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Blueprint Reading Fundamentals

Length: 2 Days
Course Category: Trades, Operations, and Maintenance

This course gives participants the fundamental skills necessary to read and interpret blueprints. By the end of the class, participants will be able to:

  • Identify various sheets within a set of blueprints.
  • Use an architectural ruler to read scaled drawings.
  • Convert designs into a blueprint.
  • Interpret different types of drawings (e.g., architectural, electrical, plumbing, HVAC).
  • Explain abbreviations, symbols, and line types within a blueprint.
  • Recognize design elements specific to every trade.
Workforce Development Competency: Trades, Safety, and Risk Management