Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User Training

  • Loca­tion
    Fab Lab Ply­mouth, Arts Uni­ver­si­ty Ply­mouth, Tavi­s­tock Place, Ply­mouth, UK, PL4 8AT
  • Date
    08.08.2022 — 10.08.2022
  • Time
    09:30 — 16:30
  • Fee
    Free, how­ev­er we ask that you pay a £50 refund­able deposit. More info below.
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Key Information

Dates & Times: 8- 10 August, 9:30am - 4:30pm. By registering for this course you agree to attend all 3 days. The optional Autodesk exam will be held on 16 August.

Venue: In-person training held at Fab Lab Plymouth (Arts University Plymouth, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, UK, PL4 8AT).

Skill Level: You must have an intermediate knowledge of Autodesk Fusion 360 to take part in this training. Please let us know your skill level in the booking form and we'll review your experience. We’ll be in touch to confirm your place based on your skill level or suggest other appropriate training if available.

Cost: This training is free but we do require a £50 refundable deposit that will be fully returned on attendance of the training. A reduced rate is available - more details below.

Accreditation: Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User & Digital Badges (Accredited by Badge Nation and issued through Credly)

About this Training

Take your digital design skills to the next level and enhance your career potential.

Through this 3-day intensive training you'll prepare for the Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User exam. If you pass the optional exam, you'll earn the accreditation of Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User and gain Digital Badges as you progress through the modules.

This training is perfect for those with prior hands-on experience of Fusion 360, and will give you a fully rounded understanding of the core design principles of the software, allowing you to prove your competency at an industry entry-level. Whether you use Fusion 360 in your work, business or education, the Certified User accreditation will verify your design skills and support you to enter the job market or progress your career across a range of engineering and design sectors.

Please note that this is the final time Smart Citizens will be running this training.

Confirming your place

This free eventbrite ticket offers you a provisional place on the training. When booking please provide as much detail as possible about your current Fusion 360 experience. We'll review your skill level and offer you a place on the training if your skill level is suitable. Your place is only confirmed once your skill level has been reviewed and you have paid the deposit.


Similar training with other providers usually costs £500 upwards, with the exam itself costing over £50. However, with the support of the iMayflower project, the Smart Citizens Programme is able to offer the training and exam for free.

Due to the high cost of running this training, we kindly ask that you pay a £50 deposit to secure your place, which will be fully refunded after you have attended at least 5 out of 6 modules of the training (no matter if you sit the final exam or the outcome of the exam). Further information on how to pay your deposit and secure your place, will be provided after booking.

A reduced rate deposit of £10 for students, unwaged, and low income households is available. Please let us know when booking if you would like to discuss another rate deposit based on your individual circumstances.


As you move through the training modules you will gain Smart Citizens Digital Badges that evidence your accomplishment in each area; these accreditations can be added to your CV, email signature or LinkedIn profile to highlight your skills in Fusion 360. There is no exam required to gain these and you can achieve them even if you do not take the final exam.

Digital badges are accredited through Badge Nation (led by Real Ideas and Future Creators) and issued through the Credly platform.

At the end of this training you will be given the option to take the Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User exam on 16 August. If you pass the exam you will gain an industry-recognised certificate which will evidence your achievements to employers.

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Training Overview

This training will prepare you to take the Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User Exam over 6 modules in 3 days:

  • Module 1: Sketching in Fusion 360
  • Module 2: Solid modelling in Fusion 360
  • Module 3: Assembly modelling in Fusion 360
  • Module 4: Intermediate/advanced modelling in Fusion 360
  • Module 5: Sculpting in Fusion 360
  • Module 6: Engineering drawings in Fusion 360
  • Optional Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User Exam on 16 August

Who is this training for?

This training is open to everyone aged 18 or over from Plymouth and the surrounding region. It is perfect for those who regularly use Fusion 360 software in their work, business, or education and would like to gain a formal accreditation to evidence their skills.


Get in touch with Sophie at for more information about this training.

The Smart Citizens Programme is part of the iMayflower project and has been supported by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, who fund the Cultural Development Fund, which is administered by Arts Council England.