Fundamentals of Blueprint Reading

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 14 hour course, no prerequisites

This inter­ac­tive sem­i­nar will cov­er the fun­da­men­tals of under­stand­ing and inter­pret­ing con­struc­tion draw­ings and oth­er relat­ed mate­r­i­al. The sem­i­nar will deal with apply­ing the basic knowl­edge that is required to inter­pret and extrap­o­late infor­ma­tion from plans, ele­va­tions, sec­tions, details and con­struc­tion specifications.

Course at a glance
  • Recognized by CIQS, Gold Seal, and Blue Seal both as required education for accreditation and continuing professional development (post-accreditation maintenance).
  • Aimed at a wide range of construction workers, including tradesmen and journeymen, managers and supervisors, administrators, contractors, consultants, architects, and construction business owners.
  • Hands-on course based on active student participation; class dynamics include group work and case study review.
  • Course resources provided in-class and notes available on eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Course delivered in a two-day condensed format.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • List the parts of a typical construction drawing set.
  • Identify typical drawing types, symbols, notes, and scales.
  • Recognize the common types of drawing sets and explain their differences.
  • Extrapolate specific information from a drawing set and cross-reference it to the construction specification.
Take note:

  • All course exams and assessments will be completed in class during the scheduled course delivery.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Philip Perry

Your Instructor

Philip Perry

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekends (Mon, Sun)
Mar 7, 2021Mar 8, 2021
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9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Mar 8
Monday

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 14 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 7, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

cst@ualberta.ca

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 14 hour course, no prerequisites


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.