Top free online courses to learn Autodesk Fusion 360

If you haven’t heard, students and educators can access Autodesk software for free*. That’s right—students and educators have free access to software like Fusion 360. As a bonus, students can also unlock their creativity through free access to project-based learning, courses, and lectures in 3D design. We do this because it’s our goal to prepare students for a new career or develop industry skills. We also know that this benefits educators by providing resources that align with their curriculum goals.  

We’re continuously creating new learning content, but here’s a list of what we currently have available for Fusion 360—our integrated CAD/CAM software. Whether you're a beginner looking to get started or an expert who wants to explore the latest trends, we have some great, free online courses to get you going.


Product Design: Introduction to CAD 

Where can students and educators get started in Fusion 360?

Before you dive into our full range of online courses, be sure to check out Getting Started with Fusion 360. This resource provides you with training modules on specific Fusion 360 skills that will help you get started with the software. 

Design Academy is also a great resource for you to explore, learn, and get started with Fusion 360. While our courses are available for beginner through advanced users, we also offer the most project-based learning content on Fusion 360. 

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Use design thinking principles to design a clean drinking water solution for emerging economies.

Are your students ready to boost their skills?​

These courses offer a great way to take your skills to the next level, while applying the core principles of design to innovative products, processes, and real-world solutions.

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Introducing an End-to-End Workflow for Additive Design and Manufacturing

Want to keep up with trends?

These lectures on Autodesk University give students the chance to hear from industry leaders in the design space. With these courses, students can dive into the tools and principles that enable them to explore and build smarter designs that respond to the world around them. 

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