Inventor Advanced

The Inventor Advanced course will explain the Autodesk Inventor settings while teaching you how each tool functions.
Course Duration
5 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
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Course Price
R 7400
Including VAT

Course Overview


The Inventor Advanced course is filled with the tips and techniques learned by the experts who spent years using, researching, and discussing the tools in Autodesk Inventor. You’ll learn the capabilities of the software, how to tackle your design challenges in the future, and an abundance of time-saving tricks.

Features & Benefits

  • This is a recognized Autodesk course and a preparation course for the AutoCAD ACU or ACP exam certification.
  • The CAD Corporation (Pty) Ltd is a registered Autodesk Training Provider.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or Virtually.
  • Attendees will gain confidence and enhance their practical skills and knowledge in this field.
  • Autodesk Inventor is a 3D mechanical solid modelling design software developed by Autodesk to create 3D digital prototypes.
  • It is used for 3D mechanical design, design communication, tooling creation and product simulation.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to teach advanced Inventor techniques for experienced users.


  • Autodesk Inventor Essentials
  • At least 1 Month hands on practice / working experience while using the software daily
  • Parametric part and assembly design using Autodesk Inventor
  • Parametric solid modelling

What's Included

Software Trial
Tea & Coffee
Wifi Access
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details


Upon completion of the course, you will be presented with an internationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Certificate.

Module 1: Sketch Techniques
  • Exploring the Options and Settings for Sketches
  • Sketching Basics
  • Creating a Sketch in a New Part
  • Taking a Closer Look at Sketch Constraints
  • Gaining More Sketch Skills
  • Creating Sketches from AutoCAD Geometry
  • Creating and Using 3D Sketches
  • Best Practices for Working with Sketches
Module 2: Advanced Modeling Techniques
  • Creating Complex Sweeps and Lofts
  • Creating Multi-Body Parts
  • Creating Derived Parts and Assemblies
  • Working with Patterns
  • Setting iProperties and Parameters
  • Adding Part Tolerances
  • Troubleshooting Failures with the End-of-Part Marker
Module 3: Sheet Metal
  • Understanding Sheet-Metal Parts
  • Getting to Know the Features
Module 4: Using Sheet-Metal Templates & Rule
  • Working with the Flat Pattern
  • Using Sheet-Metal iPart Factories
  • Modeling with Non-Sheet-Metal Features
  • Working with Imported Parts
  • Annotating Your Sheet-Metal Design
Module 5: Reusing Parts & Features
  • Working with iParts
  • Working with iFeatures
  • Reusing Existing Geometry
Module 6: Getting Information from the Drawing
  • Properties Palett
  • Quick Properties
  • Match Properties
  • Quick Select
Module 7: Assembly Design Workflows
  • Assembly Relationships
  • Understanding Subassemblies
  • Top-Down Design
  • Adaptivity
  • Assembly Features
  • Managing the Bill of Materials
  • Assembly Reuse and Configurations
  • Use Assembly Design Accelerators
  • Simplifying Parts
Module 8: Large Assembly Strategies
  • Selecting a Workstation
  • Working with Performance Settings
  • Large Assembly Best Practices
  • Managing Assembly Detail
Module 9: Weldment Design
  • Exploring Weldment Design Methodologies
  • Modeling Preparations
  • Exploring Cosmetic Welds
  • Creating Weld Beads
  • Creating Fillet Welds
  • Creating Groove Welds
  • Performing Machining Operations
  • Exploring Weld Properties and Combinations
  • Using the Weld Symbol
  • Understanding Bead Property Report and Mass Properties
  • Creating Drawing Documentation
  • Generating a Bill of Materials and Parts List
Module 10: Presentations & Exploded Views
  • Working in the Presentation Environment
  • Creating Advanced Presentations
  • Creating and Sharing Assembly Instructions
Module 11: Documentation
  • Using the Drawing Manager
  • Creating Templates and Styles
  • Utilizing Drawing Resources
  • Editing Styles and Standards
  • Creating Drawing Views
  • Annotating Part Drawings
  • Annotating Assembly Drawings
  • Working with Sheet-Metal Drawings
  • Working with Weldment Views
  • Working with iParts and iAssembly Drawings
  • Sharing Your Drawings outside Your Workgroup
Module 12: Tools Overview
  • Exploring the BIM Exchange
  • Using the Design Assistant
  • Using the Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard
  • Using the Style Library Manager.
  • Using the Task Scheduler
  • Using iProperties
  • Using the Measure Tools
  • Using Miscellaneous Tools
  • Exchanging Data with Other Systems
  • Importing and Exporting Geometry
  • Using Inventor File Translators
  • Working with Imported Data and Using Inventor Fusion
  • Viewing DWF Markup
Module 13: Frame Generator
  • Accessing Frame Generator Tools
  • Exploring the Anatomy of a Frame Member
  • Inserting Frame Members
  • Adding End Treatments
  • Maintaining Frames
  • Performing Calculations and Analysis
  • Publishing Frame Members
  • Frame Assemblies and BOMs
Module 14: Inventor Studio
  • Exploring the Inventor Studio Environment
  • Creating and Managing Styles
  • Animating with Inventor Studio
Module 15: Stress Analysis & Dynamic Simulation
  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Conducting Stress Analysis Simulations
  • Conducting Dynamic Simulations
  • Exporting to FEA
  • Using the Dynamic Simulation Information in Stress Analysis
Module 16: Routed Systems
  • Tube and Pipe
  • Cable and Harness
Module 17: Plastic Design Features
  • Creating Thicken/Offset Features
  • Creating Shell Features
  • Creating Split Features
  • Creating Grill Features
  • Creating Rule Fillet Features
  • Creating Rest Features
  • Creating Boss Features
  • Creating Lip and Groove Features
  • Creating Snap Fit Features
  • Creating Rib and Web Features
  • Creating Draft Features
  • Mold Design Overview
Module 18: iLogic
  • What is iLogic?
  • Understanding the iLogic Elements and Interface
  • Creating iLogic Parameters, Rules, and Forms
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
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    and accommodation for clients.
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