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SOLIDWORKS Education Edition - School Licence
Please find our Installation Instruction Guides below:
Standalone/Home Use Guide
Home Use of the Software by Students and Teachers
Up to 60 Student Premium Licences
Student Premium is a time-limited, stand-alone licence for the full SOLIDWORKS Education Edition. Each year a School licence subscription provides up to 60 one year Student Premium licences (activations) for use by students and teachers on their personal laptops / home PCs. The school can distribute the software either by instructing their students to download it free of charge from
or by loaning out the master DVDs; or by purchasing extra DVD sets. The SEK-ID and Student Premium Serial Number provided will be required by students.
Unlimited Number of Student Standard Licences
Student Standard is a time-limited, stand-alone licence for the core 3D Design part of SOLIDWORKS Education Edition. Each year a school licence subscription provides an unlimited number of Student Standard licences for use by students and teachers on their personal laptops / home PCs. The school can distribute the software either by instructing their students to download it free of charge from
or by loaning out the master DVDs; or by purchasing extra DVD sets. The SDK-ID and Student Standard Serial Number provided will be required by students.
Curriculum Resources and Online Training
Comprehensive interactive tutorials are built-in to SOLIDWORKS and these are a great way to get started. These can be accessed through the Welcome Screen by clicking on the
tab and then by clicking
. (If the Welcome Screen does not open automatically, click on the
icon (top) and choose Welcome to SOLIDWORKS.) Student Guides and Instructor Guides are also available for download.
Whilst in subscription, Online Training videos are available from MySolidWorks which students can join at:
Up to 60 students can have access to all these training videos by entering their Student Premium Serial Number.
Watch the video below on how to register:
Automatic Updates to the Latest Version of SOLIDWORKS Education Edition
The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is updated annually (normally between June and September), and usually contains significant enhancements and new features.
Getting Started with SOLIDWORKS Video Tutorials
SOLIDWORKS Certification - Giving Your Students The Edge
As competition for jobs and university places gets more and more competitive, a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) certificate, alongside GCSE’s and ‘A’ levels will make any student stand out from the crowd. Employers and university admission officers will recognise the blue-chip credentials of SOLIDWORKS and understand CSWA/CSDA/CSWP as a highly credible measure of competence.
Included in the subscription is one free entry for up to 60 students/teachers to the CSWA, CSDA and CSWP examinations. CSWA preparation need not be onerous and is ideal for A Level students who wish to study subjects such as Engineering, Product Design, etc., at university. The School or College has to register for the exam and then obtain ‘vouchers’ (effectively PIN codes) for students wishing to enter. The exam has a three hour time limit and is taken on-line at whatever time or date suits. CSWA Tutorials are built into MySolidWorks (see above). Full details of the examination and how to enter can be found at
. Teachers too can formally show their competence with free entry to the Technology Educator Competency Exam (TECE). Teachers passing both the CSWA and TECE examinations gain the SolidWorks Accredited Educators Certification.