Blueprint & Plans Reading

Blueprint & Plans Reading

Date(s): March 6 & 7, 2024

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

Duration: Two eight-hour sessions

Format: In-person (134 Eileen Stubbs Ave. Unit 103 Dartmouth, NS  B3B 0A9)

Member Price: $900.00 + HST (WIPSI Discount $450.00 + HST  FOR ELIGIBLE MEMBERS)

Non-Member Price: $1,170.00 + HST

This course is Gold Seal accredited ( 2 Credits)

Overview: Blueprint and plans reading will enable you to read and interpret construction and environment plans and blueprints. Blueprints and plans are used in a variety of industries and on countless projects. The ability to read construction drawings is a primary function of the construction process for all parties. Architects use blueprints and written specifications to communicate necessary details with construction workers. Blueprints are 2-dimensional architectural design drawings that indicate the size of a planned building, the materials to be used in its construction, and the placement of its features. 

This hands-on interactive course is intended for anyone at an introductory to intermediate level for reading construction drawings.

The two-day course will include topics in the following areas:

  •  Introduction to Basic Blueprint Reading 
  • Construction Drawings - A Universal Language Types of Blueprints 
  • Types of Construction Drawings 
  • Preliminary Design and Concept Drawings 
  • Presentation Drawings 
  • Working Drawings 
  • Shop and Assembly Drawings 
  • Specialized and Miscellaneous Drawing Types
  • Title & Revision Blocks
  • Lines and Symbols
  • Line Weights and Types 
  • Dimension & Main Objects Lines
  • Continuously Thin, Freehand or Ruled with Zigzags
  • Dashed Lines 
  • Chain Thin & Thick
  • Understanding Dimensions
  • Understanding Schedules
  • Building Codes

Facilitator(s): Maritime Environmental Training Institute (METI)

Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the course date to be eligible for a 75% refund of registration fees.
-No refunds will be issued after this date.
-If you register for the course and do not attend, you are liable for the full registration fee unless you cancel according to the terms stated above.
-If you are unable to attend after registering you may send a substitute up to and including the day of the course. Please provide a name and email address for name tag and records.
-CANS reserves the right to cancel any course and will, in such an event, provide a full refund of registrations fees. Every effort will be made to give registrants a reasonable notice of cancellation.
-No liability is assumed by the organization for changes in course dates, content, speakers, or venue.