Introduction to Autodesk Revit for Trimble SysQue Training

This training affords participants an opportunity to learn the basic features and functions of Autodesk Revit software in preparation for the efficient use of Trimble SysQue software. The learning objectives will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to improve their use of this application in their workplaces. The objectives are met through a number of learning topics with each focusing on a key area of the lesson plan.

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Class Setting


Who Should Attend


Course overview

Provide detailers with foundational knowledge and skills of Revit to enable the effective use of Trimble SysQue software.

The mode of instruction features an instructor-led learning experience that effectively combines demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises to reinforce learning. The class is delivered over three sequential days in a classroom setting.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively navigate the application
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and edit new projects
  • Effectively create and work with pipe systems and settings
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively annotate, dimension and schedule
  • Demonstrate ability to create titleblocks and sheets
  • Create new equipment families
  • Describe the tasks of worksharing, collaboration and exporting

Training Modules

Training Topics

Module 1 – Key Concepts of Revit®

  • Key concepts
  • User interface
  • Contextual tab
  • Elements in Revit®
  • Types of Elements
  • Selection tools
  • Type Selector
  • Properties Palette
  • General Settings


Module 2 – Exploring an Existing Model

  • Opening an Existing Model
  • Navigating Project Browser
  • Types of Views
  • Filtering and Managing Views
  • Model and Annotation Categories overview
  • View and Display Control overview

Module 3 – Creating a New Project

  • Starting a new Revit® Project
  • Linking Revit® Projects
  • Linked Model Visibility Controls
  • Copy Monitor Levels
  • Creating Views
  • Creating View Templates


Module 4 – Creating Duct, Pipe and Electrical Systems and Settings

  • Mechanical Settings for Pipe
  • Pipe and Duct Systems Introduction
  • Placing Mechanical Equipment
  • Pipe and Duct Types Setup
  • Creating a System
  • Creating Pipe and Duct Layouts
  • Inherit System, Size and Offset
  • Connect into
  • Electrical Systems Introduction
  • Placing Electrical Equipment
  • Electrical Types Setup
  • Creating a System


Module 5 – Working with Pipe Systems

  • Multi-floor Pipe Systems
  • Modifying pipe runs
  • Replacing fittings
  • Justification controls
  • Sloped Pipe Systems
  • System Browser


Module 6 – Display System and Filters

  • Display Controls
  • Materials
  • Filters
  • Visibility Graphics overrides
  • Section Box

Module 7 – Annotation, Dimensioning and Scheduling

  • Annotation
  • Dimensioning
  • Duplicate Views with Detailing / Dependent
  • Create Schedules

Module 8 – Creating Titleblocks and Sheets

  • Copy / Create new Titeblock
  • Load Titleblock into a project
  • Create new sheets
  • Add views to sheets
  • Add schedules to sheets


Module 9 – Introduction to Revit® Families

  • Introduction to Family Editor
  • Creating a new Equipment Family
  • Creating a new Annotation / Label Family


Module 10 – Introduction to Worksharing

  • Overview of Local and Central Project files
  • How to create a central model
  • How to create worksets
  • How to dynamically borrow elements
  • Moving elements to different worksets


Module 11 – Collaboration, Settings, and Exporting

  • Collaboration Tools
  • Interference Checking
  • Export to CAD 2D and 3D
  • Export schedule to excel