Inventor - Online

Course code SIC0032
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Course lengthPart time: 16 weeks
Campus Off Campus
Study mode Online
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This course includes part modeling and producing detailed drawings. It is self-paced and completed in the comfort of your own home.

    This online course has been designed if you have have minimal or no experience, so that you can learn the latest techniques on Inventor 2018, using simple step by step video tutorials. You will learn how to produce basic to advanced drawings utilising the latest features, commands and techniques.

    After enrolling with Holmesglen, you will be eligible to download a free three-year student full trial version of Inventor 2018 and the latest industry software from the Autodesk community website. Throughout your studies you will also receive support from experienced trainers.

    After completing the course you will have developed the knowledge and skills to enable you to work autonomously and productively with Inventor.

  • Course Structure

    Some of the areas you will learn about include:

     Part modelling

    • Overview and customising user interface
    • File types such as project, part and drawing
    • Drawing and modifying commands
    • 2D sketches and sharing sketches
    • Dimensioning on sketches including formulas
    • Constraints
    • Construction and center lines
    • Multiple sketches
    • Work planes and axis
    • Primitives
    • Commands such as extrude, revolve, loft, shell
    • Patterns for features and sketches
    • Engraving and embossing
    • Holes, ribs and threads
    • Fillets and chamfers
    • 3D sketches
    • Materials and finish
    • Editing models

     Detailed drawings

    • Creating a custom title box
    • iProperties
    • Prompted entries
    • Dimensioning on detailed drawings
    • Creating orthogonal views
    • Creating a local section
    • Creating full sections
    • Creating sketches
    • Center lines
    • Dimensioning chamfers, holes and threads
    • Leaders
    • Using symbols
    • Editing dimensions
    • Scaling views
    • Text


    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

    Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.


  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion.


    After completion, students can continue studying with Assemblies.

    Career Opportunities

    After successfully completing this course, you will have the necessary skills to use Inventor in a drafting environment.

  • How to Apply


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    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Electrical & Engineering Department

    03 9209 5690


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  • Fees

    Program Fees


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    Electrical & Engineering Department
    03 9209 5690

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