CAD Skills in Fusion 360:

                Downloading Fusion 360

  • Sign in with the most appropriate option below:
    • First option if your school already has an account
    • Second option if you wish to create a free account under your school name.

Please ensure your teachers understand you are doing this and that the download is free of charge

  • Follow download instructions.

                CAD Tutorial Sessions with Dr Stephen Kavermann

The tutorial session times and links can be found below. Dr Stephen Kavermann will tutor the sessions and provide extra ideas and tips in his online Zoom meetings. Please attend as many of these as possible – you are encouraged to download the software and have a go prior to the session, and Stephen will be able to assist you further to create your own shapes, and answer any questions, at the tutorials.
Stephen is a design engineer at Fisher and Paykel Health and also teachers at Auckland University Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Tutorial 1

Wednesday 14th Sept, 2022 7.30 – 8.30pm

Tutorial 2

Monday 26th Sept, 2022 7.30 – 8.30pm

Note: If you haven’t got access to a 3D printer, we will try to offer a print service that will 3D print the models you make

Tutorial 3

Wednesday 28th Sept, 2022 7.30 – 8.30pm


Key contacts

Stephen Kavermann:

Sam Knox:               

Your computer will need the following minimum specs:

System requirements for Autodesk Fusion 360
Operating System Apple® macOS™ Catalina 10.15; Mojave v10.14; High Sierra v10.13 (learn more about Apple Security Updates)*
Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (64 bit) (until January 2023)**
Microsoft Windows Windows 10 (64-bit) Semi-Annual Release Channel
CPU Type 64-bit processor (32-bit and ARM not supported), 4 cores, 1.7 GHz Intel Core i3, AMD Ryzen 3 or greater
Memory 4 GB of RAM (integrated graphics recommend 6 GB or more)
Graphics Card Supported for DirectX 11 or greater
Dedicated GPU with 1 GB or more of VRAM
Integrated graphics with 6 GB or more of RAM
Disk Space 3 GB of storage
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 (1920 x 1080 or greater at 100% scale strongly recommended)
Pointing Device HID-compliant mouse or trackpad, optional Wacom® tablet and 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse® support
Internet 2.5 Mbps or faster download; 500 Kbps or faster upload
Dependencies .NET Framework 4.5, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.2+