Two-day, hands-on course covering the basics of designing and modeling piping and plumbing systems within an intelligent, integrated Building Information Model (BIM).

Learn how to use the powerful tools within Revit MEP to design, model, and make changes related to the piping and plumbing distribution systems in commercial buildings.


*pricing per student


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Revit MEP Piping & Plumbing Fundamentals
  • MEP design, drafting, or engineering experience (strongly recommended)
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system

Target Audience:

  • New Autodesk Revit MEP users
  • AutoCAD MEP software users who want to learn the essential elements of Revit MEP

Objective: This class will provide piping and plumbing designers, drafters, and engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to streamline the design process using Revit MEP and increase their efficiency with BIM modeling. To ensure confidence in your new skills, we extend your classroom training with 90 days of free follow-up support on all class material.

Scheduling: This training course will be conducted over 2 days. Class will run from 9am-5pm on each scheduled class day. Please note that scheduled class days may fall over nonconsecutive dates.

Location: Our full series of Revit MEP courses are frequently scheduled together on rotation across multiple offices. Revit MEP Piping & Plumbing students may join others in the first scheduled day of class for an overview to the Revit MEP platform. Corresponding class days are broken out by discipline and may be scheduled over nonconsecutive dates. Please contact for further details on scheduling or if you are interested in registering for multiple Revit MEP class titles. Ideate will provide all systems and software required to participate in this course.

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • Basic Sketching and Modify Tools
  • Starting MEP Systems Projects
  • Working with Views

Day 2

  • About MEP Systems
  • Analyzing Systems
  • Pipe System Tools
  • Mechanical Pipe Settings
  • Adding Mechanical Equipment
  • Creating Hydronic Systems
  • Adding Plumbing Fixtures
  • Drawing Piping for Plumbing Systems
  • Working with Plumbing Systems
  • Plumbing-Piping Tagging
  • Creating Construction Documents

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