Professional Certifications taken at a Certification Center

Our Professional Certifications attests the capacity to perform in a job role in a professional environment.

Professional Certification exams are delivered online at one of our authorized Certification Centers in a proctored environment. To book an exam, contact one of our Dassault Systèmes Certification Centers close to your location.

  • Public centers are run by our Education Partners and open to anybody. 
  • Private centers are Academic Certification Centers, only open to the school or university's students.

If you are a student you should also ask your professor whether your university or school has a Dassault Systèmes Academic Certification Center where you can take the exams.

3DEXPERIENCE Professional Certification

The rapid pace of technological change is demanding new skills from today’s workers – skills that employers have difficulty finding due to short supply and intense competition. Business and education leaders recommend that companies adopt the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Through a single, easy-to-use interface, the platform powers their industry processes, based on 3D design, analysis, simulation, and intelligence software in a collaborative, interactive environment.

As a Certified 3DEXPERIENCE platform User, you can boost your career and demonstrate your proficiency in world-leading industry design solutions.

3DEXPERIENCE Mechanical Designer - Professional

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As a certified 3DEXPERIENCE Mechanical Designer - Professional, you have proven your knowledge and skills with CATIA modeling techniques after initial training and a minimum of six months of regular practice using CATIA Mechanical Design core products (Part Design, Assembly Design, and Drafting).

This exam proposes hands-on challenges based on industrial use cases that will require you to design, modify and analyze parts and assemblies. Understanding of design intent and drafting principles is assessed in multiple-choice questions.

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3DEXPERIENCE Function Driven Generative Designer - Professional (Available soon)

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As a certified 3DEXPERIENCE Function Driven Generative Designer - Professional, you have proven your knowledge and skills with augmented designing and additive manufacturing techniques after initial training and a minimum of six months of regular practice using CATIA Function Driven Generative Designer.

This exam has combination of hands-on challenges and multiple-choice questions to assess the fundamental understanding of defining design space, computing optimized shape, studying trade-off and generating conceptual shapes.

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CATIA Professional Certifications

CATIA Professional Certification validates that you have the skills and knowledge needed to unleash the power of CATIA tools. All CATIA Certification exams test knowledge of the solutions as well as hands-on experience with live access exams where you solve real life design challenges with CATIA solutions.

As a Certified CATIA Associate you demonstrate that you have achieved a robust level of fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience of CATIA modeling techniques in using CATIA. 

The CATIA Specialist Certification demonstrates that you have broadened your knowledge and skills by achieving competence in two of the Associate areas.

  • To become a certified CATIA V5 Mechanical Design Specialist you need to pass the CATIA V5 Part Design exam and the CATIA V5 Assembly Design exam.
  • To become a certified CATIA V5 Mechanical Surface Design Specialist you need to pass the CATIA V5 Part Design exam and the CATIA V5 Surface Design exam. 

As a Certified CATIA Expert you can boost your competitive advantage by validating your advanced level of expertise. This certification demonstrates that you have extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in leveraging the optimum results from CATIA solutions.

CATIA V5 Part Design / CATIA V6 Part Design

As a certified CATIA Part Designer, you have proven your knowledge and skills with CATIA modeling techniques after initial training and a minimum of six months of regular practice using CATIA.

This exam proposes hands-on problem sets focusing on modeling and modification of basic, intermediate and advanced parts. Understanding of drafting principles is assessed in multiple-choice questions.

CATIA V5 Assembly Design / CATIA V6 Assembly Design

As a certified CATIA Assembly Designer, you have proven your knowledge and skills with CATIA modeling techniques after initial training and a minimum of six months of regular practice using CATIA.

This exam proposes hands-on problem sets focusing on building and modifying two assemblies. Understanding of drafting principles is assessed in multiple-choice questions.

CATIA V5 Surface Design / CATIA V6 Surface Design

As a certified CATIA Surface Designer, you have proven your knowledge and skills with CATIA modeling techniques after initial training and a minimum of six months of regular practice using CATIA.

This exam includes several hands-on problem sets focusing on creation, modification and analysis of wireframe and surfaces.

CATIA V5 Part Design Expert / CATIA V6 Part Design Expert

As a certified CATIA Part Design Expert, you prove your knowledge and skills with CATIA advanced modeling techniques after solid training and between six and twelve months of advanced hands-on practice and work experience in Part Design.

This exam includes several problem sets focusing on multi-body methodology, part analysis, and advanced part design features.

CATIA V5 Assembly Design Expert / CATIA V6 Assembly Design Expert

As a certified CATIA Assembly Design Expert, you prove your knowledge and skills with CATIA advanced modeling techniques after solid training and between six and twelve months of advanced hands-on practice and work experience in Assembly Design.

This exam includes several problem sets focusing on assembly advanced features such as assembly analysis, optimization, and flexible sub-assemblies.

CATIA V5 Surface Design Expert / CATIA V6 Surface Design Expert

As a certified CATIA Surface Design Expert, you prove your knowledge and skills with CATIA advanced modeling techniques after solid training and between six and twelve months of advanced hands-on practice and work experience in Surface Design.

This exam includes several problem sets focusing on wireframe analysis, advanced surface creation, advanced blending operations and surface analysis.