Are you looking for a way to test your skills in SolidWorks or maybe you are in the hunt for a new job and want to make yourself more marketable, then trying one of the SolidWorks Certification Exams is a good way to do that. SolidWorks has been certifying their users since the product first came to the market and has continued to add a variety of different certifications over the years. What many people do not know is that one of the advantages to keeping your license active on Subscription Service is that SolidWorks put out a codes that will allow you to take the test for free.
The best way to access the codes for the free SolidWorks certification is to go to the SolidWorks Customer Portal this can also be found by going to http://www.solidworks.com and selecting Login in the upper right hand side of the site. Once you log into the Customer Portal you can go to Certification in the Community section.
Note: If this is your first time logging into the SolidWorks Customer Portal and there are locks on many of the links you need to go to the Register My Products and enter in your SolidWorks Serial Number.
Once you select the Certification link it will take you to the SolidWorks Website and the you need to select the link for Certification Offers for Subscription Service Customers.
At the bottom of the page it will list all of the current offers and when the codes will expire. Make sure you read all of the notes at the bottom of the page.
You want to check the site on a regular basis for any new codes or offers that might be going on.
Good luck with your certifications
Josh Altergott, CATI Support Manager
Josh Altergott is Support Manager at Computer Aided Technology, a SolidWorks Value Added Reseller with locations in Kentucky, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois. He is a regular contributor to the CATI Tech Notes blog.