Construction ManagementConstruction Blueprint Reading Certificate

Construction Blueprint Reading Certificate


About the Class

This course is designed to provide knowledge of blueprint reading as it relates to the architectural and building industry. This course will cover the theory of orthographic projections, reading floor plans, section and elevation drawings, symbols and notations, scaling and dimensioning practices, reading blueprints for structural formation, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing drawings. Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics

  • Understand architectural and engineering scales, dimension and area drawings
  • Convert engineering dimensions to architectural
  • Different drawing types and their usage
  • Know what a floor plan, section, and elevation are
  • Understand symbols, notations, abbreviations, and material schedules
  • Work with drawings on dimensions, finishes, details
  • Area calculations

Course Benefits

Gain an elementary knowledge of blueprint reading as it relates to building construction projects
Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals
Be able to find trade information using blueprints
Be able to answer basic construction questions related to the layout and installation of materials at the jobsite
Be able to identify elementary problems or short comings of the blueprints you are using

Meet the instructor

Teresa O.

teresam Teresa founded TMalihanArchitect in 2004 as an innovative studio that focuses on providing all phases of architectural and engineering services from pre-design, zoning analysis, building code compliance, programming, schematic, design development, construction documents, project management, mechanical, electrical,… Full Bio

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