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Basic Blueprint Reading for Support Staff – SOLD OUT!
January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm$450 – $605
January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24 & March 3, 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.
Blueprint reading is not terribly difficult, but it does require practice and some basic knowledge of blueprints. The reading of construction blueprints is a foundational skill in construction, an 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.
Benefits of Attending:
- Learn about symbols, abbreviations, and line types to assist in reading construction prints, details and elevation drawings
- Review basic math skills for construction use
- Understand how to use architectural and engineering scales
Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis. The confidence of your support staff 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 subtraction of dimensions with fractions, and calculations for areas and volumes
- for material estimating;
- Use of architectural and engineering scales.
Hear from G. David Sload, President-CEO, to
determine which Blueprint Seminar level fits your needs:
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.
A note regarding COVID-19:
Your health and safety are our number one priority, and all CDC-recommended safety protocols in place on the date of the event will be implemented. Total registration numbers may need to be limited to observe safety requirements. Please check back for updates, watch for update emails from the Chapter following your registration, or call our office at (717) 653-8106. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please enter Door 1 when you arrive.
Preferred registration date: seven days prior to the course start date.
Price includes course materials and a certificate of completion; textbook and scales.
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 Kelly at the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.