Blueprint Reading Course 2024

Construction drawings represent a large portion of the construction documents necessary to build any structure, which is why it is important to know how to interpret them. This class emphasizes the development of print reading skills in order to understand common and new construction techniques in building commercial projects. This course will cover the basics of reading commercial construction drawings including:

  • Orthographic projection
  • Types of prints - civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical
  • Plan views and elevations
  • Sections and details
  • Material schedules
  • Measuring tools and scales
  • Common lines and symbols

Dates: (Four sessions) April 4, 11, 18 and 25 | 8 to 10 a.m.

Location: The Builders Training Center | North Kansas City, Mo.

Cost: $300 for Members | $500 for Nonmembers

Instructor: Dr. Caleb McCandless | Education and Training Vice President, The Builders, a chapter of the AGC

To register: Sign in and select "Register Myself," choose the appropriate "Registration Option," then click "Proceed to Checkout" and "Submit Order."

About the instructor:

head shot of Caleb McCandlessDr. Caleb McCandless, Education and Training Vice President, The Builders, a chapter of the AGC, holds a master's degree in industrial management from the University of Central Missouri (UCM), where he was a professor for the construction management department. In 2023, he received his doctorate from Saint Louis University. With his experience and education, he hopes to better assist the association's members with professional development and Missouri's school system for workforce development.

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Question(s) about this event? Contact Caleb McCandless | 816.595.4161. Having issues signing in or creating an account? Contact Aarika Leonard-DeMarc | 816.595.4118.

4/4/2024 8:00 AM - 4/25/2024 10:00 AM
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Builders Training Center 105 West 12th Avenue North Kansas City, MO 64116 UNITED STATES
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