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Basic Blueprint Reading
September 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm$450 – $605
Basic Blueprint Reading
September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13 & 20, 2021
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm each session
Gain Practical, Hands-on Experience with Blueprints
This course is necessary for the individual with little or no experience in construction.
The reading of construction blueprints is a foundational skill in construction. It is not terribly difficult, but it does require practice and some basic knowledge. All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints.
***Participants should bring a scientific calculator. Textbook and scales included.
Benefits of Attending:
Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis. The confidence of students will be increased with the time and experience gained through participating in this practical hands-on course and through class activities, and homework assignments.
Develop Your Knowledge and Learn More About:
- Symbols, abbreviations, and line types to assist in reading construction prints, details, and elevation drawings
- Review of basic math skills for construction use
- Adding and subtracting dimensions with fractions, and calculating areas and volumes for material estimating
- Use of architectural and engineering scales
Who Should Attend:
This six week course is a “must” for the person starting out in the construction industry or one with very limited knowledge of blueprints who desires basic knowledge and understanding of building plans, terminology, and concepts and is looking to improve their skills in reading construction drawing and specifications.
Ed Fisher, Light-Heigel and Associates: Ed is a Project Manager / Vice President for Light-Heigel and Associates, a Civil Engineering and Surveying firm and has been involved in the engineering and construction industry for more than 30 years. Ed brings a variety of real-life construction experiences and knowledge to the classroom for problem solving. His goal in every class is to help participants gain confidence in their abilities and to put their knowledge to work.
Preferred registration date: Seven days prior to session date
Price includes: textbook and scales, three hours of instruction, hands-on activities and course materials
If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately.
Cancellations received less than 7 days of the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.
ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced.
Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.
EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.