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Revit Basics of Building Modeling

Presenter: Richard Sanford, RA

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA

DoubleTree Suites Philadelphia West
640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: 610-834-8300

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 5:00 pm

The Revit Software Family

   Software designed for building information modeling (BIM)
   Revit design applications
      • Architectural design
      • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing design
      • Structural engineering
      • Construction
   Types of Revit files

The Revit User Interface

   Working in Revit
   Using the ribbon
   Using the view window
   Selecting objects
   Modifying, mirroring and duplicating

Building a Model in Revit

   Using reference planes
   Creating a building layout
   Creating project levels and views
   Creating walls
   Creating callouts and elevations

Creating Floors, Roofs, Ceilings and Interiors

   Building and placing floors
   Creating roofs
   Creating ceilings
   Interior design tools

Using Revit Tools

   Edit commandsArray commands
   Mirror command
   Aligning, trimming and offsetting

Dimensioning, Annotating and Creating Sheets

   Using dimensioning
   Placing text and creating annotations
   Creating sheets

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

     7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
     7.0 AIA Learning Units

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 continuing education hours to architects in most states. Educators and courses for Pennsylvania engineers are not subject to pre-approval in Pennsylvania.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA. Architects please note: The AIA does not classify these Learning Units as HSW. Do not claim the hours earned at this seminar if your state of licensure does not accept coursework that is not considered HSW.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.This program offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Richard Sanford, RA

Owner, Dauntless Design Collaborative
Mr. Sanford is the owner of Dauntless Design Collaborative, a full-service Architecture and Building Information Modeling (BIM) consulting firm. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of architecture, with project experience in residential, commercial, hospitality, and institutional building types. He is a Licensed Architect in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is an Autodesk Revit 2015 Certified Professional. Mr. Sanford earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Philadelphia University.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.