Produce and Present 3-D Models of Small-Scale Building Designs

Duration8 weeks
Pre-requisitesStudents must be competent with the fundamentals of Autodesk Revit as taught in the ‘Introduction to BIM Modelling using Revit’ short course.
Example Career ProfileBuilding Designer
Accredited UnitsProduce and present 3-D models of small-scale building designs (CPPBDN5012A)


This short course covers the outcomes required to produce three-dimensional (3-D) models for building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA). It also supports building designers who prepare and present 3-D models to clients and stakeholders to illustrate concepts of small-scale building design projects.

On the completion of this course you will be competent in the use of Revit Architecture to document a building design project. Work in this area must be completed according to relevant legislative, industry and organisational requirements.

Knowledge of basic techniques is assumed, such as creating standard elements, copying and moving elements, and creating and working with views, etc. Ideally, students will be using Revit on a regular basis of have at least used it within the last six months. The techniques and methods used in this short course are of an Advanced nature. Note: Basic skills will not be taught.

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TonsleyMon 13 Feb 2017Mon 26 Jun 2017Enrol Now
20 weeks x 3 hours
Mondays 6:00-9:00pm
(No classes over term break 17 & 24 April)
Enquire8207 2860
Note: No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA.

Skills Covered

Produce and Present 3-D Models of Small-Scale Building Designs
- Create custom templates with annotation styles, title blocks, and custom element types
- Import AutoCAD drawings
- Advanced modelling techniques including the use of Reference Planes
- Create schedules, including Sheet Lists
- Work with Project Phasing and manipulate element visibility
- Duplicating Views, creating sheets, adding views and Legends
- Creating Sections and Callouts (Details)
- Tagging & Keynoting
- Create and modify families, including in-place families, profiles and annotation
- Using Filled & Masking Regions, Detail Lines and Detail items
- Working with custom Line Patterns and Styles
- Assigning Lineweights to Elements
- Printing Overview (Create a set of Sheets and output to PDF)