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Drafting and Design Using Revit

Learn about the cutting-edge methods employed in drafting and designing structures using Autodesk Revit in the industry. This is a course in the civil design domain.

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 4 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

With changing times, transformation from AutoCAD to Autodesk Revit as the primary design and modeling tool has witnessed a rise. While AutoCAD is predominantly a drafting tool used for generating 2D diagrams, Autodesk  Revit has broader applications and can accommodate all the processes involved in designing a building. Autodesk Revit offers a platform for drafting, designing and 3D modeling structures. To give learners a comprehensive understanding of how the tool is used in the industry, Skill-Lync offers this course on Drafting and Design using Autodesk Revit. 

By taking this course, learners will…

  • Get introduced to the Autodesk Revit interface.
  • Understand the process of drafting, designing and modeling building structures. 
  • Understand the design process of residential, commercial and industrial units. 
  • Be exposed to parametric design for model creation in Autodesk Revit and model analysis using Autodesk Navisworks.
  • Become aware of National building codes, the concepts of cloud computing and their integrated usage with Autodesk Revit for creating and rendering views.
  • Complete industry level projects that require extensive use of Autodesk Revit, and an application of concepts learned throughout the course. 

Who can enroll in this course?

Students and working professionals with a background in civil engineering can take this course.

Course Syllabus

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Week 1 - Introduction to Autodesk Revit

Coming up with an executable and a defect-free design plan is a crucial step in the process of building structures. Autodesk Revit is a design and modeling tool that can efficiently generate 3D models of proposed structures. It is important for learners to understand the fundamentals of modeling using Autodesk Revit. 

This week will cover

  • Fundamentals of Autodesk Revit
  • Basics of modeling
  • Use of Autodesk Revit for drawings

Week 2 - Building Information Modelling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the virtual procss of planning, designing, and overseeing data throughout the course of a construction project. This uses a wide array of tools and technologies. An optimized design plan for buildings is modeled via BIM. This is one of the primary areas in which Autodesk Revit is used. It is important  for learners to know the basics of BIM and its workflow in Autodesk Revit.

This week will cover

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Working with Autodesk Revit
  • Families and categories in Autodesk Revit
  • Setting up projects modeling in Autodesk Revit
  • Levels and grids in Autodesk Revit
  • Conceptualizing layout

Week 3 - Project Model and Design Elements

Modeling of a residential unit, is essentially the process of digitally representing all the features and facilities that the building will have. This includes the windows, stairs, doors and other minor details. It is essential for learners to understand how these models are generated in Autodesk Revit.

This week will cover

  • 3D Modeling of Residential Unit
  • Modeling of floors and walls
  • Parametric modeling of basic components
  • Annotation styles and drafting methods

Week 4 - Project Design and Presentation Methods

Autodesk Revit offers an array of options that help generate a 3D model with intricate details. There are several ways of representing the details of a model. It is important for learners to understand how models can be rendered with different views and styles.

This week will cover

  • Modeling of residential units
  • Detailed modeling
  • Detailing design with components
  • Rendering views
  • Presentation styles

Week 5 - Project Design with Building Codes

Following design codes is essential in ensuring the quality and safety of buildings. Buildings are to strictly adhere to the standards given. It is therefore important for learners to know the requirements stated under the National Building Codes of India when remodeling residential structures.  

This week will cover

  • Modeling with design codes
  • National Building Code (NBC) of India
  • Purpose of building codes
  • Design team and management team
  • Limitations and special requirements for modeling

Week 6 - Cloud based 3D Modeling

Cloud-based 3D modeling is an efficient and reliable way of generating models. It allows for collaboration between engineers and designers while drafting the project plan. It is important for learners to know the basics of cloud-based 3D modeling.

This week will cover

  • Using NBC for modeling
  • Setting up collaborate for 3D Modeling
  • Cloud based Modeling
  • Accessibility Components Modeling

Week 7 - Multiple Discipline Project Design (Part 1)

Cloud-based 3D modeling integrates BIM, data management systems, collaborations, and analytical tools on a single online platform. Since Autodesk Revit is a cloud-based software, it is essential for learners to understand the features and functionalities of cloud-based modeling.

This week will cover

  • Features of cloud based model
  • Project based shared parameters
  • Origin coordinates setting up
  • Classification and modeling of structural elements
  • Working in cloud

Week 8 - Multiple Discipline Project Design (Part 2)

An optimal design of a residential unit involves a series of considerations. To ensure that all of these have been included, integrity and strength of the modeled structure is analyzed through structural analysis. It is therefore a fundamental requirement for learners to understand structural analysis in this process. 

This week will cover

  • Expanding cloud-based modeling
  • Basics of design and modeling for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Considerations for detailed design
  • Concepts of structural analysis
  • Detailed explanations on design

Week 9 - Introduction to Dynamo

To assess the energy performance of a building, also called its relative energy efficiency, the model is subjected to energy analysis. It is important for learners to know the shortcuts in Autodesk Revit in order to effectively use it during analysis. 

This week will cover

  • Introduction to energy analysis
  • Shortcuts in Autodesk Revit
  • Parametric design using Dynamo
  • Parametric Shelters

Week 10 - Parametric Design Using Dynamo

Dynamo is an open source platform that allows us to write the codes for rendering the visual output of the model. It is essential for learners to understand the basics of visual programming, the parameters involved and how this is integrated with Autodesk Revit for generating 3D models.

This week will cover

  • Expansion of modeling using Dynamo
  • Concept of visual programming
  • Modeling of parametric shelters.
  • Integrating Dynamo and Autodesk Revit for modeling

Week 11 - Design and Review using Navisworks

Autodesk Navisworks is a review package that facilitates real-time navigation through 3D models for analytical purposes. Reviewing the models using this tool requires learners to understand the features, functionalities and workflow in Autodesk Navisworks.

This week will cover

  • Basics of Autodesk Navisworks
  • Purpose of Autodesk Navisworks
  • Project viewing and reviewing
  • Coordination and clash detection
  • Scheduling and simulation using Autodesk Navisworks

Week 12 - Analyzing Data and Information using Revit

Autodesk BIM 360, is a cloud-based platform for managing construction projects. This platform helps in enhancing the results and outcomes of the project. Autodesk Revit can be used to understand the patterns in structural behaviors using predictive analysis. It is therefore important for learners to understand the basics of Autodesk BIM 360 when it comes to industry level construction projects. 

This week will cover

  • Autodesk BIM 360
  • Prediction Analysis using Autodesk Revit - viewing and reviewing projects
  • Benefits of BIM

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 4 Projects that are available in this program.

Building 3D Model from Concept Stage to Design using Revit

Learners will be required to create a model of a simple structure using the drafting concepts learned in this course.

Creating Architectural and Structural Models, Detecting Clashes using Naviswork

Learners will have to develop an architecture model by implementing the concepts of collaboration, coordination and parametric designs of BIM software.

Integrating Dynamo and Autodesk Revit to Design a 3D Model

Learners will have to create and design a 3D model by integrating Dynamo and Autodesk Revit.

Preparing a Schedule and Cost Estimation Report using Revit

Learners will have to generate a schedule report of the project, and render its construction staging progress using Autodesk Navisworks.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Enroll For The Drafting and Design Using Revit Online at Skill-Lync.

Drafting and Design Using Revit is a three-month-long online certification course designed and offered by Skill-Lync. This architectural drafting course is specially designed for civil and architectural engineering students to provide them with an overview of building modelling and design with the help of Autodesk Revit software. In addition, the syllabus of the Drafting and Design Using Revit gets crafted with collaborative and coordination-based modelling that exhibits the industry's detailed approach towards Autodesk Revit that concerns the design of 3D models for industrial, residential, and commercial structures. 

In addition, the fee for this civil drafting course online at Skill-Lync remains split into three payment plans: Basic, Pro, and Premium. For the Basic program, students need to pay INR 7,000 per month for three months, INR 10,000 per month for three months for the Pro course, and INR 15,000 per month for three months to register for the premium course. 

Who should take this civil drafting course?

Autodesk Revit is a construction data modelling software for landscape architects, structural engineers, electrical,  mechanical, plumbing engineers, developers, and contractors. This Drafting and Design Using Revit online certification course at Skill-Lync help civil and architectural students understand how to use the Autodesk Revit software to create building plans and generate 3D models. 

Any student who is either a Structural Engineer or Civil Engineer or even comes from a Mechanical Engineering background can readily enroll for this online certification course at the Skill-Lync platform. In addition, any professional who is an architect and aspires to improve his understanding of building modelling and design can opt for this course and upskill-their career. 

What will you learn?

Drafting and Design Using Revit online program introduces students to the Autodesk Revit software and teaches them how to use modelling tools to create commercial, residential, and industrial divisions. Apart from that, by enrolling for this online certification course at the Skill-Lync platform, you will get an overview of the National Building Code and modelling in Revit software by following the code requirements and comprehensively using Revit in developing. 

This online certification course fosters coordination and collaborative modelling to make you understand the industry's approach towards Autodesk Revit. In addition to teaching design skills, the Drafting and Design Using Revit course presents a solid understanding of drafting standards and using Autodesk Revit to produce uncluttered and error-free illustrations. 

Also, when you enroll for this certification course, you get detailed learning on executing parametric design in Revit with the help of Dynamo and employing the same to complete models. Furthermore, this online certification course presents a comprehensive viewpoint to drafting and modelling a commercial and residential undertaking aided with design provisions. Some of the core concepts that you will learn in this online course are as follows: 

  • Building Information Modeling
  • Project Model And Design Elements
  • Project Design With Building Codes
  • Cloud-Based 3D Modeling
  • Introduction To Dynamo
  • Parametric Design With The Help Of Dynamo

Skills you will gain

After completing these online civil engineering drafting courses at the Skill-Lync platform, you will learn the following skills: 

  • Use comprehensive skills for preparing drawings to offer to the customers
  • Understand and employ software aptitudes like Autodesk Navisworks, Autodesk Revit, and Dynamo
  • Use Autodesk Revit to produce error-free, accurate, and neat graphics

Key highlights of the program

  • After completing these civil drafting courses at Skill-Lync, you will obtain a certificate of completion.
  • The term of this online certification course is three months, where you get training from professional experts.
  • The top 5% of the class earn a merit certificate.
  • This online learning program comprises comprehensive industry-oriented assignments and tasks.

Career opportunities after taking the course

Once you complete this online civil drafting course at Skill-Lync, you can build your career in the following fields: 

Landscape architects: Landscape architects and designers counsel on, design, plan and supervise the design, renewal, and expansion of external ground areas such as recreational areas and gardens and industrial, residential, and commercial locations. Practically, they unite artistic aptitudes with an understanding of human movement and the biological environment – and can assist in protecting and conserving the surroundings.

Structural engineer: A Structural Engineer remains specialized in developing and examining different establishments. They present comprehensive calculations about the power and strength of facilities like buildings and bridges. A Structural Engineer will then collaborate with other divisions from network architects to support functions to guarantee a plan to create the structure safely. In addition, a structural engineer works to offset different elements of the task from safety to design. 

FAQs on Drafting and Design Using Revit

1. What are the topics included in this online course curriculum?

This online certification course includes topics like design and  3D Modelling using Autodesk Revit, outlining standards using Autodesk Revit to complete graphics and more. 

2. What is the duration of this architectural drafting course?

The duration of this architectural drafting course is three months. 

3. Will this learning program help me get a job?

Yes, this online course will assist you in getting a job. 

4. What is the fee for the premium plan of this online certification course?

The premium plan for this online certification course is INR 15,000 per month for three months.

5. Who can take this course?

Anyone who has completed a recent diploma, under graduation, or post-graduation in the field of civil engineering can start this course.

6. Can an engineering student apply for this online certification course?

Yes, civil and architectural engineering students can apply for this certification course.

7. Will the students get the software license?

No, the students do not get the software license.

8. Are there any projects and assignments included in this architectural drafting course?

Yes, there are industry-relevant projects included in this architectural drafting course.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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4 years in the experience range

Instructors with 4 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Structural Engineering

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