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Revit Essentials

Non-accredited Short Course

Learn the basics of Revit.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Start date: 27 Mar 2023 Duration: 6 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

Learn how to produce 2D drawings, 3D models and digital presentations using the industry-standard BIM software Autodesk Revit.

You will gain skills in creating and editing building components, using basic structural framing systems, dimensioning, annotating and setting up views and sheets.

This short course is ideal for building designers, interior designers and technicians.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
South Bank
27 Mar 2023
6 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
  • Full fee: $735

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Revit Essentials (NONAC04062)

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Revit Essentials

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria
  • Computer skills are essential; and
  • Skills in CAD software is recommended.

If you are under the age of 17 years, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with capacity to run Revit software, as well as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

Weekly topics:
(Please note these will vary in order and context with each class as your industry expert tailors learning to your class)

Week 1

  • Introduction
  • BIM (Building Information Modelling)
  • Online Resources
  • Revit Terminology
  • Revit Interface
  • Starting a Project
  • Walls

Week 2

  • Walls (continued)
  • Floors
  • Doors & Windows
  • View Range
  • Openings

Week 3

  • Importing CAD files
  • Reference Planes
  • Roofs
  • Ceilings
  • Hosting Sweeps

Week 4

  • Curtin Walls
  • Structural Framing
  • Families

Week 5

  • Families (continued)
  • Stairs & Railings
  • Ramps
  • Toposurface

Week 6

  • Views (Orthographic)
  • Views (Perspective)
  • Annotations
  • Rooms
  • Detail Linework
  • Creating Sheets
  • Printing
  • Materials

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.