COURSE- Introduction to Blueprint Reading

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Programs are designed specifically for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep the entire team current and to help grow your career.

“I have taken estimating courses from MCA in the past. Was very impressed with how much content was included in the course and the instructor was incredibly skilled with the course content and beyond. I highly recommend taking this course if you’re looking to build on your future in construction!”

Jeff Swindells | Victaulic

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COURSE- Introduction to Blueprint Reading

March 11, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm MST

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?

  • 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
  • Know what a floor plan, section and elevation are
  • Understand symbols, notation, abbreviations and material schedules
  • 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

Details

Date:
March 11, 2021
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm MST

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
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 Employers can get up to 2/3 of the registration fee (up to 10,000/employee/fiscal year) for training.