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Autodesk Certification

Autodesk Inventor:
Certified User and
2015 Certified Professional
Exam preparation road map
Autodesk certifications are industry-recognized credentials that can help
you succeed in your design career.
Autodesk certifications provide reliable validation
of knowledge and skills. These credentials can
lead to accelerated professional development,
improved productivity, and enhanced credibility.
Your examination preparation is critical for your
success. Schedule time to prepare, review this exam
preparation road map, take a course at an Autodesk
Authorized Training Center (ATC®), and support your
studies with official preparation materials. Equally
as important is actual hands-on experience.

Certifications levels available
The Inventor Certified User exam includes both
academic and industry requirements designed to
confirm that Autodesk® Inventor® software users
have the skills necessary to continue their design
careers—whether they attend college, enter the
workforce, or work toward additional levels of
industry certification. For more information, visit
Schools can become Certiport® Authorized
Centers to provide the Autodesk Certified User
exams in their classrooms. For more information,
contact Certiport at
The Inventor 2015 Certified Professional
exam is aimed at assessing professional users’
knowledge of the tools, features, and common
tasks of Inventor 2015. Find an Autodesk
Certification Center at

Recommended experience levels

ATC instructor-led courses

Actual hands-on experience is a critical component
in preparing for the exam. You must spend time
using the product and applying the skills you
have learned.

The ATC program is a global network of
professional training providers offering a
broad range of learning resources. Autodesk
recommends that test-takers consider taking
a certification preparation or product training
course at one of these centers. Visit the online
ATC locator at

Certified User exam:
Inventor 2011–2015 course (or equivalent) plus
50 hours of hands-on application
Certified Professional exam:
Inventor 2015 course (or equivalent) plus
400 hours of hands-on application
You may take each certification exam up to three
times within a 12-month period.
For more information on the Autodesk
Certification Program, visit

Official preparation materials
The official preparation materials for Autodesk
Certification exams are published by ASCENT
(Autodesk Official Training Guides) and Wiley
(Autodesk Official Press). These guides cover the
topics, sub-topics, and objectives listed in this
exam road map. These guides are used by ATCs,
and are available for direct purchase in various
formats from and

Autodesk Education Community
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students and educators free software, learning
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and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this To take a Certified User exam. User Professional User USER INTERFACE AND NAVIGATION PART MODELING Navigate in Inventor using the Interface Apply Fillets and Chamfers Use the ViewCube Create a pattern of features Set the Environment Create a Rib Feature Professional Create a shell feature Manage Views Create extrude features ADVANCED MODELING Create hole features Create a 3D path using the Intersection Curve and the Project to Surface commands Create Parts Create revolve features Create a loft feature Create work features Create a multi-body part Create a sweep feature Edit existing parts using Direct Manipulation Use the Project Geometry and Project Cut Edges commands Create an iPart View Parts Emboss text and a profile PRESENTATION FILES ASSEMBLY MODELING Animate a presentation file Create a part using surfaces PROJECT FILES Apply and use assembly constraints Control a project file Apply and use assembly joints SHEET METAL Create a level of detail Create sheet metal features Create a part in the context of an assembly SKETCHING Create a positional representation Create dynamic input dimensions Create components using the Design Accelerator commands Identify dimension types Assign Parameters Share Sketches Describe and use Shrinkwrap Sketch using Relax Mode Find minimum distance between parts and components Use sketch constraints WELDMENTS Modify a bill of materials Use the frame generator commands Create a weldment DRAWING Add centerlines to a drawing Edit a hole table Edit a section view Identify views Modify a style in a drawing For more information: www. of which the majority requires you to use Inventor to create or modify a data file. point-and-click (hot-spot). All rights reserved.certiport. Inc. the time limit may be extended). © 2014 Autodesk. Please note that some objectives may not be tested on your certification exam. and Autodesk reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice. the Autodesk logo.starttest. matching.starttest. The exam has a 2-hour time limit (in some countries. product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. visit www. All other brand names. The exam has a 50-minute time limit. . and performance-based question types to ensure students understand and can effectively use Inventor.Autodesk Certification Exam topics and objectives We recommend that you review the topics and objectives during your preparation for certification.autodesk. Autodesk. and then type your answer into an input box. Other question types include multiple choice. and ATC are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk. The Autodesk Certified User exam consists of 30 questions combining multiple To take a Certified Professional exam. Find an Autodesk Certification Center at autodesk. Inventor. For more information. find out more from Certiport: www. The Autodesk Certified Professional exam is comprised of 35 questions. find an Autodesk Certification Center: autodesk. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.