Revit Certification Training in Architecture (Voucher Included)

This Revit Certification in Architecture course is designed to teach fundamental and intermediate concepts of BIM and prepare you for the Revit Architecture Certification Exam. Learn how information is interrelated throughout the Revit model and how to design 3D models that simultaneously document the project and generate 2D architectural drawings.

This Revit certification course provides real-world insights into preparing construction documents for commercial, medical, and biotech projects. You...

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6 Months / 140 Course Hrs
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Revit Certification Training in Architecture (Voucher Included)

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Course code: GES3093

What you will learn

  • Discover how information is interrelated throughout the Revit (BIM) model
  • Design 3D building models that simultaneously document the project in schedules and in 2D construction documents
  • Acquire more advanced methods to document a project, such as scheduling building components, using the family editor to create 2D and 3D components, refining graphics, and creating an abbreviated set of construction documents
  • Model an existing single story commercial building (importing AutoCAD drawings as a base) and also create a site model
  • Create a model for a significant two-story expansion to your first building model
  • Develop a progress 30/60/90/100 percent deliverable set of Architectural Construction Documents for the commercial building and site which was created in BIM 301
  • Create plans, elevations and sections of the project and will also keynote elements of the model and develop detail drawings and schedules
  • Develop a series of architectural details for the commercial building, which are modeled in BIM 301 and BIM 302 – BIM Construction Documents

How you will benefit

  • Gain a foundational understanding of the Revit (BIM) model and learn advanced methods to document a project
  • Get hands-on learning using the Revit Architecture tools by modeling an existing commercial building and create a site model.
  • Develop your detailing skills by creating a model for a significant two-story expansion to the first building model, which is typical of projects currently being handled by AEC teams who use Revit in their offices
  • By developing a progress 30/60/90/100 percent deliverable set of architectural construction documents, you will develop the necessary detailing skills to apply in real-world projects

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 140 course hours
  1. Introduction to Revit
    1. User Interface & Basics
    2. The Habitat House
    3. The Office Building
    4. Floor, Ceiling, and Roof
    5. Groups and Fixtures
    6. Graphics, Elevations, and Sheets
  2. Intermediate Revit
    1. Design Options
    2. Working with Families
    3. Tagging and Schedules
    4. Building Area
    5. Advanced Walls
    6. Detailing
  3. BIM Construction Documents I
    1. Project Parameters & Beginning the Project
    2. Curtain Walls, Floors & Roofs
    3. Demolition Plans
    4. Lobby Remodel
    5. New Construction Plans
    6. Renderings & Elevations
  4. BIM Construction Documents II
    1. Project Setup
    2. New Building
    3. Interior Layout
    4. Elevations
    5. Building Documentation
    6. Rendering & Schematic Design Set
  5. BIM Detailing
    1. Detail Elements - Callouts, Lines, Regions, etc.
    2. Detail Elements Continued & Keynotes
    3. CAD Import & Export, Lineweights & Families
    4. Detail Libraries, Section Perspectives & Axonometric View

This course is designed to be self-paced and does not involve any live classes. Instead, students will have access to various self-learning resources, including video materials, practice projects, e-books, and other materials available within the course modules. Although there is no direct interaction with an instructor, students can seek help from an industry expert by submitting questions via email.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to complete this course.

Certification Requirements:

To successfully complete this exam, you typically need approximately 1200 hours of real-world Revit software experience in an architectural environment. You also need a general understanding of the following topics:

  • Modeling
  • Documentation
  • Collaboration and coordination
  • Project standards and settings
  • Families
  • Information analysis

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs and Chromebooks are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Revit software is provided for the duration of the course upon enrollment.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

According to Lightcast, BIM designers in the U.S. made an average salary of $73,000 per year based on data obtained over the last 12 months.

Lightcast reports that the average Rivet designer salary in the U.S. is $62,300 per year, according to data that has been obtained over the last 12 months.

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified User Exam (ACU) and the Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) in Revit for Architectural Design. The voucher included with the cost of your enrollment is for the ACU exam.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

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