Why Choose Cadtek?

Established for over 28 years Cadtek has unrivalled experience in providing design solutions for designers and engineers across all disciplines and multiple industries. We provide all of the solutions available in the SolidWorks portfolio. Whether your interest is in 3D design tools, simulation, testing and virtual prototyping of your designs or management of the associated files and documents, Cadtek can meet your requirements. Call 0800 804 7766

Design solutions

We provide the entire portfolio of 3D design, simulation, data management, technical communications and electrical software. Learn more…

Customer portal

As a Cadtek customer, you will have unlimited access to the customer portal. Here you will find a wealth of information, learning resources, webinars and exclusive content. Learn more…

Free demonstration events

We offer free events across the country for you to see and try SolidWorks before you buy. Full day events include lunch. Learn more…

Technical support

Our highly qualified technical engineers provide an award-winning support and training service, open daily from 8am – 6pm. Learn more…


We offer first class training provided by our qualified engineers in our offices and training centres nationwide. Learn more about our flexible learning path…

Get a quote

Our competitive pricing offers a flexible approach to investing in SolidWorks software, with finance and attractive payment terms available. Learn more…

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For a quick, no-obligation quote simply provide a few details below an account manager will provide you with product pricing information.

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What is SolidWorks?

SolidWorks is a solid modelling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that runs on Microsoft Windows. We believe it to be the best-in-class solution for design engineers, product designers and manufacturing engineers. First introduced in 1997 SolidWorks now has millions of licences in use across the world. It is the design software of choice in most educational institutions. SolidWorks 3D CAD is the core product of a suite of tools that provide solutions for all aspects of the design and manfacturing process including, but not limited to, Product Data Management, Simulation and Virtual Testing, Photo-realistic Rendering, Technical Publications and Productivity Tools.

Is there a student version of SolidWorks?

Yes. Although Cadtek only supplies Commercial licences and Educational and Research licences to institutions, Universities etc. Buy the Student Version here

How much does SolidWorks cost?

The suite of products that comprise the full toolset are designed to meet specific requirements based on our customers’ exact needs. The approriate functionality can depend on the type of industry you are in, the nature of the work you do and your future growth plans. Our account managers are able to quickly customise a quotation to give you accurate figures to your meet your needs and that specify exactly which version of SolidWorks you should consider. It is quick and easy to call us on 0800 804 7766 or complete the form further up the page. View the product matrix to learn more

Can you provide training?

Yes. We are one of the UK’s fully authorised training providers. We have training suites at different locations across the country. Our training feedback approval rating is 98% across all of our courses in the past two years and 100% of those students who have provided feeback has said they would recommend our training services to others. Our syllabus covers all of the SolidWorks products we sell and our flexible learning path allows customers to choose exactly the courses to meet their industry needs. Learn more…

Serving our customers

Cadtek has a proven track record of delivering outstanding service and after-sales support to our customers. Investing in SolidWorks solutions is more than a simple software purchase, it is a partnership with your reseller that delivers training, support and development to your business to ensure you maximise your investment.

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Cadtek really know their stuff when it comes to the SolidWorks family of products. Their service is very professional, but also very friendly and approachable. We think of them as an extension of ourselves.
Jay Dixon, Dixons Surgical Instruments Ltd

Cadtek always provide a first class service.
Martin Wollacott, Weston Body Hardware Ltd

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