Inventor – Beginners Course

Learn the basics of Inventor. Learn drawing techniques, create designs, construct drawings and compilations.

Inventor – Beginners Course


During the course Inventor beginners course, you will learn to understand and use Autodesk Inventor. Our experienced and certified teachers take you through the program, step by step at the appropriate pace and are constantly present for questions. Theoretical reviews and demonstrations are interspersed with your own exercises where you can test and practice the various functions. The exact content and design of the course is adapted as far as possible to the participants’ prior knowledge and areas of use.

For six days you will you will learn drawing techniques, create designs, construct drawings and assemblies in Inventor. Our certified teachers take you through the program, step by step at the appropriate pace and are constantly present for questions. The content is adapted to your prior knowledge.

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Course description

Target audience

The course is aimed at those who want to start using Inventor. The course is designed so that you can satisfy the course regardless of industry or area of ​​use.

Objectives with Inventor beginners course

After the course, you will have sufficient knowledge to get started and work independently with Inventor.

The goal after completing the course is that you should be able to:


  • Understand how Inventor works and handles modeling in 3D, at a basic level.

User interface

  • Understand and customize the interface to your needs at a basic level.

Drawing technique

  • Use the right methodology to create and modify models or drawings in an efficient way and understand the flow between individual models, compilations and drawings.

3D parties

  • Create or edit 3D parts and individual models in Inventor.

Design drawings

  • Design 2D drawings based on created models, both individual parts and assemblies.


  • Create or edit compilations and manage settings for these.

Manage BOM and display views

  • Make correct settings for pick lists / party lists in drawings and manage view views of the contents of the compilations.


The exercises are designed so that you can practice design in Inventor. The focus is on the right methodology for you to learn to model from the beginning in the most efficient way possible combined with mass training so that you can effectively repeat basic functions in the program.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in drawing technology is a requirement, which means that you must know what a drawing is and what it should look like.

Course material

We mainly use a booklet with our own exercises as a starting point. Textbook in English is available and used for certain exercises. Cost for course material will be added.

Course content in Inventor beginners course


  • Cadcraft
  • Autodesk and software offerings from Autodesk
  • General information
  • Purpose and goal

User interface

  • Review of interface and drawing environment
  • Make changes to the interface
  • Project files and their function

Drawing technique

  • Review of basic drawing techniques
  • Review of modification tools
  • Practice drawing technique
  • Repeat drawing technique

3D modeling parties

  • Introduction to the first 3D modeling
  • Review of various functions for 3D modeling
  • Building models, step by step

Design drawings

  • Introduce dimensions
  • Manage views
  • Coupling between 3D part and drawing


  • Construction of parties to put together a compilation
  • Introduction of the compilation mode
  • Review of constrains and settings for compilations
  • Review of representations (views, positions)
  • Manage information in BOM (Bill of Materials) for the compilation
  • Use skeletal models for design of assemblies
  • Introduction to Design accelerator: Bolted Connection and Frame Generator
  • Introduction Content center

Drawing compilations

  • Review of drawing views for a compilation
  • Create and manage a presentation file
  • Manage party list in compilation drawing


  • Purpose and goal
  • Course evaluation
  • Continuation courses etc.


  • Loan of computer included
  • Cost for course material will be added (SEK 995)
  • Lunch and coffee included
  • Course duration: 6 days (3 + 3)
  • Time: 09.00-16.00
  • Price applies excluding VAT

Interactive teacher-led distance education

Do you not have the opportunity to come to any of our offices? No problem! Through remote connection, you still get the opportunity to use the software on our powerful course computers and follow the exercises our course leaders go through.
We recommend that you have two screens and a headset to be able to get the best out of our distance education. Contact us for more information!

Company-adapted course

Do you want the course to be company-adapted? No problem, we can adapt the content to your needs, goals and challenges. Contact us for more information and a quotation request!

Do you have questions about the Inventor beginners course?

Contact our education manager for more information and requests on how the course should be designed and adapted to your company’s conditions.

Katarina Espeling
+4673-88 35 195