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Navisworks Essentials Training Course Outline

Module 1: Get Started with Navisworks

  • Introduction to Navisworks
  • Use of Navisworks

Module 2: The Navisworks File System

  • The Three Navisworks Versions
  • Navisworks File Types
  • Opening Files Directly
  • Working with Revit Directly
  • Exporting from Revit to Navisworks
  • Appending and Merging Models

Module 3: Navigating in a Model

  • Looking at the Navigation Bar
  • Walking through your Model
  • Rotating your Model with the Orbit Tool
  • Looking around your Model
  • Using the Gravity Tool
  • Settings

Module 4: Working with Viewpoints

  • Saving Viewpoint
  • Choosing Render Style
  • Changing the Background
  • Slicing your Model using Sectioning
  • Getting Rid of Lines and Text

Module 5: The Review Tab

  • Getting Measurements
  • Finding the Shortest Distance between Objects
  • Creating Redlines

Module 6: Dealing with Objects

  • Selecting Objects
  • Overriding Colour, Transparency, and a Transform
  • Hiding and turning on Objects
  • Moving, Rotating, Scaling Items
  • Adding Links
  • Viewing Properties and Adding Fields
  • Switching Back to Revit 
  • Holding Objects

Module 7: Sorting and Grouping

  • The Selection Tree
  • Finding Items and Saving Selection as a Set
  • Using the Quick Find Tool
  • Using the Selection Inspector

Module 8: Clash Detection

  • Creating a Clash Test and Setting Rules
  • Selecting Objects to Clash and Adding Clearances
  • Analysing the Clash Test Results
  • Resolving and Reducing Clashes
  • Grouping and Assigning Clashes
  • Creating Report: Viewpoints, HTML

Module 9: The TimeLiner

  • Configuring Appearances
  • Creating Tasks
  • Adding Selection sets to a Task
  • Adding Multiple Tasks and Running the Movie
  • Simulating Settings
  • Exporting the TimeLiner
  • Adding a Data Source
  • Creating a Simulation for the TimeLiner

Module 10: Quantification

  • Setting up your Workbook
  • Dragging Items to the workbook
  • Taking off the Entire Model
  • Exporting the Take off

Module 11: Presenting, Animating, and Exporting

  • Animating Saved Viewpoints
  • Animating Objects
  • Creating a Script

Module 12: Rendering

  • Adding Lights
  • Adding Materials
  • Adjusting the Sun
  • Rendering
  • Appearance Profiler

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No formal prerequisites for this course.


This course is for Mechanical Engineers and IT professionals who wants to learn about Navisworks.

Navisworks Essentials Training ​Course Overview

Navisworks is a 3D design review package for windows. This course explains Navisworks file types, how to work with Revit directly and export from Revit to Navisworks. Delegates will acquire knowledge of appending and merging models. They will also learn about navigating in a model comprising rotating model with orbit tool. This one-day course focuses on working with viewpoints and the review tab including finding the shortest distance between objects.

By attending this course, delegates will gain the knowledge about how to deal with objects comprising with selecting, hiding, and animating objects. This course describes how to create a clash test and setting rules. In this course delegates will gain an understanding of how to add timeline with the timeliner, create a script and how to add lights and material.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


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Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Navisworks Essentials Training FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
No formal prerequisites for this course.
This course is for Mechanical Engineers and IT professionals who wants to learn about Navisworks.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Navisworks Essentials Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Navisworks Essentials Training.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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