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Introduction to Revit

Develop your skills and extend your career opportunities with this practical course designed for creative professionals. Revit is quickly becoming the industry standard for Architects and Interior Designers. In this course we will introduce you to this tool through a practical project – the transformation of a warehouse into an art gallery.

Accredited online short course
3 hrs per week / 6 months

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Why learn Revit?

Revit streamlines your workflow saving time and resources. This highly efficient building information modelling tool (BIM) allows you to create 2D drawings and 3D models packed with detailed data. Teams working with a shared Revit model can contribute and extract information, collaborate and keep track of changes.

Revit skills are in demand. This software is widely used on large projects by Designers, Architects, Engineers and Construction Professionals to manage the process from design to construction and even maintenance.

What does the course cover?

  • The Revit interface, views and the Revit hierarchy
  • Starting an architectural model
  • Site modelling
  • Walls and wall properties
  • Grids and columns
  • Placing components; doors and windows
  • Floors, roofs and roof types
  • Advanced wall techniques and curtain walls
  • Stairs, railings and ceilings
  • Model in place components
  • Custom families
  • Materials and the material editor
  • Annotations including text, dimensions and markers
  • Tags, schedules and legends
  • Sharing and printing your drawings
  • Lights and rendering

What are the timeframes?

There are no intakes, you can apply and start at anytime. Please allow one business day for us to process your application and payment.

You’ll learn over a 6 month period, we estimate that you will need to commit 3 hours per week to your study.

This time frame commences from the day you receive access to our eCampus.

If you require a longer period you will need to submit an extension application.

What support can I expect?

If you need assistance during your course you can contact our Educators via email during our Sydney studio hours (Monday to Friday 9.30am -4.30pm AEST). We endeavour to respond to all questions with 48 hours.

We also offer live online weekly Help Hub support sessions via Zoom.

This course is developed by our partner Sydney Design School, Australia’s award winning interior design school.

Receive a Statement of Attainment
with an accredited competency.
Registered Training Provider 91446

What skills do I need?

This is a practical and fast-paced course suited to Designers with an understanding of basic construction. This course has been designed for Interior Decorators and Designers, Architects, Draftspeople, Builders, Landscape Architects, students studying architecture or interiors and those working in the construction industry.

To study with Interior Design Online you will need a strong command of the English language (verbal, written and comprehension) and, if required, be able to score at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test here or an equivalent.

If required, our team will be in contact with you by telephone to assess your English language proficiency, prior to an enrolment confirmation being sent. If your application is not successful due to your language ability your payment will be refunded in full.

What tools will I need?

  • A powerful laptop or desktop computer with a dedicated graphics card. Please see our Computer Requirements page for more detail
  • Microsoft Office
  • A three button, scroll wheel mouse
  • A 2-4TB external hard drive
  • We will provide you with a link for a free educational subscription to Revit.

Note: This course is delivered on a PC and all resources provided are based on students using a PC. If you choose to use a Mac you will need to purchase and install Windows to access Revit. Please note we do not provide installation or technical support for Mac users.

What is the cost?

  • Pay AUD $995 in full (GST free) or pay a deposit of $395 followed by 2 monthly instalments of $300 via Ezidebit.
  • A credit card transaction fee will be applied at checkout

Meet an Educator

Samantha Cahill
Interior Designer / Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

“Revit allows designers to develop a model that fits into an iterative design process. With AutoCAD, if you make a change to the design, you need to go through and update all your drawings and related documentation but with BIM, if you make a change, then all your drawings and documents update.”
Student work featured by Sarah Roe.