Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Academic (CSWP – Academic) certification is intended for a student with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of SOLIDWORKS experience and advanced knowledge of engineering practices.

The CSWP – Acaemic certification is proof of your SOLIDWORKS® expertise with cutting-edge skills that businesses seek out and reward. Students must have CSWA – Academic certification 30 days prior to taking the CSWP – Academic Exam.

As a SOLIDWORKS Academic Certification Provider, you agree to offer the CSWP-Academic Exam in a proctored environment. Students that pass the CSWP-Academic Exam receive an electronic certificate listing their certification ID and educational institution name. The certification ID can be verified by schools and employers.



Exam Length: 3 hours 30 minutes (Both parts total)

Minimum Passing grade: 75% in each part

Re-test Policy:  There is a minimum 30 day waiting period between every attempt of each part of the CSWP – Academic exam.  For example, if a student fails Part 1 of the CSWP – Academic exam, he or she must wait 30 days to retake Part 1.  In the meantime, he or she can proceed with Part 2 if Part 2 hasn’t been attempted yet.


All candidates receive electronic certificates, business card logos, and personal listing on CSWP directory* when they pass.

For further information or to prepare to the certification exam, please contact us here!


Once your certification CSWP obtained, you may consider to get to the ultimate level of Solidworks certification, CSWE.