This course covers the CATIA Generative Shape Design (GSD) workbenches and includes general tuition in surfacing concepts, quality and methodology.

What’s included?

An experienced, specialist trainer

Years of industry experience

Dedicated training facilities

Personal attendance certificate

Lunch & refreshments

Upcoming sessions


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3 days

Course Objective:

All key functions are covered along with recommended methods for constructing and editing history-based surface models. This course is suitable for a broad range of users, working in areas as diverse as geometry import and repair, tooling design, automotive body-in-white and race car design.

As a Dassault Systèmes Certification Center and an OEM Endorsed Training Provider, TECHNIA develop our own training material, written by our engineers who work with these products daily and incorporate their own experience into course materials. This results in process-focused education containing hints and tips relating to ‘real-world’ knowledge of these solutions.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Consolidate Basic GSD Principles
  • Quality issues
  • Curve/Surface Analysis
  • Split, Trim, Join
  • Curves on Supports and without Supports
  • Geometrical Set Management
  • Lofted Surfaces (Multisection surface)
  • Swept Surfaces
  • Laws
  • Model Navigation
  • Filleted Surfaces
  • Blend Surfaces
  • Fill Surfaces
  • Healing
  • Additional Useful Commands

Who Should Attend?

New CATIA V5 Mechanical Designers with 6 months minimum use of CATIA

Course Overview:

The course overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.

TECHNIA are pleased to offer both classroom training at TECHNIA’s dedicated offices or onsite training with the customer.

Our modern, well-equipped training facilities are located within TECHNIA’s South African headquarters, centrally positioned in the heart of Edenvale. These facilities offer ample free onsite parking and are well served by a range of local hotel and bed & breakfast options to suit all budgets.

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