COURSE INFORMATION

Structural flavour of the leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool used by engineers and technicians for model based design and design team collaboration and data sharing. The 3D models are used to streamline the design and analysis process and improve collaboration among project teams. This comprehensive courseware digs into the essential skills required to use the software to design and to share information. Select a version in order to see which formats and what resources are available to purchase.

  • Online learning
  • Home/office based
  • Revit in a nutshell
  • Introduction to the principles of BIM
  • UI tour, project navigation and view creation
  • Element selection and manipulation
  • Visibility control and categorisation
  • Model development methodology
  • Settings, units and linking Revit
  • Modelling basics – walls, columns, beams and bracing
  • Foundations and piling
  • System family editing
  • Basic schedules and legends
  • Geometry formation and in-place families
  • Slab and roof tools
  • Stairs ramps and railings
  • Beam and truss systems
  • Construction sequencing (phasing)
  • 2D draughting and annotation
  • Sheet compilation and publication
  • Basic subdivision and collaboration
  • Introduction to the principles of family editing
  • Considering options and alternatives
  • Applicants will be considered on a case by case basis but should have or be working towards attaining at least an HNC in a Built Environment / CAD related discipline
  • Applicants should have experience utilising computer software programmes such as AutoCAD or Revit Architecture
  • Those working in industry will be considered on the basis of their job role and the skills/attributes associated with that

Subject to demand and availability, options exist to progress to progress to Autodesk certification in the following courses at Fife College:

  • Revit Architecture
  • Revit Architecture: Advanced
  • Executive Guide to BIM
  • Revit MEP
  • BIM Virtual Project
  • Architectural technologist/technician
  • Revit technician
  • BIM manager
  • Facilities manager
  • Building services engineer
  • £250 per person

Included in this price is:

  • Access to VLE
  • Educational Licence of Revit (system requirements outlined below from Autodesk)