Student Resources

Tools For Learning

The following resources are available for students in the Academy. Some resources are free software downloads, while others are web links to online tools that might be helpful. We encourage you to check these out and please feel free to contact us if you have any other suggestions.

Autodesk Software

Fusion 360 CAD/CAM Software
“Fusion 360™ is a cloud-based 3D CAD/CAM tool for product development that combines industrial and mechanical design, collaboration, and machining in a single package. Fusion 360 enables fast and easy exploration of design ideas with an integrated concept-to-production platform.”

Fusion 360 Training – YouTube

These videos should give you a great overview of the Fusion 360 environment and tool set. I recommend watching these if you feel like you want to get better at using the software.

Inventor Professional
“Inventor Professional 3D CAD software offers an easy-to-use set of tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation. Digital Prototyping with Inventor helps you design and validate your products before they are built to deliver better products faster.”