Revit Architecture Essentials

This is where your Revit Architecture Journey will begin. This course covers the basics of Revit Architecture, from schematic design through construction documentation.
Course Duration
3 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
See centres
Course Price
R 5400
Including VAT

Course Overview


The Autodesk Revit Architecture Essential course teaches you to create a 3D architectural model, including walls, doors, windows, components, floors, ceilings, roofs, and stairs. 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.
  • 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 to teach beginner users who want to learn more about Revit software.


  • A working knowledge of Windows 10 operating system is advised
  • An understanding of architectural terminology is an asset

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: Revit in a Nutshell
  • Creating and documenting a basic building
Module 2: Introducing Revit as a BIM tool
Module 3: UI Tour, Project Navigation & View Creation
  • Creating levels and grids
  • Using dimensions
  • Using scope boxes
Module 4: Element Selection & Manipulation
  • Basic editing
    • Tools
    • Trims
    • Offset
    • Alignment
Module 5: Visibility Control & Categorisation
  • Modifying element visibility
Module 6: Model Development Methodology
  • Controlling graphical display
Module 7: Wall Creation & Manipulation
  • Insertion of walls and openings using basic editing tools
  • Positioning of walls and openings
Module 8: Floors, Roofs & Ceilings
  • Introducing sketching principles to create:
    • Floors
    • Roofs
    • Ceilings
Module 9: Window, Door & Component Use
  • Doors, Windows and Level-Hosted (Free-standing) Elements
Module 10: System Family Editing
 Module 11: Basic Schedules & Legends
  • Generation of tabular interrogations of the model
    • Scheduling Components
    • Style schedules
    • Legends
 Module 12: Stairs Ramps & 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 & In-Place Families
Module 14: Massing Tools & the Building Maker
  • Develop a building Design
Module 15: Stairs, Ramps & Railings
  • Basic and multi-storey stairs
  • Handrailing
  • Ramps
Module 16: Basic Curtain Walls
  • Curtain walling
Module 17: Room Data & Colour-Fill
  • Area plans Colour schemes and legends
  • Room data
Module 18: 2D Draughting & Annotation
  • Introducing annotation tools and component categories
  • Generating and annotating a construction detail
Module 19: Sheet Compilation & Publication
Module 20: Basic Subdivision & Collaboration
  • Worksets and task allocation
Module 21: Introduction to the principles of Family Editing
  • Defining a fully parametric furniture component
  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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