Distance learning for architecture, engineering, and construction desktop products

Help your students learn to efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure. We’ve compiled the following resources to help educators support students remotely. 

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Teach architectural design and engineering

Take part in your students’ progress with the following distance learning materials for architectural, structural, and MEP design and engineering.

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Teach construction and BIM management

These resources will broaden your students’ skillset to help them be successful today and tomorrow.

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Teach civil engineering and design

Share these civil engineering resources with your students.

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Teaching architecture remotely

Teaching remotely is made possible with these distance learning tutorials, classes, and how-to guides to accelerate your student’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) skills.

Revit Quick Start Guide

This quick start guide is perfect for first-time users or for those with some Autodesk Revit experience. 


Revit in-product review

Invite your students to engage with new features in the latest release of Autodesk Revit.


Autodesk University online classes in BIM

Expose your students to resources from leading industry experts in architecture, BIM, and Revit at Autodesk University.


Autodesk Connected Learning

Share best practices and key workflows from the customer success learning hub, a project-based learning solution from Autodesk.

Try this advanced BIM Project for Housing

Share this instructional demo, which starts by setting up a large site for multiple residential blocks in Autodesk Revit. This multi-disciplinary class project will help students navigate work-sharing from early concept design as well as help explore the techniques of setting up coordination files.

Help your students enhance their resume with a certification

Encourage your architecture students to prove their skills by prepping for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Architectural Design Certification, and then getting certified online.


Distance learning resources for structural engineering

These structural engineering courses and articles can help your students stay on track while they learn from home.

Structural Modeling with Revit

Teach your students how to add structural elements to the building model with this guide for Revit 2020.


Co-author structural models in revit

Teach your students how to collaborate efficiently on multi-disciplinary teams with these online courses from Autodesk’s customer learning hub.


Create analytical models in Revit

Share these courses with students who want to learn more about reviewing and adjusting analytical models in Revit.


Help your students get certified

Encourage your structural engineering students to prove their skills by taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design Certification and getting certified online.

Resources to teach mechanical, electrical, and plumbing from home

Share these self-paced courses in with your MEP engineering students while you teach from home.

Drawing production in Revit

In this module, you will learn how to set up views by working with filters in views, creating new system types and setting the colors, modifying the view overrides in linked files, setting up view templates, and creating a custom tag.


Mechanical design – ductwork and pipework

Share these courses to teach students how to design sloped piping in Revit and how to work in tight spaces to make everything the design fit.


MEP model analysis

Help your students analyze the needs of an MEP project as they are designing in Revit.


MEP electrical design

Share the concepts and processes used by lighting and electrical engineers in building design.

Distance learning resources for construction educators

Support your students remotely with these distance learning resources made for construction educators like you.

Online Revit classes from Autodesk University

Share the Autodesk University courses with your students to demonstrate how Revit is used in the construction industry.


BIM Management Challenges

Share these real-world lessons on BIM execution plans, coordination and work sharing, existing conditions modeling, clash detection, and more.


Construction modeling

Learn how to use Parts and Assemblies for construction modeling in Revit.

BIM 360 construction management software

BIM 360 enables almost anytime, anywhere access to project data throughout the building construction lifecycle. It’s been made available to a few select institutional users to evaluate its use in an academic setting.

Teach civil engineering remotely

These learning resources can help support educators like you navigate the world of distance learning with your civil engineering students.

Civil 3D course series

Teach your students tips and tricks that will help speed up the infrastructure design process and shorten the time to construction completion.


Help your students stand out by getting certified in Civil 3D

Encourage your civil engineering students to prove their skills by preparing for the Autodesk Certified Professional: Civil 3D for Infrastructure Design Certification, and then getting certified online

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Discover more distance learning resources

Our distance learning resources are available in two formats to let you download curricula or point your students to self-paced courses where they can learn at their own speed.

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Download resources for your virtual classroom

We offer instructional videos, assignments, step-by-step guides, datasets, and more—all available for download. Then you can add those resources to your own learning management system (LMS).

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Point students to self-paced courses

Let your students work at their own speed while they keep track of their own progress online. They'll even earn a certificate of completion at the end of a course to celebrate their success!

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