Professional | ~9 hr.

Revit for Architectural Design Professional Certification Prep

Course | Certification prep
Prove you're on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course reviews the core skills covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit for Architectural Design certification exam.
Last updated: December 1, 2022

Learn and practice workflows and skills covered in the exam, with sections on modeling, documentation, collaboration and coordination, project standard and setup, and information analysis. Review advanced modeling architectural topics and learn to work with walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, stairs, columns, and rooms. Learn about family categories and types, phases and design options, schedules, and worksharing. Follow along with lessons, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

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

  • Create and modify architectural components, site elements, and materials.
  • Create and manage views and annotations, work with families, and develop schedules.
  • Use workflows and processes such as worksharing, exporting and printing, and project maintenance and management.
  • Review the topics covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit for Architectural Design certification exam.
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Course modules

~10 min.
Getting started
Course Module

Getting started

~2 hr.
See where you stand
Course Module

Before you begin this course, test your skills by taking the following assessment to see where you stand. 

~2 hr. 55 min.
Modeling for architectural design

Modeling is a core skill for architectural design projects. 

~2 hr. 35 min.
Documentation for architectural design

Documenting your Revit project is a foundational skill for architectural professionals. This module explores creating and manipulating views and adjusting view properties. You’ll also learn to master annotation and work with tags and keynotes.

~1 hr. 8 min.
Collaboration and coordination for architectural design

Explores Revit worksharing, linking and importing files, basic model maintenance, phasing, design options, and the Copy/Monitor workflows.

~55 min.
Project standards and setup for architectural design

This module covers both user-specific settings for Revit as well as project-specific settings and standards.

~1 hr. 25 min.
Information analysis for architectural design

Learn to use area schemes, area plans, and sun and shadow studies.

~30 min.
Course challenge exercise
Course Module

Solve a challenge that encompasses multiple sections of the course.

~2 hr.
Practice test
Course Module

Ready to test your knowledge? Pass this required test with a score of 75% or more to complete the course.

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Teach this course in the classroom. It is recommended that you watch the videos and familiarize yourself with the course before delivering this content in the classroom.

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We’ve provided an instructor guide for teaching the course content in the classroom, with discussion prompts, learning objectives, and estimated times for demonstration and practice. Students can either work in teams or solve the challenges that are found in the course on their own.

Want to create custom learning playlists to share with your students?
Choose and share the modules and courses that best fit your curriculum using Lists. Once you create a List, share the URL with your students and they can sign into their Autodesk Account to access. 

  • To create a List, select [+] 'Add to list' in the banner of a course or module.
  • To share a list with others, set the list visibility to Public and share the link.

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This course and its contents have been created for candidates who are preparing for the Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit for Architectural Design exam (December 1, 2022 and beyond).

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