Revit Essentials

Course summary
3 days
595 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
Next available date: 15/11/2021 09:30 - Reading
Course Dates
595 GBP

595 GBP

595 GBP

Milton Keynes
595 GBP

Course description

Autodesk Revit Essentials - 3-day Autodesk-authorised course for new Revit users. 

This Revit Essentials course provides an ideal starter for Revit for users from any industry and background. Delegates learn the fundamental concepts of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and using Revit tools for architectural and structural design.

The three-day programme combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice, providing a thorough introduction to the software's features. By the end of the training, delegates will have developed a comprehensive understanding of the techniques needed to design, analyse and visualise high quality buildings with Autodesk Revit from start to finish.

This is an Autodesk-authorised course, run by an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI)

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Autodesk Revit Essentials training course is suitable for those who need to use Revit for architectural and structural design, including:

  • Architects and building designers.
  • Structural engineers.
  • General users.

This course is relevant to both Revit and Revit LT. 

Pre-requisites: Delegates should have a basic understanding of construction techniques. You do not necessarily need to have any existing CAD experience.

To find out if this course is right for you, send an enquiry here.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Autodesk e-certificate

Armada is an Autodesk authorised Training Centre (ATC), and the Autodesk Revit Essentials training course is accredited by Autodesk. Delegates receive an industry recognised e-certificate from Autodesk to confirm they have attended and successfully completed an accredited Revit training course.

Revit professional certification

Autodesk offers a program of professional certifications for which Armada is an authorised Autodesk Certification Centre (ACC). Delegates have the option of taking an exam, either at the end of their course or on a later date, in order to gain 'Autodesk-certified' status in Revit.

Training venue

This Revit Essentials training course is hosted at our centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Milton Keynes, Sheffield and Reading.

For our Bromsgrove courses, we offer a free taxi service from Central Birmingham to our training centre.

Delegates can enjoy fantastic facilities at our centres, with lunch and refreshments included.

Training Course Content

This course typically covers the following topics:

  • Building Information Modelling
    • Introduction to BIM
  • Revit Basics
    • Exploring the user interface
    • Working with Revit elements and families
  • Viewing the Structural Model
    • Working with views
    • Controlling object visibility
    • Working with elevation and section views
    • Working with 3D views
  • Starting a New Project
    • Setting up a project
    • Setting up view templates
    • Defining discipline settings
    • Importing typical DWG details
    • Linking a Revit model
    • Coordinating linked projects
    • Adding and modifying levels
    • Creating and modifying grids
  • Detailing and Drafting
    • Creating callout views
    • Working with text and tags
    • Working with detail views
    • Working with drafting views
    • Working with CAD details
  • Annotations and Schedules
    • Adding dimensions
    • Working with text and tags
    • Creating legends
    • Working with schedules
  • Construction Documentation
    • Working with sheets and title blocks
    • Printing sheets
    • Exporting content to CAD formats
  • The Basics of the Building Model - columns and walls
    • Adding and modifying walls
    • Working with compound and vertically compound walls
    • Using Editing commads
    • Working with doors
    • Adding and modifying windows
  • Frames
    • Adding floor framing
    • Working with beams and beam systems
    • Working with structural steel frames
    • Working with structural concrete beams
  • Floors and roofs
    • Adding floors
    • Creating roofs and adding structural framing
  • Foundations
    • Adding foundations
  • Stairs and ramps
    • Creating stairs
    • Creating ramps
  • Loading Additional Building Components
    • Adding and modifying component families
  • Viewing the Building Model
    • Managing views
    • Controlling object visibility
    • Working with section and elevation views
    • Creating and modifying 3D views
  • Dimensions and Constraints
    • Working with dimensions
    • Applying and removing constraints
  • Developing the Building Model
    • Creating and modifying floors
    • Adding and modifying ceilings
    • Adding and modifying roofs
  • Presentation and Visualisation Techniques
    • Working with graphics
    • Enhancing views

NB: This course does not include material specific to mechanical, electrical and plumbing MEP.

Why choose Armada

4.9 stars Google Review rating

Over 96% delegate experience rating on our Autodesk courses in 2021

5 locations across UK and live online courses


Course fees are inclusive of a comprehensive training guide, refreshments and lunch. Delegates are also entitled to 30 days' after-course support via email.

In-house training

We can also provide an on-request course (one-to-one or for a group) at our training centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Sheffield, Reading, Milton Keynes, or at your venue anywhere in the UK.

Continuing Studies

Following Revit Essentials training, we also offer Advanced Revit training specific to your industry in:

  • Advanced Revit Architecture (2 days)
  • Advanced Revit Structure (2 days)

At the end of each day we run an open session looking at topics requested by delegates, answering any specific questions you might have and looking at areas you're having problems with.

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6 West Court, Saxon Business Park
B60 4AD Bromsgrove, Birmingham

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 10 reviews.

Martin H
This course has been extremely beneficial to me in every sense, I highly recommend it.
James L
Great course, has made me inspired to learn even more
Samuel B
Very clear and easy to follow along even though it was an online course
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