Professional development and certification for lifelong learning

Whether you’re building foundational skills, earning industry recognized certifications, or opening the door to new career opportunities, Autodesk is here to help you make a positive impact on your future.  
 

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Why lifelong learning?

Hear from customers and read a report on bridging the skills gap in the age of automation.

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Build foundational skills

Develop skills to set you on a growth path for the jobs of the future.

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Get prepped, then get certified

Advance your career goals through self-paced learning and certification for Autodesk products.

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Monitor Institute by Deloitte on bridging the skills gap

Staying ahead of changing job trends is important now more than ever. The advancement of technology has driven employers to demand new skills, while leaving workers to keep pace. This phenomenon known as the "skills gap" is a challenge for everyone—whether you're updating your own skills or are an employer providing opportunities for growth to your employees, Autodesk is here to help.

Build foundational skills

Build up your skillset with this selection of self-paced courses and resources, great for those who want to learn new skills or brush up on familiar topics.
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Hitchhiker’s Guide to AutoCAD

If you're new to AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT, this guide introduces you to the essential commands that you need to create 2D drawings.

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Revit Quick Start Guide

The Revit Quick Start Guide helps improve your skills, whether you're a first-time user or already understand the fundamentals.

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Learn the essential skills for Inventor

Get essential skills for Inventor through these video tutorials and Inventor Help resources.

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Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials

Get started with these tutorial sets contain exercises designed to explore the various features of Autodesk Civil 3D.

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Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining

This course introduces you to foundational knowledge in computer-aided design (CAD), manufacture, and the practical use of CNC machines.

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Intro to Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing

Design for manufacturing is the process of designing parts, components, or products with an understanding of design requirements for a specific manufacturing method.

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Generative Design for Additive Manufacturing

This course introduces you to one of the more common applications of generative design: Additive Manufacturing or 3D printing as it’s also known.

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Fusion 360: Introduction to CAD/CAM

Introduction to CAD/CAM walks you through practical skills needed for precision machining while preparing you to complete the NIMS Level 1 CAM Standard credential.

Get prepped, then get certified

Keep pace with today's job market by earning industry recognized certifications. Take our free cert prep courses and then head to Pearson VUE to take your certification exam online.
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AutoCAD for Design and Drafting Cert Prep Course

Follow the typical workflow and features of the AutoCAD software, including sections on drawing and organizing objects, drawing with accuracy, advanced editing functions, layouts, printing, and outputs, annotation techniques, and reusable content and drawing management. 

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Revit for Structural Design Cert Prep Course

An overview of skills that match what is covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design exam. The lessons are structured to match the exam’s objective domains and follow the typical workflow and features of the Revit software.

 

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Revit for Architectural Design Cert Prep Course

Follow the typical workflow and features of the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software, including sections on modeling and materials, families, documentation, views, and Revit project management.

 
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Civil 3D for Infrastructure Design Cert Prep Course

Follow the typical workflow and features of the Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software, including sections on points, parcels, and surveying, surfaces and grading, alignments and profiles, corridors and sections, pipe networks, and plan production and data management.

Inventor for Mechanical Design Cert Prep Course

This online course from Autodesk prepares you by offering an overview of skills that match what is covered in the Autodesk Certified Professional: Inventor for Mechanical Design exam.

 

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Looking for more ways to learn on your own?

Explore these free learning resources from Autodesk. 

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Autodesk Knowledge Network

Find tutorials, documentation, downloads, and troubleshooting articles, and much more.

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Autodesk Community

Go to Autodesk forums and blogs to connect with your peers, ask questions, and share information.

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Autodesk University Online

Explore resources from Autodesk University, the conference that offers a broad curriculum designed specifically for Autodesk customers.

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Customer Success Learning Hub

Sharpen your skills with guided learning paths, curated articles, videos, and webinars.