Class Overview

Revit Architecture - Certificate | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationGet certified in Revit, the building design and documentation software that helps you design freely and efficiently.

Built for Building Information Modeling (BIM,) Revit mirrors the real world of buildings, so you work naturally rather than with floor plans, sections, and elevations.

During this three-level certificate program, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of Revit, including:

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
  • BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • Overview of the Interface
  • Starting Projects
  • Viewing Commands
  • Using General Sketching Tools
  • Editing Elements
  • Working with Basic Modify Tools
  • Working with Additional Modify Tools
  • Setting Up Levels
  • Creating Structural Grids
  • Adding Columns
  • Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • Modeling Walls
  • Modifying Walls
  • Inserting Doors and Windows
  • Loading Door and Window Types from the Library
  • Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes
  • Creating Curtain Walls
  • Adding Curtain Grids
  • Working with Curtain Wall Panels
  • Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids
  • Setting the View Display
  • Duplicating Views
  • Adding Callout Views
  • Creating Elevations and Sections
  • Adding Components
  • Modifying Components
  • Modeling Floors
  • Creating Shaft Openings
  • Creating Sloped Floors
  • Modeling Ceilings
  • Adding Ceiling Fixtures
  • Creating Ceiling Soffits
  • Modeling Roofs
  • Creating Roofs by Footprint
  • Establishing Work Planes
  • Creating Roofs by Extrusion
  • Creating Component Stairs
  • Modifying Component Stairs
  • Working with Railings
  • Creating Ramps
  • Setting Up Sheets
  • Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
  • Printing Sheets
  • Working with Dimensions
  • Working With Text
  • Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
  • Creating Legends
  • Adding Tags
  • Adding Rooms and Room Tags
  • Working with Schedule
  • Setting Up Detail Views
  • Adding Detail Components
  • Annotating Details
  • Keynoting and Keynote Legends
  • Create topographic surfaces
  • Add property lines and building pads
  • Modify toposurfaces with subregions, splitting surfaces and grading the regions
  • Annotate site plans and add site components
  • Work with Shared Coordinates
  • Create structural grids and add columns
  • Add foundation walls and footings
  • Add beams and beam systems
  • Create framing elevations and add braces
  • Placing Mass Elements
  • Creating Conceptual Massing
  • Setting the Work Plane
  • Dynamic Editing for Conceptual Massing
  • Working with Profiles and Edges
  • Moving from Massing to Building
  • Space Planning
  • Area Analysis
  • Creating Color Schemes
  • Creating Perspective Views
  • Working with Graphic Display Options
  • Adding Exploded Views
  • Setting Up Solar Studies
  • Producing Basic Renderings
  • Working with Lighting
  • Enhancing Renderings
  • Creating Materials
  • Creating Walkthroughs
  • Conceptual Mass Families

Courses are sequenced to build upon previous class/lab and work experiences and give you ample opportunity for hands-on experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively use Revit software for a variety of professional purposes
  • Hands-on guidance in mastering the topics outlined in each level
  • Extensive in-room classroom practice
  • Receive expert guidance from an industry professional

Who Should Take this Class?

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills (able to use the keyboard and mouse) and the ability to comprehend English.

  • Engineers seeking to improve their skill-set
  • Contractors
  • Industrial designers
  • Anyone hoping to gain employment in these industries

Session Details

  • Class ID: 8223
  • Instructor: Joel Hills
  • When: 21 Tuesdays & Thursdays; 1/7/20-3/25/20, 6-9 PM; no class on 2/6, 2/18, 2/20; Last class will be held on Wednesday, 3/25.
  • Total Number of Hours: 63
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 1139D; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $1,650
  • Additional Notes: Price includes computer lab fee. No class on 2/6, 2/18, 2/20. Last class will be held on Wednesday, 3/25.