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Introduction to Blueprint Reading, 2-Night Course in Hunt Valley

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$275.00 – $400.00

This class meets for 2 consecutive nights, September 30th and October 1st at CCBC Hunt Valley from 5 to 8 pm.

Blueprint 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.”


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ABC Member
Please note that member pricing is for ACTIVE paid ABC Baltimore members only.
$ 275.00
23 available
Please note that prospect pricing is available to individuals who wish to attend an event to see if membership is a good fit for their organization. After attending one event, the expectation is to meet with ABC to discuss joining.
$ 400.00
23 available


September 30
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$275.00 – $400.00
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CCBC Hunt Valley
11101 Mccormick Rd., Ste 100
Hunt Valley, MD 21031 United States
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