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Paradigm Education is an Autodesk Authorised Certification Centre and  provides certification in the relevant Autodesk products.

Autodesk Certification

Autodesk® certifications are industry-recognised credentials that can help designers succeed at any stage of their design career. Each Autodesk certification provides reliable validation of skills and knowledge and can lead to enhanced academicsuccess, accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and increased credibility.


Certifications are available for the software products

  • AutoCAD

  • Civil3D

  • Revit (Architecture, Structure & MEP)

  • Inventor

  • Maya

  • 3Ds Max

Reasons for Certifications

The benefits to you are:


  • An internationally recognised qualification, which proves your expertise in the use of the software

  • Demonstrates your commitment to high professional standards, to employers, peers etc.

  • Enhances your performance/productivity and increases your value to your company

  • Successful candidates receive a certificate and logo for use on CVs etc. Your details can also be entered on to Autodesk’s certification database, available Worldwide

  • Assists your career progression

The benefits for employers are:


  • An objective benchmark test of employee performance

  • Increased CAD productivity

  • Competitive advantage - promote the use of professionally certified personnel to clients

  • Use certification as a performance goal and reward for employee commitment and expertise

  • A useful tool in hiring staff

The Exam

What are the Certification Examinations?

The professional certification examination is a performance based 2 hour examination. Candidates, whose score exceeds the pass level of around 80%, receive certification as an Autodesk Registered “Professional” in the relevant product.

Where and when do they take place?
Examinations are run on a regular base at Paradigm’s offices. Contact us for next Exam Day.

What do they cost?
Professional level exams cost €175 per person (€125 for job seekers).

How do I prepare for the exams?
Paradigm runs regular training courses in the above products, designed not only to ensure a high level of competence in the relevant product but also to prepare attendees for the appropriate Autodesk certification.

If you are unsure of your ability level and how best to prepare for the certification exams, contact us at and we will be happy to discuss the most appropriate action for you.

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