Content Center

Dassault Systèmes Certification

What is Certification?

Dassault Systèmes' certification program provides customers, users, partners and students with a globally valuable index for measuring and promoting their knowledge and skills within the PLM ecosystem. Dassault Systèmes' certification program provides a standard measure of PLM products knowledge and enables participants to assess their skills against market norms.

The certification program also offers valuable feedback on training programs by providing a quantitative before-and-after measurement of trainees' acquired skills. Dassault Systèmes certification is in continuously increasing demand as a skill differentiator required by the industry.

COE will be offering the opportunity to take five Dassault Systèmes certification exams at the COE 2017 PLM Experience & TechniFair.

Individuals will be able to take the different exams for $50.00 each. This is a special discount only COE members can take advantage of! Students will be able to take the exams for free.  You will be able to register for these exams online as an add-on or onsite in Orlando at the registraiton desk. Please see the descriptions of the exams below for more information: 

1. CATIA Associate – Part Design

This exam is available for CATIA V5

Release levels: - CATIA V5: V5R19

Duration: 105 minutes

Number of scored questions: 10

Minimum score to pass: 105 points

Maximum score: 155 points

Localization: The exam is available in multiple languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish

Topics: the exam features hands-on challenges in many of the following areas

Drafting

  • Views, annotations, and other features

Design & modification of basic, intermediate & advanced parts

  • Sketch features, tools & relations
  • Boss & cut features: pads, pockets, shafts, fillets, chamfers, patterns
  • Sketch offset, modifications of geometry
  • Materials, mass properties

2. CATIA Associate – Assembly Design

This exam is available for CATIA V5

Release levels: - CATIA V5: V5R19

Duration: 105 minutes

Number of scored questions: 9

Minimum score to pass: 105 points

Maximum score: 155 points

Localization: The exam is available in multiple languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish

Topics: the exam features hands-on challenges in many of the following areas

Drafting

  • Views, bill of materials, exploded views, and other features

Two Bottom-up Assembly creation and modification

  • Placing of the base part, inserting components
  • Constraints, reference geometry
  • Modification of key parameters in assembly
  • Analysis, interferences, replacement

3. CATIA Associate - Surface Design

This exam is available for CATIA V5

Release levels: - CATIA V5: V5R19 or higher (excluding V5R21)

Duration: 120 minutes

Number of scored questions: 18

Minimum score to pass: 135 points

Maximum score: 200 points

Localization: The exam is available in multiple languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish

Topics: the exam features hands-on challenges in many of the following areas

Wireframe Creation

  • points, planes, repetitions, line, axis, connect curve, spline, axis system

Creation, modification and analysis of surfaces

  • helix, extrude, revolve, sweep, fill, multi-section surface, join, split, trim, fillets, symmetry, near

4. SIMULIA: Abaqus (level 1)*

5. 3DEXPERIENCE on Academic Cloud: CATIA Mechcanical Design (Entry level)*

Please review these Preparation Kits for more information about the exams:

CATIA V5 Associate Exam - Part Design   

CATIA V5 Associate Exam - Assembly Design   

CATIA V5 Associate Exam - Surface Design   

Why get certified?

For the Individual:

  • Gain new career opportunities with a certificaiton required by hiring managers and project consultants worldwide
  • Earn recognition as a member of a growing worldwide community of CATIA and PLM professionals
  • Validate your skills and expertise against industry standards

For the Organization:

  • Measure and validate the expertise of your employees, teams, partners and sub-contractors
  • Identify and recruit qualified prospective employees
  • Increase your employees skills and ability to deliver quality projects

Thank You for Getting Certified!

COE would like to thank everyone who participated in the Certification Exams at our 2016 Annual PLM Experience & TechniFair.  We are pleased to announce that an overwhelming majority of test takers passed their exams, and are excited to continue offering this opportunity to attendees in 2017.

Learn more by visiting the Dassault Systèmes Certification webpage.

*Exam names are still to be determined, and descriptions will be provided once developed by Dassault Systèmes.