Free Solid Edge
Resources for Students

With Solid Edge, students have access to a free version of the same easy-to-use software suite used by professionals. In addition to free software, we provide tutorials, webinars, online courses and certification to help you develop your design and engineering knowledge and skills.

Learners of all ages can gain valuable experience with industry-leading technology, supporting your studies in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at all levels of education, from elementary school through university.

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Free Solid Edge Software for Students

From elementary school students to college age, homeschoolers, self-learners and afterschool club members, the Solid Edge Student Edition is the same software used by professionals—free to any active learner.

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Free Solid Edge Learning Material for Students

Access free learning materials in the Siemens Learning Center. Here, you will find a comprehensive library of self-paced Solid Edge learning, covering everything from basic techniques, such as sketching, to advanced topics, such as sheet metal and generative design. In addition, you can prep for your Solid Edge certification with key concept reviews and practice questions from the exam.

Watch the following video to learn how to register for the Siemens Learning Center today. Once you have reviewed the video, please proceed to the Siemens Mentor Learning Center and follow the instructions from the video to access the Solid Edge for Education and Community library. Use the promotion code SESCUSER to gain free access.

Featured Learning Resources

Solid Edge Sketching Fundamentals Course

At the end of this course, students will be able to recognize and create artistic 2D shapes and patterns. These 2D sketches will form the foundation for the follow-up class that introduces students to 3D artistic mechanical design.

Solid Edge Sketching Fundamentals
3D CAD Fundamentals

3D CAD Fundamentals Course

At the end of this, course students will have a solid creative understanding of 3D part modeling.

Generative Modeling Course

Generative design is a radical departure from conventional design practices and is by definition the creation of shapes decided by a set of rules, or in other words, software algorithms. In this course, students will learn how to optimize products for minimal mass with goal-driven generative design.

Generative Modeling

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Learning How to Use Solid Edge for Structural Design & Weldments

Solid Edge Structural Design & Weldments

Create Structural Frames and Weldments, create frame skeletons, build 3D frames, create drawings with cutlists, build a variety of metal frames, add weldments.

So You Have a Great Idea?

So You Have A Great Idea

In this course, we will cover the entire process of how to go from an idea to a product to a business. We will also look at all the engineering concepts involved.

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Project Tutorials

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Design a Garden Bird House

Level: Middle School, High School | Difficulty: Beginner

Use our 3D CAD tutorial to design a garden bird house using CAD principles, sketching, assemblies, and exploded part views.

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Rocket Tutorial

Create a rocket with advanced CAD Design

Level: High School | Difficulty: Intermediate

Learn the advanced CAD design principles with our tutorial to build a rocket, using sketching, holes, assemblies, sheet-metal design, and a bill of materials.

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Build a front loader with parts, drawings, and assemblies

Level: High School | Difficulty: Intermediate

This tutorial introduces all of the core abilities of Solid Edge: modeling parts, creating assemblies and creating detailed drawings.

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Introduction to Wiring Your FIRST Robot

Introduction to Wiring Your FIRST Robot

Level: All Ages | Difficulty: Intermediate

Learn how to use electronic routing in Solid Edge to add wire paths and physical wires to a FIRST® robot.

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FIRST 2020 Field of Play - Solid Edge CAD Files

FIRST 2020 Field of Play

Level: All Ages | Difficulty: Intermediate

Discover 3D models of field parts and assemblies modeled in Solid Edge.

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Robot Kit Chassis by AndyMark®

Robot Kit Chassis Assembly

Level: All Ages | Difficulty: Intermediate

This tutorial introduces all of the core abilities of Solid Edge: modeling parts, creating assemblies and creating detailed drawings.

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Next Steps

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Get Certified on Solid Edge

Students can demonstrate their skill level by taking online examinations and qualifying as a Solid Edge Certified Associate.

Enter the Student Design Contest

The Siemens Digital Industries Software Student Design Contest gives you global recognition for all your hard work. Impress your friends, teachers and future employers.

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Greenpower: A Momentous Race

Follow the story of Sean, one of a team of high school students who built a world class Greenpower car in Solid Edge.

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