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Revit Essentials

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Revit technologies have the power to transform the building industry, including improved accuracy, efficiency and precision.

The Revit Essentials Certificate of Completion introduces essential concepts and technical skills in BIM and the Revit software used to take advantage of this significant evolution in building design tools. This program covers the fundamentals of creating construction documents, building 3D architectural project models and using more advanced features, such as conceptual design and BIM management.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept and workflow of Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Use design principles, techniques and Revit drawing tools to create 3D architectural project models
  • Set up sheets and views to create construction documents
  • Employ Revit tools to enable work-sharing and project team collaboration
  • Use site and structural design tools for space planning, massing, visualization and rendering to create large-scale building projects

Professional designation and certifications

A Statement of Completion is awarded to students by SAIT upon the successful completion of this program.

These courses have been approved for education and training credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

Individuals with Revit training and industry experience can take exams through Autodesk to become Autodesk Certified User (ACU) or Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) in Revit.


This program is eligible for funding through the Canada Alberta Job Grant (CAJG).

Related programs

Career opportunities

Knowledge of BIM and Revit technologies will help you create a rewarding career in architecture, construction, engineering or interior design. Opportunities for individuals with training and experience in Revit include Revit Technician, BIM Coordinator, structural draftsperson, architectural technologist and entry-level roles across related fields.

The following tool shows you the Job Market Outlook in some of these occupational groups. Use the knowledge learned in this certificate as the stepping stone into one of these career paths. This is real time data so as the economy shifts so will this data.


Office of the Registrar
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year(s)

    Certificate of Completion

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 1.403.284.7051. Successfully complete at least 1 of the courses, then declare your intention to complete this certificate by clicking on the Apply Now button on the program page. You will be notified of acceptance and given further direction regarding the completion of this Certificate.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 08, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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