Course Outline: Autodesk Revit architecture is a leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool for the design, documentation, visualisation and simulation of projects; from initial concept and massing through to detailed design and as-constructed documentation. As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), BIM Academy offers training courses for all levels from novice through to expert. This 3-day course is aimed at construction professionals wishing to gain a comprehensive introduction, and gain the practical experience to confidently start using the software in practice.


Entry Requirement: Underlying knowledge of Architectural design, Drafting or Engineering practises is recommended. Experience of using CAD packages is advantageous but not essential. Delegates should have a working understanding of Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or 7.


Key Learning Outcomes:


Day 01:  Module 00 Revit in a Nutshell

Module 01 Introducing Revit as a BIM Tool

Module 02 UI, Project Navigation and View Creation

Module 03 Element Selection and Manipulation

Module 04 Visibility Control and Categorisation

Module 05 Model Development Methodology

Module 06 Wall Creation and Manipulation

Module 07 Floors, Roofs and Ceilings

Module 08 Window, Door and Component Use


Day 02: Module 09 System Family Editing

Module 10 Basic Schedules and Legends

Module 11 Geometry Formation and In-place Families

Module 12 Massing Tools and the Building Maker

Module 13 Stairs, Ramps and Railings


Day 03:   Module 14 Basic Curtain Walls

Module 15 Room Data and Colour-Fill

Module 16 2D Draughting and Annotation

Module 17 Sheet Compilation and Publication

Module 18 Basic Subdivision and Collaboration

Module 19 Introduction to the Principles of Family Editing