Why take the exam?

The Moldex3D certificate will enable you to:

- Enhance your ability of interpreting the analysis results

- Help you succeed in molding industry

- Get a reliable validation of CAE for molding industry

- Gain knowledge of molding industry and prove your skill

Should I take any courses before taking the exams?

You don’t have to take any courses to be qualified to take the exam, but in addition to a detailed review of the topics covered in this exam, you can refer to the “Moldex3D Certificate Courses” for the complete training courses in our eLearning page.

Where can I sign up for the exam?

Sign up as a member of Plastics-U (http://www.plastics-u.com/) then you can take all the on-line exams on our website. Hands-on exam will be scheduled after passing the on-line exam.

What is the exam format?

All on-line exams are multiple choices and the hands-on exam contains meshing the model, result interpreting and warpage improving. Certification of professional level contains only result interpreting and warpage improving. Expert level contains all of them.

How long does the exam take?

- On-line exam : 40 minutes

- Hands-on exam of professional level : 6 hours

- Hands-on exam of expert level : 8 hours

How long is the certificate valid?

Moldex3D Certificate is valid for two years since the issue date.

How long does it take to receive my certificate?

The certificate of Moldex3D analyst can be printed right after you pass the exam. The certificate of Moldex3D Professional/Expert will be sent to you about 8 weeks after completing the exam.

Who do I contact if there is a problem with my score report?

If there are any problem with your score report, please e-mail your problem to cloudservice@plastics-u.com

How and when do I get my scores?

The scores of on-line exams will be shown right after you submit the exams. You can also review your exam scores in “My Exams” in the dashboard. The results of hands-on exams will be sent to you via e-mail within a month after you complete the exam.

What do I need to bring on test day?

You need only a computer with internet and a registered account to attend on-line exams. When attending hands-on exams, you should bring the notification that provided by Plastics U and proper identification with photos. The name on your identification should match exactly the name you registered for the exam.

Will I be allowed to go for a break during the exam?

You are allowed to go for a break whenever you need during the exam, but you have to complete the exam in the time limits.


If you have any other questions about the certification, please feel free to contact us by the contact form on the right-hand side of this page. We’ll be pleased to answer and reply as soon as possible.

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