips.

Unique to the TriMech Elite SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service is access to a SolidProfessor “site license” which includes logins for up to 3x the number of Elite SOLIDWORKS Subscription users you have. This is a great option for teams in a multi-CAD environment, or an engineering team larger than your SOLIDWORKS user base, all of whom would benefit from access to on-demand training.

SolidProfessor Tutorial


Free Training Budget Guide

Only 20% of organizations evaluate the effectiveness of their spending on learning initiatives. Get a free, jump start guide to help you:

  • Calculate your training budget
  • Tailor your budget to your team’s needs and resources
  • Compare costs between traditional and online learning
SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service


SolidProfessor is now included with Subscription Service

New for TriMech SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service clients is the addition of SolidProfessor as part of the standard subscription package. Learn more about subscription service with TriMech including:

  • Live Technical Support
  • Ask an Expert Sessions
  • Visualize and CAM software add-ins

SolidProfessor Testimonial

We implemented SolidProfessor because it was apparent that employee productivity and concept retention would increase with an on-demand training resource.

Aaron Godwin

Principle CAD Designer at GENTEX

SolidProfessor Testimonial

It’s one of those things you don’t realize what you’re missing until you have it, and once you have it, you don’t know how you got by without it. I couldn’t imagine going back to the old way of training that we used to do.

Justin Steele

Engineering Manager, Knapheide

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Interested in SolidProfessor?

Call 888.874.6324 or contact us to learn more about online training