Introduction to Revit® Virtual Training Lab

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.

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 via the internet in four (three-hour) consecutive sessions.

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Class Setting


Course Prerequisites

Experience working in a Windows environment.

Who Should Attend

Management, Designers/Detailers

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

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 pipe systems and settings
  • Mechanical Settings for Pipe
  • Pipe Systems Introduction
  • Placing Mechanical Equipment
  • Pipe Types Setup
  • Creating a System
  • Creating Pipe Layouts
  • Inherit System, Size and Offset
  • Connect into
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 Central Projects
  • 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
  • Disconnect Markers

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