November 18, 2017

Session 2 - Blueprint Reading for Commercial Construction


December 14, 2017


Thursday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
210 S. Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52240


This session is part of a three part series. Participants may register per session, or may register for the full series for a discount. If registering for sessions individually, lunches are available for an additional $25 per person.

Construction drawings can be difficult to understand and mistakes can be costly. Being able to read and understand construction drawings is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in the construction industry. In this series, participants will gain the skills necessary to read and understand typical construction documents - blueprints and specifications.

Session 2: Architectural / Structural

This session will focus on the reading and use of architectural and structural plans and specifications. Architectural and structural plan reading topics to be discussed include the following:

  • Standard symbols, plan organization, specification organization
  • Use of standard architectural scales
  • Architectural plan views, details, elevations, and sections
  • Use of architectural schedules, notes, and symbols
  • Structural foundation plansPlan reading for structural building systems, including
  • Plan reading for structural building systems, including precast concrete, structural steel, site cast concrete, and masonry

CLICK HERE to register.