GoEngineer Provides Online SOLIDWORKS Course for FIRST Robotics Students

Our Value Added Reseller, GoEngineer is expanding their outreach to FIRST teams in a variety of ways.  GoEngineer employees are judges, mentors and advisors to FIRST teams and STEM Education advocates.

This year, GoEngineer is expanding their online education offering to FIRST students with their online  SOLIDWORKS Fundamentals for FIRST Robotics Course.

From understanding design intent up to manufacturing drawings and multi-part assemblies, students can learn how to create effective designs using SOLIDWORKS CAD.

Similar to GoEngineer’s course to thousands of our commercial clients, students will learn:

  • SOLIDWORKS Basics and the User Interface
  • Introduction to Sketching
  • Basic Part Modeling
  • Patterning
  • Revolved Features
  • Using Drawings
  • Bottom-Up Assembly Modeling
  • Using Assemblies

Got questions?  The course also provides “Office Hours” every Friday 12pm-1pm EST.

You can get to know your talented instructor, Brian Childree from GoEngineer.  Brian has been teaching SOLIDWORKS to new and experience users for over 7 years.  With a wide range of Engineering and design experience from medical devices, to aerospace, oil and gas, and consumer products, Brian is able to put the tools and features of SOLIDWORKS into context for how Designers and Engineers will actually use it.

  • Director of Customer Experience
  • Certified SOLIDWORSK Expert
  • Elite AE (Awarded by SOLIDWORKS in 2016) – our highest award
  • BSME University of Utah

GoEngineer and SOLIDWORKS are pleased to sponsor your FIRST team and support them with SOLIDWORKS software.  To apply for SOLIDWORKS Student Sponsorship click our online application.


The cost to enroll in the GoEngineer SOLIDWORKS Fundamentals Course for FIRST Robotics is $49.

Click here to enroll in course and start preparing for your future.  It’s more than just a robot.


Thank you Annette Norris and the GoEngineer team for sharing with the SOLIDWORKS and FIRST community.


Design well, 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