Reading Construction Blueprints

C&EE X 412.9

An introduction to reading and analyzing construction blueprints including a review of the necessary mathematics, symbols, and drawn line interpretations.

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Winter
Summer
Classroom
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Learn to analyze all types of construction drawings
  • Identify construction drawing defects
  • Write a request for information (RFI)
  • How to answer layout questions
  • Coordinate issues between different trades
  • Quantify different material from the blue print

About this course:

This is an introductory course in reading and analyzing building design and construction documents. This is an architecture and construction technology document reading course, in which students acquire the theory and practice to read complete sets of drawings used in building design and building construction. Students explore all elements of architecture and construction technology document reading, from sheet characteristics and drawing symbols to reading specialty prints and construction specifications. Students develop skills in reading, visual perception, technical communication, and problem solving. Students are given a full set of construction project documents to work through typical problems commonly encountered by professionals. This course utilizes the pdf viewing and editing software, Bluebeam Revu, to navigate the construction documents.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Reading Construction Blueprints.

X 407.2 Construction Technology, background in the industry, or consent of instructor.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Evan Nishizu
371354
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Access to computer/tablet
(Optional) Book: Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology by David A. Madsen; Alan Jefferis; David P. Madsen; Tereasa Jefferis
(Optional) Book: DEWALT Blueprint Reading Professional Reference by Paul Rosenberg
Schedule
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Computer Lab
Wed Jan 8, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Jan 15, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Jan 22, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Jan 29, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Feb 5, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Feb 12, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Feb 19, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Feb 26, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Mar 4, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Mar 11, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Computer Lab
Wed Mar 18, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05

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