AutoCAD - Revit Architecture

Course Duration     –     3 days

Skill Level     –     Beginner

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The objective of the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture: Essentials course is to enable you to create a full 3D architectural project model including walls, doors, windows, components, floors, ceilings, roofs, stairs, the basic tools that the majority of architectural users need. This includes how to navigate the user interface and use the basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. The final part of the course focuses on creating construction documents.

Features & Benefits

  • This is a recognized Autodesk course and a preparation course for the AutoCAD ACU or ACP exam certification.
  • Advanced Design Colleges is a registered Autodesk Training Provider.
  • Get 12 months access to your course via our LearnIT Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More) 
  • Attendees will gain confidence and enhance their practical skills and knowledge in this field.
  • Revit is BIM software widely used by architects, engineers, and contractors to create a unified model that all disciplines and trades can use to complete their work.

Outcomes and Objectives

How to perform a basic setup of the modelling environment

  • Get to know the ribbon and user interface terminology
  • Identify the panels and the tools
  • Using the tools and properties palettes
  • Navigate around the drawing using commands such as Start a New Project
  • Project Information
  • Create the Building Grid
  • Levels
  • Place Construction Elements
  • Automatic Steel Connections
  • Create Model Views – and their use by Cameras for GA creation
  • Create a Straight Stairs Between Two Points
  • Create Handrailing Between Selected Points
  • Insert a Spiral Staircase in the 3D Model
  • Insert a Vertical Caged Ladder and Monowills
  • Create Rectangular Grating
  • Create the Portal Frame
  • Connect the Frame
  • Copy the Frame and Connections
  • Apply Bracing
  • Insert Cold Rolled Purlins and Sheeting Rails
  • Insert Cladding Panels
  • Create a Roof Truss and apply the Connections
  • Create Hip Rafters
  • Create Purlins to the hip roof, apply connections and insert Eaves beams
  • Create the Platform Support Steelwork
  • Create a Stair
  • Insert the Mezzanine Floor Cold Rolled Steelwork
  • Create Flooring Panels
  • Apply Handrailing to the Stairs and Platform
  • Different information management systems and Exchange formats
  • Configure Numbering and Marking prior to creating NC Files
  • Add Project Information to the NC Files
  • Produce DXF files for plates with Hard Stamping
  • Generate Manufacturer Specific Cold Rolled CAM Data
  • Create User Connections
  • Insert User Connections
  • Modify User Connections
  • The Drawing Style Manager
  • Drawing Prototypes
  • The Title Block
  • The Drawing Frame
  • BOM’s and Revision Tables
  • The Management Tools application
  • Element Transfer between Advance Steel and Revit
  • Structural Columns and Framings Transfer
  • Steel Fabrication Element Transfer
  • Structural Connection Transfer and Synchronisation
  • Analysis Results Transfer from Revit to Advance Steel
  • Level Import and Export
  • Grid Transfer and Synchronisation
  • The GTC Mapping Database

Module 1: Revit in a Nutshell 

  • Creating and documenting a basic building

Module 2: Introducing Revit as a BIM tool

Module 3: UI Tour, Project Navigation and View Creation  

  • Creating levels and grids
  • Using dimensions
  • Using scope boxes

Module 4: Element Selection and Manipulation 

  • Basic editing
    • Tools
    • Trims
    • Offset
    • Alignment

Module 5: Visibility Control and Categorisation 

  • Modifying element visibility

Module 6: Model Development Methodology 

  • Controlling graphical display

Module 7: Wall Creation and Manipulation

  • Insertion of walls and openings using basic editing tools
  • Positioning of walls and openings

Module 8: Floors, Roofs and Ceilings

  • Introducing sketching principles to create:
    • Floors
    • Roofs
    • Ceilings

Module 9: Window, Door and Component Use

  • Doors, Windows and Level-Hosted (Free-standing) Elements

Module 10: System Family Editing

Module 11: Basic Schedules and Legends

  • Generation of tabular interrogations of the model
    • Scheduling Components
    • Style schedules
    • Legends

Module 12: Stairs Ramps and Railings

  • Stair by component and by sketch
  • Characteristics of simple ramps
  • Hosted and stand-alone handrailing
  • Exercise on stairs and railings

Module 13: Geometry Formation and In-Place Families

Module 14: Massing Tools and the Building Maker

  • Develop a building Design

Module 15: Stairs, Ramps and Railings

  • Basic and multi-storey stairs
  • Handrailing
  • Ramps

Module 16: Basic Curtain Walls

  • Curtain walling

Module 17: Room Data and Colour-Fill 

  • Area plans Colour schemes and legends
  • Room data

Module 18: 2D Draughting and Annotation

  • Introducing annotation tools and component categories
  • Generating and annotating a construction detail

Module 19: Sheet Compilation and Publication

Module 20: Basic Subdivision and Collaboration

  • Worksets and task allocation

Module 21: Introduction to the principles of Family Editing

  • Defining a fully parametric furniture component