Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams

Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams

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  • Coupons allow each user at the company to purchase the applicable exam(s)
    for free.
  • Each coupon can be redeemed once by each user from the eligible company.
  • Coupons are posted twice a year – January 1st and July 1stof each calendar

To obtain the free coupons, you will need a SOLIDWORKS ID registered with a
SOLIDWORKS license on active subscription services. (Note: The SOLIDWORKS ID
may differ from your SOLIDWORKS Certification Center login.)

Here is the step-by-step process to obtain your SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam

1.    Practice

It is highly recommended that you go through the practice material prior to
taking the actual exam. Most exams offer a sample or practice exam.


2. Obtain Code

To get to the coupons
click here. Then be prepared to login with your SOLIDWORKS ID.

You will find coupons for the following:

  • Type 1: (1) free CSWA – OR – CSWP
  • Type 2: (1) free CSWP Advanced Exam – OR – 1 CSWP-
  • Type 3: (1) free CSWA-Sustainability – OR – CSWA-Simulation
    – OR – CEPA

To learn more about these exams please visit the
Certification Catalog.


Go to the
Web Store
to purchase your exam. Once you get the coupons, you can then use them in the
web store upon checkout.

4. Add to Cart

a. Select an exam from the catalog and Add to Cart
b. Checkout

Certification Catalog

5. Apply Coupon

a. Enter corresponding provided coupon code and Apply Coupon
b. Fill out required fields
c. Select Secure Checkout
d. Submit Order

Apply Coupon

6. Confirmation Email

You will receive a confirmation email which includes a username and password
to be used to access your newly created account. Login as indicated in the

Confirmation Email

7. Download & Launch TesterPRO Client

a. Select the Download TesterPRO Client button located in the upper right hand
corner of the browser window.
b. Install & Launch the Tangix TesterPRO Client.
· After launching the client, you will be prompted to select a language

Download TesterPRO

8. Login to VirtualTester

a. Select I already have a VirtualTester UserID and password
· Use the username (email) and password provided in your confirmation email
b. Continue


9. Select Exam

a. Select the Certified exam. Good Luck!


10. Results

Upon passing the exam you will receive an email from VirtualTester. This email
serves as a notification that you have been issued a certificate in SOLIDWORKS
Certification Center indicating that you have successfully completed the
requirements for Certified SOLIDWORKS XXXX.

To learn more please visit:
Certification Offers for Subscription Service Customers

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Rachel Jones

Rachel is our Training & Education Product Manager based out of our Minneapolis, Minnesota office. Rachel has worked as a SOLIDWORKS instructor since 2011. Prior to working in the reseller channel she worked for an intellectual property law firm, designed consumer products and medical packaging for priceless payloads. She is a named inventor on multiple design and utility patents. Her role at Hawk Ridge Systems allows her to use both her engineering and creative skills to help sales, engineers and customers maximize on their SOLIDWORKS investment. When she’s not working you will find Rachel with family creating or building some sort of project. She also enjoys staying active volunteering with her church and teaching Sunday school.
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