The Training Course that we attended last week was run by Excitech who provided Autodesk Official Training Guide Learning Autodesk Revit Structure 2010 Essentials training manuals for the delegates.
These kinds of courses rely on having a tutor who not only knows their subject but has the necessary communications and teaching skill to impart their knowledge, Ian Garwood was our course instructor and he scores highly on both counts.
We did not stick to the exercises contained within the manual, but covered all the topics in the manual and on the course objectives. Each delegate built a slightly different model based on what Ian showed us or asked us to do, which brought up different problems that needed to be resolved as we went along.
This course was one of the most informative and enjoyable that I’ve been on for some time. I would definitely be asking for Excitech and Ian again, when its time for the advanced course.
In the back of the manual are two disks a trial version of Revit 2010 and CD that contains all the data and drawings needed to complete the exercises in the manual. This CD creates an Autodesk Learning folder on your computer. The required exercise files are installed in a folder that corresponds to the product and title of the course.
The manual is provided electronically so that it can be opened and placed beside Revit so that you don’t have to keep looking down at the paper manual and then back up to the screen (great for us old people with varifocals)
The manual with its’ software is so new that you can’t find it on Autodesk estore, however Excitech managed to get it for the course and they also can provide it for £64.00 plus VAT
If you would like to order the manual or book a training course contact Rhys Lewis of Excitech on 0845 370 1549