Revit Content Creation

Cadassist Ltd
Course summary
2 days
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Glasgow
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Course description

Revit Content Creation - 2-day open course in Manchester, London, and Glasgow

Attend this course to develop the techniques and best practices for creating dynamic, flexible and data rich content within your role.

Create content for an entire design team harnessing the power of Revit  as inter-operable between the Architectural, Structural, and MEP disciplines. This hands-on course is focused on the practical and will teach  the most efficient ways to create information and at the culmination of the course participants will create their own Revit content to use on their next project.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This open course is aimed towards design professionals who would like to increase their efficiency and accuracy within Revit by making dynamic, intelligent and flexible content.

This course is also highly beneficial for Revit users and managers who wish to improve the workflow of interdisciplinary projects and manufacturers who would like to encourage use of their products.

In order to benefit from this course, participants must have experience using Revit Structure, MEP or Architecture. For content creators, a one-day orientation course is available.

Training Course Content

The training course content is as follows:

The Family Editor Environment

  • User Interface–how it differs from the main environment
  • Family Templates–what’s available and best use

The Building Blocks

  • Working Planes–understand the different options
  • Dimensions–how powerful they can be
  • Work with labels and parameters
  • Understand family types and family parameters

Basic Concepts

  • Create geometry using the numerous tools
  • Parameters and flexing
  • Understand how content affects your CAD standards

Going Beyond the Basics

  • Correctly utilise families in your model
  • Make families that don’t bloat your project
  • Use equations and rules to control your families
  • Utilise DWG/DGN information to build families
  • Correctly apply materials

System Families and Standards

  • Work with ‘System’ families
  • System family best practice
  • Families in detailing, tags and symbols

The ‘I’ in Building Information Modelling

  • Create data rich families
  • Understand the requirements of all disciplines –Structural, Architectural, MEP
  • Analytical lines
  • Understand what information MEP services require

Conceptual Massing

  • Understand and utilise conceptual mass
  • Import geometry from external sources

Discipline Specific Workshop

  • Apply what you have learned in the course –create content you would use in your workplace!


The course is tailored to meet your requirements in terms of content, location and delivery.

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About provider

Cadassist Ltd

Cadassist is an Authorised Training Centre (ATC) for Autodesk and runs accredited courses for Autodesk and other CAD software packages. Cadassist is a design and data management specialist working with some of the UK’s leading design organisations. They use their...

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Cadassist Ltd

52 Bramhall Lane, South Bramhall, Cheshire
SK7 1AH Manchester

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