Who is this course for

New Autodesk Revit Architecture users or other Autodesk software users who want to learn essential elements of Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Assumed Knowledge

Knowledge of Architectural design, drafting, or engineering experience is recommended. No previous CAD experience is necessary; however a working knowledge of Microsoft windows is essential.

What you will learn

You will learn the concepts of Building Information Modelling and introduce the tools for parametric building design and documentation using Autodesk Revit Architecture. Users will be able to complete their first Autodesk Revit Architecture project after completing this class.

Outline

Concept Building Information Modelling

Introduction to Autodesk Revit Architecture

  • Overview of the Interface
  • Standard Terminology
  • Starting Projects
  • Working with files

Datum Elements – Levels and Grids

  • Setting Up Levels
  • Creating Structural Grids

Basic Drawing and Editing Tools

  • General Drawing Tools
  • Editing Elements
  • Basic Modifying Tools

Drawing and Modifying Walls

  • Drawing Walls
  • Modifying Walls
  • Helpful Editing Tools

Doors and Windows

  • Adding Doors and Windows
  • Loading Door and Window Types from the Library
  • Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes

Columns

  • Creating architectural columns
  • Creating structural columns
  • Creating Additional columns Sizes

Components

  • Adding Components
  • Modifying Components

DAY 2

Floors

  • Creating Floors
  • Modifying boundaries
  • Creating Shaft Openings
  • Creating Sloped Floors

Reflected Ceiling Plans

  • Creating Ceilings
  • Modifying boundaries
  • Ceiling Soffits
  • Adding Ceiling Fixtures

Roofs

  • Creating Roofs
  • Creating Roofs by Footprint
  • Reference Planes and Work Planes
  • Creating Roofs by Extrusion
  • Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections

Vertical Circulation

  • Creating Assembled Stairs
  • Modifying Assembled Stairs
  • Sketching Custom Stairs
  • Creating Ramps
  • Working with Railings

Curtain Walls

  • Creating Curtain Walls
  • Adding Curtain Grids
  • Working with Curtain Wall Panels
  • Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids

DAY 3

Creating Views

  • Duplicating Views
  • Adding Callout Views
  • Setting the View Display
  • Elevations and Sections

Annotating Construction Documents

  • Working with Dimensions
  • Working With Text
  • Adding Detail Lines and Symbols

Tags and Schedules

  • Adding Tags
  • Rooms and Room Tags
  • Working with Schedules

Detailing in Autodesk Revit Architecture

  • Setting Up Detail Views
  • Creating Details
  • Annotating Details
  • Patterning

Construction Documents

  • Setting Up Sheets
  • Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
  • Printing Sheets

Course details

Evening class duration Weekend class duration Weekday class duration Course level
6 Beginner - Yellow Belt - 101

How to book

Simply select your start date from below and pay online to book your course.

If you are joining us during a weekday class then the lessons begin at 09:30 and finish at 16:30. This class will run for weeks.
If you are joining us during an evening class then the lessons begin at 18:00 and finish at 21:00 each week. This class will run for 6 weeks.
If you are joining us during a weekend class then the class starts at 10:00 and will finish at 17:00 each week. This class will run for weeks.