Design software for BIM: Autodesk Revit for Beginners

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Tuesday, 30 July, 2019 - 09:30 to Wednesday, 31 July, 2019 - 17:00

Design software for BIM: Autodesk Revit for Beginners


Coventry University Enterprises Business Solutions


Coventry University Engineering and Computing Building
Gulson Road, Coventry CV1 2JH
United Kingdom

A two day course that is a practical introduction to the basic elements of this 3D BIM development software. The course is delivered in a computer lab and all delegates will have access to a computer running Autodesk Revit software for the duration of the course. Participants will gain practical hands on knowledge of the essential elements of this software package and will be given simple training exercises and examples to complete as part of the course.

Who Should Attend

No previous REVIT experience is necessary. The course is aimed at those who are just starting with Revit software or those who want to learn its essential elements.

Autodesk Revit is also the market leading software tool for all BIM applications and will be of interest to anyone specialising in this area.


Day One:

  • Why Revit is not like AutoCAD, an introduction to REVIT and BIM
  • The Revit Interface
  • The Revit Skeleton – Levels and Grids
  • From System families to type families
  • Creating a simple house – Part 1
  • House Pt 2 - Walls, Floors Doors and Windows – Adding and modifying Type Families
  • Setting up a sheet and adding content.

Day Two

  • Sections, View range and scope boxes
  • Adding Rooms and Furniture
  • View options and Templates
  • Stairs and Railings
  • Call outs and 2D details

Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided.

This workshop is funded by ERDF Green Business Program, delivered by Coventry University and CUE Business Solutions and as such only SMEs based in Coventry and Warwickshire are able to attend. Eligibility will be verified when completing registration details.

SMEs who attend may also be able to access grant assistance from delivery partners to fund the costs of software licensing and certification.

Please note due to high demand, we will be limiting attendance to two staff from each business.

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