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Introduction to Blueprint Reading

Pace University CPE

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Tue, Feb 13, 5:30pm - Mar 01, 8:30pm ( 6 sessions )

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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 blueprints as they relate to the architectural and construction industries.

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; foundation, framing, site, and other specialty architectural drawings; symbols, lines, dimensions, and notations; architectural and engineering scales; trade drawings, including MEP.

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
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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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino 6 $595
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Feb 15 5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino
Tue, Feb 20 5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino
Thu, Feb 22 5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino
Tue, Feb 27 5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino
Thu, Mar 01 5:30pm - 8:30pm John Delfino
9:00am - 5:00pm John Delfino 3 $595
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Apr 21 9:00am - 5:00pm John Delfino
Sat, Apr 28 9:00am - 5:00pm John Delfino

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