Content Outline

Everything You Need To Know, Step By Step

REVIT Course Outline

Introduction to Autodesk Revit
– Overview of the Interface
– Starting Projects
– Open and Review a Project
Basic Sketching and Modify Tools
– Editing Elements
– Using Sketching Tools
– Working with Modify Tools
Setting Up Levels and Grids
– Setting Up Levels & Creating Structural Grids
– Adding Columns
– Linking and Importing CAD Files
Working with Walls, Doors and Windows
– Modeling & Modifying Walls
– Inserting Doors and Windows
– Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes
Inserting Component
– Adding & Modifying Components
Working with Curtain Walls
– Creating Curtain Walls
– Working with Curtain Wall Panels
– Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids
Working with Views
– Setting the View Display
– Duplicating Views
– Adding Callout Views
– Creating Elevations and Sections
Modeling Floors & Ceilings
– Modeling Floors & Ceilings
– Creating Shaft Openings
– Adding Ceiling Fixtures
Modeling Roofs
– Modeling Roofs
– Establishing Work Planes
– Creating Roofs by Footprint and Extrusions
Modeling Stairs, Railings, and Ramps
– Creating Component Stairs
– Working with Railings & Creating Ramps
– Modifying Component Stairs, Railings and ramps
Creating & Annotating Construction Documents
– Setting up Sheets
– Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
– Working with Text & Dimensions & Modifying them
– Adding Detail Lines, Symbols & Legends
Adding Tags and Schedules
– Adding Rooms and Room Tags
– Working with Schedules
Creating Details
– Setting up Detail Views
– Adding Detail Components
– Annotating Details

Calvin’s training offer includes a FREE trial version of AutoCAD 2019 and FREE Manual & Videos of practical examples to follow step-by-step.

The following Course Content highlights the outline of tools, features and commands covered in Calvin’s 2D Course for Beginners.
The 3D advanced course synopsis is
outlined in the right sidebar (blue panel)

Understanding the AutoCAD Interface
Rotating selections (transform)
-setting up your AutoCAD environment
-saving and opening your drawings
-starting a drawing
-drawing line objects
-drawing curves
-drawing circles
-constructing and editing
-using ortho mode
-moving objects
-resizing objects
-mirroring objects
-filleting objects
-offsetting objects
-arraying objects

Hatching & Listing
defining hatch boundaries
-using hatch styles
-creating an associative hatch
-using autosnap
– drawing polylines
-calculating points
-calculating areas
-distance & angle inquiry methods
-inserting breaks
-using zoom and pan
-previous view
-dynamic view
-zooming objects
-listing objects
-exploding objects
Layers upon Layers
-working with layers
-working with linetypes
-working with colour
-assigning to objects
-naming layers

-manipulating layers
-‘ freezing ‘ and
‘ thawing ‘ layers
– layers ‘ON’ and ‘OFF’
-deleting layers

Blocks & Text

cut, copy & pasting drawings
-creating blocks
-inserting blocks
-manipulating blocks
-creating a library for blocks
-text styles
-modifying text & styles
-using the grips

Plotting & Dimensions
editing dimensions
-creating dimension styles
-applying dimensions to objects
-plotting your drawing
-setting linetype weights
-using various scales

Paper & Model Space

using paper space & model space
-displaying multiple tiled viewports
-changing the tiles configuration
-working in tiled viewports
-scaling tiled viewports

One-To-One Expert Training

One-to-one is still the best training method to understanding how all the functions/tools of AutoCAD actually works”– Calvin Dorman