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This course teaches Architects how to improve their efficiency and skills in Revit. Students will learn how to create a building from scratch, starting from designing the site to creating circulation systems, applying finishes to elevations and setting up drawing sheets for printing.

Best for:

Designers looking to improve their efficiency and design capabilities in BIM systems.

Difficulty:
Duration:

3 Hours


Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will be able to use Site Design tools to set up the site of 3D architectural designs using Revit software.
  2. Participants will be able to design and model complex 3D architectural stairs using Revit software.
  3. Participants will be able to use the Design Options tool to create multiple variations of 3D architectural elements using Revit software.
  4. Participants will be able to add Detailing techniques to their drawing sheets to display and document 3D architectural designs using Revit software.

Setting up the site of your Project.

  • 01 | Toposurface Tool
  • 02 | Making Contours in Rhino
  • 03 | Importing Contours
  • 04 | Setting up Toposurface for Modifications
  • 05 | Building Pads
  • 06 | Scheduling Total Cut and Fill
  • 07 | Landscape Sections
  • 08 | Splitting Surfaces
  • 09 | Site Components

Design more advanced stairs.

  • 01 | Setting up
  • 02 | Specifying the Rules
  • 03 | Customising Stair Parameters
  • 04 | Creating the Stair
  • 05 | Checking Dimensions
  • 06 | Copying to Upper Levels
  • 07 | Handling Different Level Heights

Add railings to your project.

  • 01 | Custom Railings
  • 02 | Baluster Overview
  • 03 | V Prongs
  • 04 | End Posts
  • 05 | Duplicating the End Post
  • 06 | Creating the Test Railing
  • 07 | Making the Top Rail
  • 08 | Removing the default Top Rail
  • 09 | Placing the Railing on the Stairs

Use the Design Options tool to vary your project.

  • 01 | Option Sets
  • 02 | Creating Design Option Geometry
  • 03 | Creating the other Design Option
  • 04 | Committing a Design Option

Place lift cores in your building.

  • 01 | Lift Shaft
  • 02 | Lift Core Walls
  • 03 | Lift Components
  • 04 | Grouping and Copying

Add drafting detail to your Project.

  • 01 | Detail Callout
  • 02 | Setting up the View
  • 03 | Adding Breaklines
  • 04 | Roof Purlins
  • 05 | Roof Linings
  • 06 | Adding Insulation
  • 07 | Repeating Details
  • 08 | Masking Regions
  • 09 | Hatched Regions
  • 10 | Adding Text
  • 11 | Dimensions and Spot Levels
  • 12 | Placing onto Sheets


Skills and Careers


  • Core Skills
  • Additional Skills
  • Career Opportunities

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These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

3D Modeller, Architect, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Documenter, BIM Consultant, BIM Coordinator, Building Information Model Implementer (BIM), Chief Technology Officer, Computational Designer, Design Technology Leader/ BIM Manager, Design Technology Manager (Architecture Design Firms), Design Technology Specialist, Drafter, Modeller, Revit Architect & Technician, Revit BIM Model Manager, Revit Project Coordinator, Revit Technician, Senior Designer

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FAQs

How do I become a Revit designer? ›

Qualifications:
  1. Technical, Associate, or Bachelor of Architecture Degree.
  2. Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit for Architectural Design is a plus.
  3. 5+ years professional experience in an architecture firm preferred.
  4. Master in Revit.
  5. Proficiency in BIM 360 is a plus.
  6. Proficiency in Bluebeam is a plus.

How much does Revit training cost? ›

Autodesk Revit Training Classes
Click Title for Dates & OutlinesDaysFee
Autodesk Revit Architecture Fundamentals4$1995
Autodesk Revit (Self-study)
Autodesk On-Demand: Revit Architecture Comprehensive10$895
Autodesk On-Demand: Revit MEP Comprehensive10$895
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Can I learn Revit on my own? ›

Yes, it's entirely possible, and easy, using design tools like Autodesk Revit.

How long does it take to learn Revit? ›

How Long Will It Take to Learn Revit? If you want to master Revit, you can expect the full process to take up to a year. If you learn the program in phases, you'll find it's not difficult at all. Start with the layout of the software and all of the tools first, which can take about three months.

Is Revit better than CAD? ›

Revit is a much more powerful software, capable of creating 3D building models. These are not limited to geometry, including the physical properties of components and their interactions. Revit also makes modifications easier, since all design teams are working on the same model.

Which is harder AutoCAD or Revit? ›

Conclusion. In conclusion, Revit is harder to use than AutoCAD. Although it offers more features, the learning curve is much steeper. If you are already familiar with AutoCAD, it will be much easier for you to learn Revit.

Is Revit easier than SketchUp? ›

Short Verdict. The choice between Revit or SketchUp is not that simple because there is a significant amount of crossover between these two programs. If you must have something easy to use and inexpensive, then Sketchup is the way to go.

Is Revit worth learning? ›

Revit is the backbone of most modern Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflows for building design, construction and owner data. Not every project needs BIM. For building projects that would benefit from BIM at one or more stages in their lifecycle, then it is almost definitely worth it.

Can I learn Revit for free? ›

Revit Beginner Course – Free

A FREE, Self-paced online course that helps you get started with REVIT and its fundamental concepts and tools. Just click on the modules outlined in the sequence presented or on a specific topic you are looking for and get started!

Can I learn Revit in 5 days? ›

It takes somewhere between 40 hours to several years to learn Revit.

Can I learn Revit in 2 days? ›

Revit Architecture and Structures may require some time to learn to create some complex building facades or structures. But for basics, you should gain confidence after you spend some 2 or 3 days in modeling.

Is Revit very hard? ›

Revit is a legitimately difficult software to master, even with training. Revit (and other BIM software) comes with a pretty hefty learning curve for beginners. Layer on the complexity of the projects at STG, and Revit often remains difficult to use even after a couple of years in practice.

How much is a Revit license? ›

The price of an annual Revit subscription is $2,545 and the price of a monthly Revit subscription is $320. Only the newest version of Revit is available for download. Current Revit version 2021 will open files from previous versions.

Who is Revit most useful for? ›

Revit is a commercial building information modeling (BIM) software by the company Autodesk. It's generally used by architects, structural engineers, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineers, designers, and contractors. Autodesk Revit allows users to create, edit, and review 3D models in exceptional detail.

How do you become an expert in Revit? ›

How to become an expert in Revit Architecture?
  1. A professional degree in architecture.
  2. Have experience working in a collaborative environment to develop project documentation.
  3. Demonstrate effective problem solving and communication skills.
  4. Strong design and 3D modeling skills.
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What is the future of Revit? ›

Description. Future is a plug-in for Autodesk® Revit® that contains a set of features that can significantly speed up the creation of models, as well as the release of documentation for engineers, architects and bim specialists. The plugin provides several ways to improve the efficiency of work in Revit.

Do architects use CAD or Revit? ›

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.

Which is better BIM or Revit? ›

What are the differences between BIM and Revit? BIM is the overall process of creating a three-dimensional database in the form of a model of information that pertains to the design of a building. Revit is just one of many software applications under the BIM umbrella that lead to an efficient design of space.

What percentage of architects use Revit? ›

Looking at the usage of BIM software and CAD software among architects, Autodesk is a clear market leader in Europe. 45% of architects use Autodesk REVIT as BIM software, and 47% use Autodesk AUTOCAD as CAD software.

What is better than Revit? ›

Winner: ArchiCAD. You'd save about $500 with a 3-year subscription, including license and upgrades. The longer you continue with ArchiCAD, the more savings you'll get versus Revit, because the per year upgrade cost is less than Revit.

What are the disadvantages of Revit? ›

Disadvantage #1 – The Heavy Focus on Structural Design

While Revit's focus on accuracy is one of its biggest highlights, it does take away from some other areas of the software. For example, other digital design software packages tend to create more fleshed out models.

How much do Revit modelers make? ›

The average Revit Designer salary in the United States is $101,058 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $86,936 and $117,783.

How do I become a expert in Revit? ›

How to become an expert in Revit Architecture?
  1. A professional degree in architecture.
  2. Have experience working in a collaborative environment to develop project documentation.
  3. Demonstrate effective problem solving and communication skills.
  4. Strong design and 3D modeling skills.
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How much do Revit operators make? ›

$48,371

How much does a Revit license cost? ›

The price of an annual Revit subscription is $2,545 and the price of a monthly Revit subscription is $320. Only the newest version of Revit is available for download. Current Revit version 2021 will open files from previous versions.

Can I sell Revit models? ›

Start the process of selling and trading on TurboSquid by publishing your Revit families and models. Sign up for a free member account, upload your files, enter a few details, and you're in! Your Revit files will be available for purchase and download by other members within a few hours of upload.

Is BIM a good career? ›

When BIM effectively saves a significant amount of time and money, BIM professionals have become very valuable to the industry. Being an established practice for decades, there are many niches in this profession.

What is BIM modeler salary? ›

BIM Modeller salary in India ranges between ₹ 1.5 Lakhs to ₹ 8.4 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 3.3 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 1.7k salaries received from BIM Modellers.

Is Revit worth learning? ›

Revit is the backbone of most modern Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflows for building design, construction and owner data. Not every project needs BIM. For building projects that would benefit from BIM at one or more stages in their lifecycle, then it is almost definitely worth it.

How long is the Revit certification? ›

Revit for Architectural Design Professional Certification Prep | Autodesk. Professional | ~7 hr.

Who is Revit most useful for? ›

Revit is a commercial building information modeling (BIM) software by the company Autodesk. It's generally used by architects, structural engineers, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineers, designers, and contractors. Autodesk Revit allows users to create, edit, and review 3D models in exceptional detail.

What is the future of Revit? ›

Description. Future is a plug-in for Autodesk® Revit® that contains a set of features that can significantly speed up the creation of models, as well as the release of documentation for engineers, architects and bim specialists. The plugin provides several ways to improve the efficiency of work in Revit.

Who will make the most money from BIM? ›

Most recent answer

Clients are the most beneficent in BIM implementation process. While clients get benefits after completions that is much more valuable than the others in design and construction face.

Should I learn AutoCAD or Revit? ›

AutoCAD is better for engineers who need to create detailed 2-D drawings of their designs, while Revit is better for architects who need to create 3-D models of their designs. So if you're undecided about which program to learn, it might be helpful to think about what type of design work you want to do in the future.

Is Revit better than Sketchup? ›

Revit vs Sketchup: the differences

Overall, Revit is aimed at more complex projects of whole infrastructures. Sketchup would handle such a project too, but it's much better fitted for interior design thanks to 3D visualization tools.

What is difference between BIM and Revit? ›

What are the differences between BIM and Revit? BIM is the overall process of creating a three-dimensional database in the form of a model of information that pertains to the design of a building. Revit is just one of many software applications under the BIM umbrella that lead to an efficient design of space.

Can Revit replace AutoCAD? ›

It is a good practice to start with a pilot project, and then start each new project in Revit. Over time, Revit can replace AutoCAD.

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