Revit Advanced

This course covers the advanced concepts of using Revit for Building Information Modelling and the advanced tools for creating parametric building design and documentation.
Course Duration
3 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
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Course Price
R 5400
Including VAT

Course Overview


This course covers many of the advanced features of the entire Revit platform. The aim is to enable students who have a basic knowledge of Revit to increase their productivity while working with other people on a team, either in the same firm or other firms, and while working with Autodesk Revit files or other CAD files.

Features & Benefits

  • This is a recognized Autodesk course and a preparation course for the AutoCAD ACU or ACP exam certification.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually.
  • 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.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for intermediate users of Revit Architecture.


  • An intermediate knowledge of Revit Architecture is required, preferably the Revit Architecture Family Creation Training Course
  • Architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is highly recommended
  • It is recommended that delegates are Microsoft Windows proficient

What's Included

Software Trial
Tea & Coffee
Wifi Access
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details


On completion of the course, you will be presented with an internationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Certificate.

Module 1: Considering Options & Alternatives
  • Design option terminology and workflows
  • Utilising design option sets
  • Considerations when using design options
  • Design sets and incorporating design options
 Module 2: Construction Sequencing (Phasing)
  • Project phasing, properties and creation
  • Phase filters and graphic overrides
  • Combining phases, infill and the demolition of elements
Module 3: Project Setup & Managing Coordinates
  • Explore the different approaches to starting a project
  • Understand how and why we sanitise CAD files prior to use in Revit
  • Look at how we establish building models and site models
  • Define and manage real-world or defined coordinates
Module 4: Energy Analysis of a Revit Model
  • Understand the terminology of Energy Simulation
  • Learn best practice tips on model creation for energy analysis
  • Explore the simplicity of concept mass simulation
  • Explore the potential of analysis using detailed material composition
Module 5: Placing Structural Elements
  • The placement of:
  • Columns, Beams and Bracing members
  • Foundations, Strip footings, Slabs, Slab Edges, Piers and Pilasters
  • Beam and Truss Systems
  • Basic modification to the above members
  • The creation of framing elevations
  • Placement and modification of beam systems
Module 6: Creating 2D Content Part One
  • 2D Content Creation
  • Detailing to Replace or Enhance? A Library of Shapes
  • Profile Templates
  • Content Standards and Naming Conventions
Module 7: Nesting Elements to Create Complex Families
  • Understand generic library elements
  • Follow the 10 steps to family creation
  • Positioning and locking a sub-element
  • Nesting parameters
Module 8: Creating 2D Content Part Two
  • Important Terminology
  • Line Weight
  • Nesting Principles
  • Sanitising CAD Data
  • Using CAD data within Revit
 Module 9: Parameters & Formulae
  • Understanding
  • Parameters
  • Working with Formulae Correct
  • Formula Syntax
Module 10: Preparing the Analytical Model
  • Analytical v Physical model
  • View, adjust and manage analytical alignment
  • Nodes and hosted nodes
  • Auto-detection and projection
  • Consistency and member support checks
Module 11: Creating Parametric Trusses
  • Loading and inserting structural trusses
  • Modifying profiles and properties
  • Add basic supports
  • The family editor
  • Build a parametric truss
Module 12: Loads & Analysis Tools
  • The type and placement of loads:
  • Point, Line
  • Area, Hosted
  • Representation of the load types
  • Load cases, natures and combinations
  • Boundary conditions
  • Links to structural analysis tools
Module 13: Working with Parametrics
  • Understanding the terminology of parameters
  • Exploring the different types and functions of parameters
  • Understanding work planes, reference planes, reference lines and reference points
  • How parameters are created and applied
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
  5. Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date.
    Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  6. Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone\
    dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  7. We suggest clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled
    before booking flight and accommodation. We are NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight
    and accommodation for clients.
  8. Full training fees will apply if the above condition is not complied with.
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