Cert Prep for Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design

Prove to potential employers that you’re up to the task by becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional. This online course from Autodesk® introduces you to the advanced features of Revit™ for Structure, a tool to support Building Information Modeling and delivery of 3D digital models and related documentation. The course prepares you by offering an overview of skills that match what is covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design exam. The lessons are structured to match the exam’s objective domains and follow the typical workflow and features of the Revit software. 

 

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

 

  • Work with structural components, selection sets, and element materials.
  • Create and manage views and annotations, work with revisions, and set up and manage sheets.
  • Use workflows and processes such as worksharing, phasing, design options, and project management.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design exam.

 

Practice exercises

Complete these practice exercises to measure your skills on the topics covered in this exam. Download the PDF and datasets to follow along at your own pace.

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Exam objective domains

Explore the topics and features of Autodesk Revit that may be covered in this certification exam in the resource below.

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Tips for the exam

As you begin to prepare for your certification exam, these are some techniques that can make sure you’re prepared for this certification exam.

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Session 1 lesson objectives

Session 2 lesson objectives

Starting a structural project

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  • Lesson Overview

    When beginning a structural project, there are a few key processes involved when getting started.

     
  • Link or import files

    • 5.1a Understand the difference between imported and linked files

    • 5.1b Manage linked files

     
  • Understand the concept of copy and monitor elements from a linked file

    • 5.1c Understand the concept of copy and monitor from a linked file

     
  • Create additional grids and levels

    • 5.3a Modify level and grid types

    • 5.3b Edit level and grid properties

    • 4.1b Set view properties

     
  • Create a site file and understand shared coordinates

    • 5.4b Understand the concept of shared coordinates

     

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Working with structural components

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  • Lesson Overview

    This lesson covers modeling of the superstructure and substructure, looking at each structural element in depth.

     
  • Working with structural columns

    • 1.1d Work with structural columns

     
  • Working with structural walls Part 1

    • 1.1c Work with structural walls and wall types

     
  • Working with structural walls Part 2

    • 1.1c Work with structural walls and wall types

     
  • Working with structural floors Part 1

    • 1.1b Work with structural floors

    • 1.1c Work with structural walls and wall types

     
  • Working with structural floors Part 2

    • 1.1b Work with structural floors

     
  • Working with structural framing Part 1

    • 1.1e Work with structural framing and connections

     
  • Working with structural framing Part 2

    • 1.1e Work with structural framing and connections

     
  • Working with structural framing Part 3

    • 1.1e Work with structural framing and connections

     
  • Working with structural connections

    • 1.1e Work with structural framing and connections

     
  • Working with stairs

    • 1.1f Work with stairs

     

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Working with structural components Part 2

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  • Working with foundations Part 1

    • 1.1a Work with foundations

     
  • Working with foundations Part 2

    • 1.1a Work with foundations

    • 1.1g Understand the functions and limitations of model and detail groups

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 1

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 2

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 3

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

    • 4.2a Develop and customize schedules

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 4

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 5

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

     
  • Working wtih reinforcement tools Part 6

    • 1.1h Work with reinforcement tools

    • 3.1d Annotate rebar

     
  • Working with selection sets

    • 1.3a Create, edit and load selection sets

     

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Content creation and management

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  • Lesson Overview

    This lesson covers content creation and the various family types and parametric modeling techniques used to create intelligent structural elements

     
  • Using and modifying element materials

    • 1.2a Associate a material with an object or a style

    • 1.2b Create and edit a basic material and its properties

    • 1.2c Load a material library

     
  • Manage family categories and types

    • 2.1a Configure family types

    • 2.1b Understand concepts of family categories and types

    • 2.1c Differentiate between various types of families

     
  • Creating family content

    • 2.2a Create or delete an instance or type parameter

    • 2.2b Determine the appropriate parameter discipline, type, and grouping

    • 2.3a Select the appropriate family template

    • 2.3c Add reference planes, lines, and dimensions

    • 2.3d Create geometry

    • 2.3e Associate dimensional parameters

    • 5.7 Understand shared, project, and global parameters

     
  • Create a type catalog

    • 2.3b Export a family to create a type catalog

     

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Working with views and annotations

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  • Lesson Overview

    This lesson covers views, including calls outs, schedules and dependent views.

     
  • Creating and managing callout views

    • 3.1a Use Dimensions

    • 4.1e Create and manage elevation and call-out views

     
  • Creating and using detail components

    • 1.1g Understand the functions and limitations of model and detail groups

    • 2.2a Create or delete an instance or type parameter

    • 3.2a Load and create a detail component family

    • 3.2b Add a detail component

    • 3.2c Define a repeating detail

     
  • Duplicating views Part 1

    • 4.1b Set view properties

    • 4.1c Apply visibility/graphic overrides

    • 4.1d Apply and edit view templates

    • 4.1h Use duplicate views

     
  • Duplicating views Part 2

    • 3.1c Create legend views

    • 4.1h Use duplicate views

     
  • Creating a site plan

    • 4.1b Set View properties

    • 4.1c Apply Visibility/graphic overrides

     
  • Developing and customizing schedules

    • 4.2a Develop and customize schedules

    • 4.2b Manipulate schedule data

     
  • Creating and modifing annotation families for documentation

    • 3.1b Create and modify annotation families for documentation

     

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Revision and sheet management

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  • Lesson Overview

    This lesson covers revisions and revision systems, as well as the setup and management of sheets.

     
  • Working with revisions

    • 3.4a Understand sheet issues/revisions

    • 3.4b Create a revision cloud

    • 4.2a Develop and customize schedules

     
  • Setting up and managing sheets

    • 4.1a Understand browser organization

    • 4.1f Set up a sheet

     

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Collaboration and project management

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  • Lesson Overview

    This lesson covers major workflows and processes such as worksharing, phasing, and design options, all essential for good project execution.

     
  • Working with phases

    • 3.3a Use phase filters

     
  • Working with design options

    • 3.3b Assign, display, and accept primary design options

     
  • Using worksharing features

    • 4.1g Apply worksharing display models to a view

    • 5.2a Understand why worksharing features are used

     
  • Assessing and reviewing warnings in Revit

    • 5.6c Assess and review warnings in Revit

     
  • Checking a model for interferences

    • 5.6d Check a model for interferences

     
  • Understanding and using the audit and compact tools

    • 5.6b Understand and use the audit and compact tools

     
  • Using the purge command

    • 5.6a Understand and use purge

     
  • Editing object styles

    • 5.5a Control the appearance of elements at a project level

     
  • Transferring project standards

    • 2.1d Transfer system families between projects

    • 5.4a Transfer and review project standards

     
  • Configure export and print settings

    • 3.5a Configure export settings

    • 3.5b Configure custom print setup

     

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