A Syllabus Example

Below is just one example of Classes for beginning and advanced Autodesk Revit Users. The Classes below were written for a residential Architect. Syllabi are open to modification per the user needs based on Software (ie Autocad, 3ds max, Vectorworks, Adobe and Trimble) and training needs.  Contact Leo at leo@cadleo with any questions or to book lessons. 

Syllabus Example

Revit ONE AND TWO (I have included the previous topics for your own review. Questions about the previous Classes topics will have a review in Revit 2.)


Midterm DUE TBA




_______    What IS BIM?, A history of evolution, BIM VS CAD

_______    Program topography

_______    Walls and Floors

_______    Basic roofs

_______    Stairs, openings Basic

_______    10 types of roofs and how to create them

_______    Advanced modification, Editing Profiles of walls, Splitting Elements, Arrays and copying element between levels 

_______    Glazings and Glass walls: Creating, Editing, Modifying, Curtain grids, mullions, replacing panels with doors

_______    Components and Families: Placing, editing and finding an external component in the bimobjects library

_______    Ceilings, placing an automatic ceiling, sketching a ceiling, ceiling elements, sloped ceilings, and soffit walls

_______    Grids, Levels, and Datum elements

_______    Views, plans, Section, elevations, internal elevations, callouts and Duplication of views

_______    The midterm test

_______    Annotations Part One: Dimensions,  Detail Items, and Tagging
_______    Annotations Part Two: Revision clouds and Revision Schedule Editing 

_______    Massing and Site Basics: How to model and modify a toposurface, place trees and plants and entourage

_______    Ceilings Part One: Automatic Ceiling, Scetch Ceiling, Modifying Materials

_______    Ceilings Part Two: ceiling elements sloped ceilings and soffit walls

_______    Structural elements: Columns, Beams: using, placing and modifying 

_______    Rendering and Camera; Creating a 3d view

_______    Bring it all together: Sheets and Title blocks, placing views on sheets, placing title block information


Revit Two will cover all you need to put a full construction document package together and work with Revit for your business. A template for Residential architecture created for you. The syllabus shall change as needed and topics will be added or deleted the instructor 




_______    What’s new in the Latest Revit

_______    Structure tab

_______    Systems tab focusing on electrical and lighting Hvac System

_______    Advanced walls 

_______    Advanced Roofs including dormers, slope angles, eave alignment

_______    Advanced stairs including stair by sketch and landing creation

_______    Advanced Floors

_______    Ramps  

_______    Review of previous weeks

_______    Work sets and Linked models

_______    Advanced Railings

_______    importing and using pdf’s in Revit 2020

_______    Parameter Creation introduction 

_______    Family creation both Non-Parametric and Parametric Families

_______    Phasing: Filters, Schedules and Parameter

_______    Massing and Site tab: True north and Project north, Topo-surfaces, site elements

_______    The final test

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