Class Overview

Revit - Level 1 | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Revit is building design and documentation software that helps you design freely and efficiently.

Built for BIM (Building Information Modeling), Revit mirrors the real world of buildings, so you work naturally rather than with floor plans, sections, and elevations. Since Revit is a Parametric Modeler, changes you make are automatically coordinated in your project.

Topics covered include:

  • BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • Overview of the Interface
  • Starting Projects
  • Viewing Commands
  • Using General Sketching Tools
  • Editing Elements
  • Working with Basic Modify Tools and Additional Modify Tools
  • Setting Up Levels
  • Creating Structural Grids
  • Adding Columns
  • Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • Modeling and 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

Learning Outcomes

  • Basic understanding how to use Revit
  • Hands-on guidance in mastering the topics outlined above
  • Extensive in-room classroom practice
  • Preparation for Revit - Level 2

Who Should Take this Class?

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

  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Industrial designers
  • Anyone hoping to gain employment in these industries

Session Details

  • Class ID: 8219
  • Instructor: Joel Hills
  • When: 7 Tuesdays & Thursdays; 1/7/20-1/28/20, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 21
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 1139D; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $599
  • Additional Notes: Price includes computer lab fee.