Building Information Modelling with Revit MEP (L6, 10 ECTS)
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Flexible & Professional
The programme will provide learners with a solid grounding in Mechanical and Electrical Building Information Modelling (BIM) using Autodesk’s Revit MEP. This programme will encompass the basics of Mechanical and Electrical Building systems as well as other BIM functionality such as tables and building quantities. This course will benefit existing Revit Architecture users, or users of other BIM systems looking to expand their knowledge.
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 working knowledge of Revit Architecture, or to have completed Revit Architecture training. Knowledge of building design and construction is also desirable.
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 minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.
What modules will I study?
Overview of Revit MEP and Building Information Modelling (BIM); MEP Views, View Templating, Graphic Overrides; Revit plumbing systems, duct systems, cable tray systems; Electrical Systems in Revit, including switching systems, lighting systems and power systems. Mechanical and Electrical scheduling systems and material take-offs.
Are there opportunities for further study?
BIM with Revit Architecture
Construction Project Managment
Construction Health & Safety
Near Zero Energy Buildings
The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.
This course will be delivered fully online
As a student of LIT, 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.
What will the time commitment be?
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. Three continuous assessment exercises will be set during the programme.
Certificate in Building Information Modelling with Revit MEP (Special Purpose Award Level 6, 10 Credits)
15th August 2021
For queries relating to the course
Contact: Department of Flexible Learning
LIT Moylish, Tel:061 293055
For academic queries
Contact: Paul Vesey
This programme has been approved for Springboard+ 2021 funding, therefore, no fees will apply for successful applicants.
Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020