Fusion 360 Essentials

The Introduction to parametric modelling course provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy using Fusion 360 as your design tool.
Course Duration
4 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
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Course Price
R 5750
Including VAT

Course Overview


The Fusion 360 Essentials course is an introduction to parametric modelling and provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, you will learn the key skills and knowledge required to design models using the Fusion 360 software.

Course Objectives

After completing this course participants should be able to understand and/or create:

  • Understanding the Autodesk Fusion 360 interface
  • Creating, constraining, and dimensioning 2D sketches
  • Creating and editing solid 3D features
  • Creating and using construction features
  • Creating equations and working with parameters
  • Manipulating the feature history of a design
  • Duplicating geometry in a design
  • Placing and constraining/connecting components in a single design file
  • Defining motion in a multi-component design
  • Creating components and features in a multi-component design
  • Creating and editing T-spline geometry
  • Documenting a design in drawings
  • Defining structural constraints and loads for static analysis

Who Should Attend?

Any user wanting to learn the Fusion 360 design software should attend this course.


  • Experience with the Windows operating system
  • Having a background in drafting of 3D parts is recommended

What's Included

Software Trial
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details


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

Introduction to Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Fundamentals
Getting Started
  • Understanding Workspaces
  • Understanding Projects
The Autodesk Fusion 360 lnterface
  • Toolbar
  • Accessing Commands
  • Preferences
Design Navigation & Display
  • Design Navigation
  • ViewCube
  • Named Views
  • Design Display
  • Geometry Selection
  • Environment and Effects
Quick Shape Creation
Creating Sketched Geometry
  • Introduction to the Sketching Workflow
  • Sketch Entities
  • Dimensioning
  • Sketch Constraints
  • Extruding a Sketch
  • Revolving a Sketch
Additional Sketching Tools
  • Additional Entity Types
  • Editing Tools
  • Additional Dimension Tools
  • Moving and Copying
  • Rectangular Sketch Patterns
  • Circular Sketch Patterns
Sketched Secondary Features
  • Using Existing Geometry
Pick and Place Features
  • Fillets
  • Chamfers
  • Holes
  • Editing Pick and Place Features
Construction Features
  • Construction Planes
  • Construction Axes
  • Construction Points
Equations and Parameters
Design and Display Manipulation
  • Reordering Features
  • Inserting Features
  • Suppressing Features
  • Measure & Section Analysis
  • Direct Modelling
Feature Duplication Tools
  • Mirroring Geometry
  • Patterning Features
Distributed Design
  • Assembly Design Methods
  • Distributed Design
  • Joint Origins
  • Assigning Joints
Multi-Body Design
  • Multi-Body Design Tools
  • Components
  • As-Built Joints
Drawing Basics
  • Creating a New Drawing
  • Additional Drawing Views
  • Exploded Views
Manipulating Drawings
  • Delete Views
  • Move Views
  • View Alignment
  • View Orientation
  • Change View Scale
  • Editing View Labels
  • Add Component or Exploded Views to an Assembly Drawing
  • Modifying the Title Block and Border
  • Drawing Templates
  • Sheets
Detailing Drawings
  • Dimensions
  • Other Annotations
  • Text Notes
  • Tables
  • Centrelines and Centre Marks
  • Symbols
  • Parts List and Balloons
  • Annotation and Dimension Settings
  • Drawing Output
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
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  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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