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Building Information Modelling with Revit Architecture (Certificate, L6, 10 ECTS)

  • Status: Register Your Interest

  • Campus: Online

  • weeks: 10

  • Fees: €850* See FEES section below for funding options

Course Overview

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 also be covered. This course will benefit existing AutoCAD users as well as those learning CAD for the first time.


Contact Details

General Queries

Flexible Learning Office


Telephone: (061) 293802

Academic Queries

Paul Vesey


What are the 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.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment
Please review the academic entry requirements for this programme.
If you do not hold these qualifications but would like your application to be assessed under RPL please select YES on the online application form.
Once you have submitted your online application you will then receive an email acknowledgement with further instructions on RPL.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a score of 5.5 in an IELTS or equivalent exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a score of 6.0 in an IELTS or equivalent exam is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Course Content

  • 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

More Information

  • The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.

    The proposed delivery schedule is subject to change.

    This course will be delivered fully Online. Lectures are recorded and available for listen back.

    As a student of TUS, 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.

  • Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college.  The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due

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

  • Certificate in Building Information Modelling with Revit Architecture  (SPA, Level 6, 10 ECTS)

  • €850- Funding of Fees TBA


  • Application Deadline: 11 September 2024. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis, prioritizing unemployed and returning applicants. Course will be closed once the maximum number of applicants is reached. Courses run subject to viable numbers.