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Autodesk Revit Families and Content Creation

Course summary
2 days
495 GBP excl. VAT
Milton Keynes
Next available date: 11/11/2020 09:30 - Milton Keynes
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Revit families and content creation- 2 days Autodesk-authorised course for existing users

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to get to grips with the fundamentals of family and content creation within Revit.

It teaches techniques and best practices for creating dynamic and flexible families and content that can be used in all working environments, whether you're using Revit for Architecture, Structures or MEP.

The training is practical and 'hands-on'; throughout the course you create your own content that you can take away and use on your next Revit project.

This is an Autodesk-authorised course, run by an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI)

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Revit families and content creation training course is ideal for anyone who wants to get to grips with the fundamentals of family and content creation within Revit.

Typical delegates include:

  • Design professionals.
  • Managers who wish to improve the workflow of interdisciplinary projects.
  • Manufacturers who want to encourage use of their products.

Pre-requisites: Delegates should have a basic understanding of construction techniques. Whilst prior Revit knowledge is beneficial, it's not essential.

To find out if this course is right for you, please send an enquiry here.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Autodesk e-certificate

Armada is an Autodesk authorised Training Centre (ATC), and the Revit families and content creation training course is accredited by Autodesk. Delegates receive an industry recognised e-certificate from Autodesk to confirm they have attended and successfully completed an accredited Revit training course.

Revit professional certification

Autodesk offers a program of professional certification for which Armada is an authorised Autodesk Certification Centre (ACC). Delegates have the option of taking an exam, either at the end of their course or on a later date, in order to gain 'Autodesk-certified' status in Revit.

Course Content

This course typically covers the following topics:

The Family Editor

  • Getting to know the Editor UI
  • Differences between the family and project interfaces


  • A guide to selecting the right template
  • Family categories
  • Hosting


  • Working planes – understanding the different options
  • Reference lines or planes?
  • Setting dimensions as parameters
  • Creating additional parameters

Basic family creation

  • Creating 2D and 3D geometry
  • Family testing
  • Family types

Shared parameters

  • Shared parameters vs family parameters vs project parameters
  • Tags and labels

Advanced topics

  • Materials
  • Equations
  • Catalog creation
  • Family type parameters

MEP and other sources of content

  • Loading and using 3D objects from other software
  • MEP connections
  • Labels

Families and standards

  • Background data in families
  • COBIE standards
  • NBS standards

User-created families

  • Supervised practice exercise to create your own families, specific to your needs

Training venue

This Revit families and content creation training course is hosted at our centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham) and Milton Keynes.

For our Bromsgrove courses, we offer a free taxi service from Central Birmingham to our training centre.

Delegates can enjoy fantastic facilities at our centres, with lunch and refreshments included.

Why choose Armada

Over 96% delegate experience rating on our Autodesk courses

Over 700 delegates attended our AutoCAD courses in 2019

4.9 Star Google Review rating


Course fees are inclusive of a comprehensive training guide, refreshments and lunch. Delegates are also entitled to 30 days' after-course support via email.

In-house training

We can also provide an on-request course (one-to-one or for a group) at our training centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Sheffield, Reading, Milton Keynes, or at your venue anywhere in the UK.

Continuing Studies

We also offer a variety of other Revit training courses:

  • Revit Essentials for Architectures and Structures (3 days)
  • Revit MEP Essentials (3 days)
  • Advanced Revit Architecture (2 days)
  • Advanced Revit Structure (2 days)
  • Advanced Revit MEP (2 days)

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About provider

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6 West Court, Saxon Business Park
B60 4AD Bromsgrove, Birmingham

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