Blueprints are the foundation of any construction project. Participants will learn about tolerances, dimensions, basic design concepts and key terminology relevant to interpreting blueprints.
The course utilizes lectures, hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises to familiarize participants with the art of blueprint reading. The instructor will review sets of commercial construction documents.
Course outline will include: basic tools; types of drawing; orthographic drawings; major disciplines; Architectural, civil/ landscape, structural, mechanical, electrical; drawing components; building plans; estimating; tendering; contract documents; specifications; scope of work; regulatory requirements… and more!
- Demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationship between the drawings included in a set of Construction Documents (blueprints)
- Analyze different drawings and see how scale is presented throughout a set of Construction Documents
- Recognize the need for consistency in presenting information in all types of Construction Documents
Gold Seal Credits: 1