Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading Cert

Pace University CPE

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Midtown East, Manhattan
551 5th Ave
At E 45th St
New York, New York 10017
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 25
Teacher: John Delfino

What you'll learn in this blueprint reading training:

This introductory course provides a base level of knowledge in the reading and understanding of architectural and construction blueprints. This course is intended for true beginners, as it will provide a thorough exploration of the basic concepts required to read and understand construction drawings. 

Concepts and theories covered by this course will include, but are not limited to: 
  • Orthographic projection
  • Plans, elevations, sections, and details
  • Symbols, line, dimensions, and notations
  • Architectural and engineering scales
  • Architectural, construction, and engineering drawings
Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics 
  • Understand architectural and engineering scales, dimension and area drawings
  • Understand different drawing types and their usage
  • Understand the differences between a floor plan, section, and elevation, and how to read each layout’s specific elements
  • Understand the concept of orthographic projection and its usage in drawing reading and development
  • Understand how to use symbols, notations, abbreviations, and material schedules
  • Have experience reading drawings for dimensions, finishes, and details
  • Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals
  • Be able to find trade information using blueprints
  • Be able to answer basic construction questions related to the layout and installation
  • Be able to identify elementary problems or short comings of the blueprints

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Please note that enrollment is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. No registration will be accepted until payment has been received. This requirement applies to all participants.  

Registrants who cancel their registration by the Wednesday of the week prior to the start of class will receive a full refund. No refunds will be granted after that date. Pace University reserves the right to substitute instructors, change the day or time a program meets, or cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen events. If a class is canceled, a full refund will be issued.

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Question from Ashley
What class is recommended to take after completing this one? The overall goal is to be educated in construction estimating.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse Staff
Hi Ashley! If you wish to become educated in Cost Estimating, the school would recommend you follow up the Blueprint Reading course with the Cost Estimating in Building Construction course. Here's the link so you can check: https://coursehorse.com/nyc/classes/professional/certificate/building-and-construction/cost-estimating-in-building-construction-certificate
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Is this certificate course?
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All of the courses within the continuing education department are non-credit certificate courses.
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Hello the class will have 7 sessions please explain the times
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Hi, Shevon! You will have 7 classes in 7 days, date and time indicated below. You just need to follow the class time indicated for you to complete the 7 sessions for this class. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at Pace University CPE

(170 Reviews)
Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading Cert
Reviewed by Elizabeth C. on 8/29/2017
it was good and very helpful. Thank you
Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading Cert
Reviewed by Edward G. on 3/19/2017
It was great very good program, l have learnt a lot. I highly recommended.
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Reviewed by Antra A. on 8/19/2018
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