SOLIDWORKS FIRST Mentor Certification for FIRST Robotics Teams


The SOLIDWORKS EDU team and the SOLIDWORKS Certification team announce today the SOLIDWORKS FIRST Mentor Certification program for FIRST Robotics Teams, FRC, FTC, FLL.

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Thank your mentor now and get started!  Apply


Think back to those countless hours your team and mentor put into this year’s FIRST Robotics competition. We’re sure you came away with great memories, friendships, alliances, and lessons learned.


So how can you say thank you to your FIRST mentor for volunteering their time and knowledge?

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Any FIRST Robotics team that designed their robot using SOLIDWORKS can gift their mentor SOLIDWORKS Certification.FRC Team 971 on the Road to St Louis

Your mentor helps your team to design your robot and learn SOLIDWORKS by applying science, technology, engineering, and math the core STEM subjects required in today’s global technological world.

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SOLIDWORKS Certification will give your mentor proof of their SOLIDWORKS expertise and set them apart in their profession. Businesses encourage and reward employees for professional development. What a great way to thank your mentor!

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Here’s what you need to do:

Create a short video that shows why your mentor is awesome and how this person made a positive impact on your team, and upload to YouTube or Facebook.
Email us a link to your video along with the following information:
– Your team name
– Your school name and location
– Your mentors name
– Your mentors email address
Once we receive the information above we will gift your mentor free exam coupons to take the following:

Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam
Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) Exam
Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) Exam

SolidWorks Certification


Thank your mentor now and get started!  Apply

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We look forward to sponsoring your team again next year!  Apply for sponsorship at

As a FIRST Robotics Crown Level Supplier, SOLIDWORKS strives to do more to help FIRST teams and their mentors.  We appreciate all the members of the SOLIDWORKS community that have become FIRST Robotics Mentors.   Marie

Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard