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Autodesk Revit Advanced


This course covers many of the advanced features of the entire Revit platform.

The objective of this course is to enable students who have a basic knowledge of Autodesk Revit to increase their productivity while working with other people on a team, either in the same firm or other firms, and while working with Autodesk Revit files or other CAD files.


Features & Benefits


  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More) 


  • Attendees will gain confidence and enhance their practical skills and knowledge in this field.
  • Revit is BIM software widely used by architects, engineers, and contractors to create a unified model that all disciplines and trades can use to complete their work.


Salaries & Skills

How to perform a basic setup of the modelling environment

  • Get to know the ribbon and user interface terminology
  • Identify the panels and the tools
  • Using the tools and properties palettes
  • Navigate around the drawing using commands such as Start a New Project
  • Project Information
  • Create the Building Grid
  • Levels
  • Place Construction Elements
  • Automatic Steel Connections
  • Create Model Views – and their use by Cameras for GA creation
  • Create a Straight Stairs Between Two Points
  • Create Handrailing Between Selected Points
  • Insert a Spiral Staircase in the 3D Model
  • Insert a Vertical Caged Ladder and Monowills
  • Create Rectangular Grating
  • Create the Portal Frame
  • Connect the Frame
  • Copy the Frame and Connections
  • Apply Bracing
  • Insert Cold Rolled Purlins and Sheeting Rails
  • Insert Cladding Panels
  • Create a Roof Truss and apply the Connections
  • Create Hip Rafters
  • Create Purlins to the hip roof, apply connections and insert Eaves beams
  • Create the Platform Support Steelwork
  • Create a Stair
  • Insert the Mezzanine Floor Cold Rolled Steelwork
  • Create Flooring Panels
  • Apply Handrailing to the Stairs and Platform
  • Different information management systems and Exchange formats
  • Configure Numbering and Marking prior to creating NC Files
  • Add Project Information to the NC Files
  • Produce DXF files for plates with Hard Stamping
  • Generate Manufacturer Specific Cold Rolled CAM Data
  • Create User Connections
  • Insert User Connections
  • Modify User Connections
  • The Drawing Style Manager
  • Drawing Prototypes
  • The Title Block
  • The Drawing Frame
  • BOM’s and Revision Tables
  • The Management Tools application
  • Element Transfer between Advance Steel and Revit
  • Structural Columns and Framings Transfer
  • Steel Fabrication Element Transfer
  • Structural Connection Transfer and Synchronisation
  • Analysis Results Transfer from Revit to Advance Steel
  • Level Import and Export
  • Grid Transfer and Synchronisation
  • The GTC Mapping Database
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 3 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are  presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing  learners the flexibility to attend on campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.


    Online, Mentored Learning (Learn More)

    • 12 Months (Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform)
  • Course Prerequisites

  • CPD Credits

    • 3 Credits (By the South African Institute of Architects - SAIA)

Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Available Exams and Certifications

On completion the learner will earn:


Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

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Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.


Module 1: Considering Options and Alternatives

  • Design option terminology and workflows
  • Utilising design option sets
  • Considerations when using design options
  • Design sets and incorporating design options


 Module 2: Construction Sequencing (Phasing)

  • Project phasing, properties and creation
  • Phase filters and graphic overrides
  • Combining phases, infill and the demolition of elements


Module 3: Project Setup and Managing Coordinates

  • Explore the different approaches to starting a project
  • Understand how and why we sanitise CAD files prior to use in Revit
  • Look at how we establish building models and site models
  • Define and manage real-world or defined coordinates


Module 4: Energy Analysis of a Revit Model

  • Understand the terminology of Energy Simulation
  • Learn best practice tips on model creation for energy analysis
  • Explore the simplicity of concept mass simulation
  • Explore the potential of analysis using detailed material composition


Module 5: Placing Structural Elements

  • The placement of:
  • Columns, Beams and Bracing members
  • Foundations, Strip footings, Slabs, Slab Edges, Piers and Pilasters
  • Beam and Truss Systems
  • Basic modification to the above members
  • The creation of framing elevations
  • Placement and modification of beam systems


Module 6: Creating 2D Content Part One

  • 2D Content Creation
  • Detailing to Replace or Enhance? A Library of Shapes
  • Profile Templates
  • Content Standards and Naming Conventions


Module 7: Nesting Elements to Create Complex Families

  • Understand generic library elements
  • Follow the 10 steps to family creation
  • Positioning and locking a sub-element
  • Nesting parameters


Module 8: Creating 2D Content Part Two

  • Important Terminology
  • Line Weight
  • Nesting Principles
  • Sanitising CAD Data
  • Using CAD data within Revit


Module 9: Parameters and Formulae

  • Understanding
  • Parameters
  • Working with Formulae Correct
  • Formula Syntax


Module 10: Preparing the Analytical Model

  • Analytical v Physical model
  • View, adjust and manage analytical alignment
  • Nodes and hosted nodes
  • Auto-detection and projection
  • Consistency and member support checks


Module 11: Creating Parametric Trusses

  • Loading and inserting structural trusses
  •  Modifying profiles and properties
  • Add basic supports
  • The family editor
  • Build a parametric truss


Module 12: Loads and Analysis Tools

  • The type and placement of loads:
  • Point, Line
  • Area, Hosted
  • Representation of the load types
  • Load cases, natures and combinations
  • Boundary conditions
  • Links to structural analysis tools


Module 13: Working with Parametrics

  • Understanding the terminology of parameters
  • Exploring the different types and functions of parameters
  • Understanding work planes, reference planes, reference lines and reference points
  • How parameters are created and applied


  • Campus
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  • 12 July 2021
    14 July 2021
    Full Time
  • 13 September 2021
    15 September 2021
    Full Time
  • 08 November 2021
    10 November 2021
    Full Time
  • 13 December 2021
    15 December 2021
    Full Time
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  • 28 June 2021
    30 June 2021
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  • 30 August 2021
    01 September 2021
    Full Time
  • 25 October 2021
    27 October 2021
    Full Time
  • 13 December 2021
    15 December 2021
    Full Time

Online Training Booking Form

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact The CAD Corporation offices and speak to a sales consultant.

Autodesk Revit Advanced

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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