On-Demand

Blueprint Reading Part I & II OnDemand

This two part training is carefully designed to help those in the construction industry understand and build their working knowledge of blueprints. This quick-start approach exposes participants to the fundamental nomenclature of construction drawings and specifications and works systematically through the various disciplines.

Virtual Training

This Course is OnDemand

This course will be hosted at  https://lms.on-demand.academy/ Use your AGC/Atlas Login credentials in order to access your training courses. If you do not have AGC/Atlas Login credentials, please create an account in  https://lms.on-demand.academy/ using the same email address you used when purchasing the course to access the content.

It may take up to 45 minutes for your course to be ready and enrolled.

Contact training@agc-ca.org if you have questions or require assistance.

 

Everyone in the construction industry feels more accomplished when they can read and understand construction drawings.  This quick-start approach exposes participants to the fundamental nomenclature of construction drawings and specifications and works systematically through the various disciplines.

Course Components

1 – General Overview

  • What do the lines and abbreviations mean and how are they used?
  • Similarities and differences between various discipline drawings.
  • How plans and specifications work together.
  • Explore the “road signs” and get comfortable navigating a set of plans.

2-  Civil

3- Architectural and Structural

4- Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical

Learning Objectives / Outcomes

Upon completion participants will:

  • know how to navigate commercial plans and specifications
  • be able to follow the ‘roadmaps’ to find the required information
  • know how to read various plan and detail notes
  • understand the various views
  • understand what material schedules are and how to use them
  • perform basic plan takeoff activities
  • know the basic relationship between plans and specs

About the Instructors

Paul Stout
Paul Stout, Director / Facilitator / Instructor (Power Summit)

Paul is the founder and director / facilitator / instructor for Power Summit a national training company. His understanding of the construction process, vast experience and dynamic presentation skills enables him to write and present seminar material with authority and conviction. He is a construction project manager, estimator, LEED Accredited Professional, facilitator and seminar instructor bringing more than twenty-three years of practical, hands-on construction experience and another twenty three years of training and facilitation experience to the arena. Since 1999, Paul has presented or facilitated more than 1620 construction training seminars and workshops in 94 US cities spanning 22 states and internationally in Guam and Djibouti.

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