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Building Information Modelling with Revit Architecture (Special Purpose Award, Level 6) (Online)

*** This programme is currently FULL for January 2020. Please email to be added to our Interest List for possible future programmes in September 2020 ***


The programme will provide learners with a solid grounding in Building Information Modelling (BIM) using Autodesk’s Revit Architecture. This programme will encompass the basics of 3D building modelling & architectural visualisation. BIM functionality such as tables and building quantities will alsLimerick Institute of Technology (LIT), Cad. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.o be covered. This course will benefit existing AutoCAD users as well as those learning CAD for the first time.

Entry Requirements

Minimum entry requirements are Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Applicants are also expected to have a basic knowledge of computers and computer applications. Knowledge of building design and construction is also desirable.

Delivery Notes

The Revit Architecture online course is delivered through your web browser.  It will involve logging into our lecture delivery platform and also the use of our virtual learning environment, Moodle.  These platforms are designed to be easy to use, and training videos will be provided.  Lectures will be delivered online; the platform is very similar to Skype, with some additional functionality such as online ‘chat’.  Moodle will contain course materials, recordings of the lectures & demonstrations, as well as being the platform to submit your assignments for the course.

As a student of LIT, you will have access to the Academic version of Revit 2020.  Please note that this academic version is not to be used for any commercial activities.  Any files opened using the academic version will be digitally stamped by the software.  You will require a computer (desktop or laptop) to undertake the course, which must have audio functionality. The minimum specification of machine is given here:

The installation of the software and license configuration will be covered in the course.


Overview of Revit Architecture and Building Information Modelling (BIM); User Interface, Views and Revit Project Setup; Elements and Element Properties; Creating and Editing Families; Detailing & Annotation; Schedules, Quantities and Tags; Shading; Rendering and Animation.


No Examinations. Two continuous assessment exercises and one project will be set during the programme.


Certificate in Building Information Modelling with Revit Architecture (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)

How to Apply

Applicants must apply for these programmes on the Springboard Website, using the following link:
BIM with Revit Architecture (Online)

“Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.”

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