Project Delivery with Autodesk Revit - Electrical - Introductory

Online /
Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 2022 /
Course Code: 13-1022-ONL22

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Please note, This instructor-led course has specific dates and times:
This course is held over three days from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern) with 2 - 15 Minute Breaks and 1 Hour Lunch Break.

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of building Information modeling principles used by industry
  • Develop an understanding of model navigation and development within the Autodesk Revit platform
  • Become familiar with the tools required to develop a design intent model for document development
  • Understand the concepts and best practices for model development and collaboration using Autodesk Revit


Building Information Modeling (BIM) is no longer an emerging idea. It has solidified itself as the future of delivering projects in the AEC industry, and is being requested by an increasing number of clients.

Autodesk Revit is the most common BIM authoring tool in North America. As more of the industry moves towards working with BIM, it will be vital to not only have advanced skills using Revit, but also know how to best leverage it on projects. In this introductory course, you will begin your journey in mastering Revit to deliver successful and profitable projects

Course Outline:

  • Overview of BIM with respect to electrical focused design
  • Revit Interface for model development
  • Best practices in starting a Revit project
  • Design Standards – Modelling / Drafting
  • Understanding of Revit Database
  • Modeling Electrical equipment
  • Creation of schedules
  • Working with multiple team members in a single mode
  • Producing deliverables

Who Should Attend:

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Project Managers 
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Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM Eastern Time

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Schedule – 3 Days -10:00am– 5:00pm


Day 1

  • Introduction to BIM
    • Industry context and history
    • Uses for BIM
    • Level of Development
    • BIM Execution Plans
  • Revit Interface overview
    • Modeling Tools
    • Annotation Tools
    • Properties and Parameters
  • Navigating the model
    • Revit Project Browser
    • 2D and 3D Views
    • Schedules
    • Legends
    • Sheets
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • BIM Execution Plans
    • Purpose and goals
    • Templates and Examples
    • Collaboration Procedures
    • BIM Uses
  • Team model collaboration
    • Creating workshared models
    • Opening and synchronizing the model
    • Workset management
  • Creating and managing project views
    • Floor Plans
    • Ceiling Plans
    • Elevations
    • Sections
    • Plan Details
    • 3D Views
    • Visibility Graphics
    • View Types

Day 2

  • Modeling techniques for electrical systems
    • Levels and workplanes
    • Family categories
  • Family types
  • Level of Development
    • What is LOD and how is it measured?
    • Development of LOD over a project
    • Model Element Authors
  • Model development
    • Linking external Revit and CAD
    • Copy/Monitoring Levels and Grids
    • Copy/Monitoring other objects
    • Rooms and Spaces
  • Electrical systems development
    • Conduit
    • Cable Tray
    • Luminaires

Day 3

  • Parameters
    • Family parameters
    • Shared parameters
    • Project parameters
    • Global parameters
  • Schedules
    • Luminaire schedules
    • Panel schedules
    • Space schedules
  • Device location and quantity schedules
  • Sheets
    • Adding views and schedules to sheets
  • Annotation
    • Tags
    • Dimensions
    • Notes
    • Note blocks
    • Keynotes
  • Troubleshooting techniques
    • Visibility issues
    • Object styles and graphics


Patrick Giljanovic

Patrick Giljanovic is a Professional Electrical Engineer with over 13 years of experience working in the design and construction administration of a wide array of building projects. During this time, Patrick has used Revit almost exclusively to deliver the electrical drawing packages for tender and construction. His first project utilizing the Revit software platform was in 2009. Most notably is his Revit experience to deliver large multi-discipline construction projects such as hospitals and airports. His work experience includes, but is not limited to, leading the electrical design in power, communications, lighting, security, fire alarm and audio-visual systems.

Patrick has over 4 years of experience training engineers and drafters to leverage the capabilities of Revit to produce drawings for the electrical and mechanical disciplines.

Patrick is currently employed as a Senior Project Engineer for Mott MacDonald Canada.

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Fee & Credits

$1575 + taxes

  • 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 21 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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