Revit Architecture Training Course Outline

Duration: 10 – 8 hour days

Each day is divided into 4 separate classes. Each class will have one hour of lecture followed by one hour of hands-on practice.

Day 1

1: Overview and Basic Drawing Tools

* Building Information Modeling
* Revit Terminology
* Overview of the Revit Interface
* Starting Revit Projects
* Viewing Commands

* General Drawing Tools
* Editing Revit Elements
* Modifying Tools

2: Datum Elements – Levels and Grids

* Setting Up Levels
* Importing CAD Files (Covered in more    detail in a later class)
* Creating Structural Grids
* Adding Columns

3: Drawing and Modifying Walls

* Drawing and Modifying Walls (Creating custom walls is in a later class)
* Helpful Editing Tools

4: Adding Doors and Windows

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

Day 2

1: Floors

* Creating Floors
* Creating Openings
* Creating Building Sections

2: Roofs

* Creating Roofs by Footprint
* Setting Up a Roof Plan
* Reference Planes and Work Planes
* Creating Roofs by Extrusion
* Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections

3: Vertical Circulation

* Adding Callout Views
* Creating Standard and Custom Stairs
* Creating Ramps
* Adding and Modifying Railings

4: Reflected Ceiling Plans

* Creating Ceilings
* Adding Ceiling Fixtures

Day 3

1: Interiors

* Duplicating Views
* Setting the View Display
* Adding Furniture and Fixtures to a Project
* Creating Interior Elevations

2: Construction Documents

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

3: Annotating Construction Documents

* Working with Text
* Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
* Working with Dimensions

4: Tags and Schedules

* Adding Tags
* Working with Schedules (Creating custom schedules covered in a later class)

Day 4

1: Project Phasing and Design Options

* Project Phasing
* Design Options

2: Groups and Links

* Using Groups
* Linking Revit Files
* Links and Groups
* Visibility and Graphic Overrides in Linked Views
* Interference Checking

3: Importing and Exporting

* Importing Vector Files
* Working with Imported Files
* Importing Raster Image Files
* Exporting Files

4: Project Team Collaboration

* Introduction to Worksets
* Opening Workset-Related Projects
* Working in Workset-Related Projects
* Setting Up Worksets
* Best Practices for Worksets

Day 5

1: Advanced Modeling Tools

* Creating Sloped Floors, Roofs, and Slabs
* Creating Dormers

2: Curtain Walls

* Creating Curtain Walls
* Adding Curtain Grids
* Creating Curtain Wall Types with Automatic Grids
* Working with Curtain Wall Panels
* Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids

3: Site Design

* Creating Topographical Surfaces
* Property Lines and Building Pads
* Modifying Toposurfaces
* Annotating Site Plans
* Site Components
* Shared Coordinates

4: Structural Tools

* Structural Basics
* Foundation Plans
* Framing Plans and Elevations

Day 6

1: Detailing in Revit Architecture

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

2: Schedules

* Creating Schedules
* Creating Material Takeoff Schedules

3: Advanced Annotation

* Keynoting and Keynote Legends
* Creating Legends
* Revision Tracking

4: Advanced View Setup

* View Templates
* Working with Dependent Views
* Enhancing Views

Day 7

1: Massing Studies

* Basic Mass Elements
* Custom Mass Elements
* From Massing to Building
* Working with SketchUp Files

2: Space Planning & Area Analysis

* Space Planning
* Area Analysis
* Creating Color Schemes

3: Visualization

* Perspectives
* Creating Walkthroughs
* Solar Studies

4: Rendering

* Basic Rendering
* Working with Lighting
* Enhancing Renderings

Day 8

1: Creating Custom Templates

* Preparing Templates
* Presetting Annotation Styles
* Creating Titleblocks
* Creating Object Styles
* Materials and Fill Patterns

2: Custom Walls, Roofs, & Sections

* Creating Wall, Roof, and Floor Types
* Adding 3D Profiles
* Vertically Stacked Walls
* Vertically Compound Walls

3: Family Concepts & Techniques

* Introduction to Families
* Creating Parametric Dimensions
* Creating Family Elements
* Creating Family Types
* Adding Family Parameters
* Visibility Display Settings

4: Creating Specific Families

* Creating Custom Doors and Windows
* Creating In-Place Families
* Creating Profiles
* Creating Angled Cornices and Copings
* Creating Custom Railings
* Adding Custom Posts
* Creating Annotation Families
* Working with Shared Parameters

Days 9 and 10

Putting it all together – Creating a project from scratch

* Two days of hands-on practice with emphasis on your companies standards and project types. Work will be done on the various aspects of a “typical” project for your office.

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2 Responses to “Revit Architecture Training Course Outline”

  1. Uduma, Ijoma Says:

    I need details about your about training

    • Ronny Says:

      I will need more information about your architectural firm and your needs, but if you are located in the US and need training at your office on your computers, here is my standard fee structure:

      On-site training ………… $ 800 per day
      Daily travel allowance* ……$ 200 per day
      Airfare ………………….Best rate available
       
      * Daily travel allowance includes all local transportation, lodging and meals.
       
      Daily travel allowance is not charged if your office is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


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