Introduction to Blueprint Reading

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn

Course Details
$415 1 seat left
Start Date:

Tue, Oct 15, 6:00pm - Nov 05, 9:00pm (4 sessions)

Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn
25 Chapel St 4th Fl
Btwn Jay St & Flatbush Ave Ext
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Price includes $20 registration fees.
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this blueprint reading training:

Learning to read blueprints is an essential skill for designers, contractors, real estate brokers and building owners. In this lecture and hands-on class, you will learn the vocabulary and language of blueprints. Topics covered include drawing scales, plan, elevation and section drawings, architectural symbols and legends.

Learn To:
  • Understand architectural scales
  • Dimension and area drawings
  • Understand drawing types and their functions
  • Recognize and read a floor plan, section and elevation
  • Understand Blueprint symbols, notations, abbreviations, and material schedules
  • Work with drawings on dimensions, finishes, details
  • Apply knowledge to a project you are working on 
Required Textbook: Students must purchase individually. Print Reading For Construction, 7th Edition WITH PRINTS. If you have the 6th edition that is fine, but we are moving to the 7th.

Note: Price includes $20 Registration Fee

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Refund Policy
Tuition refunds are issued to fully paid students under the following conditions: 100% refunded when withdrawal notice is received prior to first class meeting. 80% refunded if notice is received before the second class meeting. No refunds are given after the 2nd class. All registration fees are non-refundable. 

The Center reserves the right to cancel any course or modify the schedule. This can also include cancellation at the first class meeting. In the event of such a cancellation, you will receive a full refund of all tuition and fees.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm TBD 4 $415
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Tue, Oct 29 6:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Tue, Nov 05 6:00pm - 9:00pm TBD

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Questions & Answers (3)

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Question from Jacob J.
I see the book is Print Reading for Construction 6th edition. Is that accurate since there is a 7th edition?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Jacob! Yes, the 6th Edition will still be accurate even if there is a 7th Edition already. Hope this helps.
Question from anonymous
What is the next level?
Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! The Blueprint and Project Management classes are offered by the school in a series of 5 classes: 1) Intro to Blueprint, 2) Advanced Construction Blueprint Reading, 3) Building Materials and Methods, 4) Cost Estimating and 5) Project Management for Construction. They are designed to be taken in series so the student can build their knowledge. If you take the Intro to Blueprint class, your next level would be the Advanced Construction Blueprint reading class.
Question from J.alvarez
Hello there do I need a diploma or GeD to attend these classes?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
No, you don't need to bring anything.

Reviews of Classes at New York City College of Technology (70)

(70 Reviews)
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Reviewed by Jacob J. on 1/31/2019
not the best teacher.
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Reviewed by Mikie M. on 10/29/2015
no coments
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/22/2015
Teacher could barely make it through the 3 hours each week. He always seemed exhauuated. Very disorganized and no cohesive lesson plan. While he was an expert in the subject he was not able to share his expertise in a way that would benefit the beginner construction management student. Nice guy but save yourself 12 hours and $300 and look for a better course.
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Reviewed by Frances M. on 2/28/2018
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Reviewed by Raul D. on 9/27/2017
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