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Introduction to Blueprint Reading, 2 Day Course

January 8, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$275.00 – $400.00

This class meets for two consecutive nights, January 8 and 9 at ABC Greater Baltimore from 5 to 8 pm.

Blue print reading is a fundamental skill that should be mastered by all individuals pursuing a career in the , construction industry. This class has been designed for individuals with little to no experience with reading blueprints and will help provide the foundation necessary to help individuals master this important skill. Potential , students should be proficient with basic mathematics and have a basic understanding of commercial building components. This course will provide a basic overview of all construction disciplines including, Civil, Architectural, Structural, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, and Low Voltage Systems.

Topics to include, but not limited to the following:

Types of Construction Drawings and their purpose
Drawing Organization & Components
Understanding floor plans, sections & elevations
Identify and understanding the meaning of common symbols, notations and abbreviations found on plans
Scale Reading
Basic Quantity Take Off and Calculating – Counts, Linear Measures, Area and Volume
Sitework – Demo, Excavation, SOE, SEC, UG Utilities
Architectural – Plans, Elevations, Finishes, Schedules
Structural Overview for Concrete and Steel
Sprinkler Systems and Installation Criteria
Plumbing Systems – Supply and Drain Lines
Mechanical Systems – Piping and Air Distribution Systems
Electrical Systems – Power and Lighting
Low Voltage Systems – Telecom, Data, Fire Alarm, Security, AV.

ABC can customize this class for your company!
We can host at your place or ours!
Contact Brittany for more information

See what people are saying about this class:
“This course is perfect to give a general overview of blueprint reading and even goes into some more in-depth concepts. I am looking forward to taking a follow up or more advanced class next.”
-Brittany Balestra, Trident Builders

“This course was a fantastic introduction to blueprint reading and a great class for someone looking to dip their toes into plan reading.”
-Lisa Stang; Contour Construction


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$ 275.00
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$ 400.00
24 available


January 8, 2024
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$275.00 – $400.00


ABC Greater Baltimore Construction Education Academy at The Skillforce Center
2101 E. Biddle Street, Suite 5000
Baltimore, Maryland 21213 United States
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