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COURSE- Intro to Blueprint Reading

March 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

$315.00

Participants will learn how to read a set of construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. Ideal for those who have little or no background in blueprint reading.

What will you learn?

  • Have 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
  • Understand how Building Codes and Bylaws impact blueprints
  • Understand specifications and the contractual hierarchy
  • Be able to find trade information using blueprints
  • Be able to answer basic construction questions related to the layout and installation of materials
  • Be able to identify elementary problems or short comings of the blueprints you are using
  • Be able to work with the drawings to obtain basic information on dimension, finishes, details, area calculations, and the ability to do simple material take offs
  • Be familiar with both commercial and residential Blueprints

Gold Seal Credits available

MCA Events Cancellation policy

5 business days or more- 100% refunded/4 business days or less- 50% refunded/no show – no refund

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Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$315.00

Organizers

Mechanical Contractor’s Association
Calgary Construction Association

Venue

Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room)
2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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Phone:
403 250-7237
Website:
http://mca-ab.com