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Basic Blueprint Reading Classes (BBR Classes)

A 7.5 hour class approved by the NY Deptartment of State for real estate continuing education credits.

Course Info & Registration

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Basic Blueprint Reading (BBR): $100

Blueprint course approved for 7.5 hours of continuing education.

About The Course

This set of continuing education basic blueprint classes will introduce attendees to the fundamentals of understanding design drawings and reading construction blueprints.

Attendee(s] will review blueprints from the building machining systems, carpentry, environmental controls, and construction plans from licensed professions such as architects, engineers, and interior designers. This variety of technical specialization will prepare attendee(s) for further baseline approach to interact with project stakeholders, clients, building owners, and real estate investors involved in development projects. Blueprint reading will help students understand renovations, restorations, architectural upgrades, improvements in structural conditions — as well as improve their construction and real estate careers (such as administrators, entrepreneurs, trades, real estate salespersons and brokers).

Blueprint reading is an important business skill that sets students apart in real estate and construction settings. This course's blueprint classes will help students learn to read the architectural symbols and signs used in technical and residential blueprints. Learning how blueprints dictate materials, adherence to city and business code, as well as construction estimating and the real estate industry will become a valuable skill to students.

Instructional Philosophy

The organization of this BBR class is for attendee(s) to be cooperative in this learning environment. This format allows for sharing and learning between attendee(s) and instructor while skills are developed. Comprehend and participate in lecture activities during class is expected for completion for the one (1) day BBR lecture. Blueprint Reading Goals Identify structural framing components and elements on a construction blueprint.

  • Understand the basic structural members used to build a structure
  • Interpret various dimensions and notes used on construction blueprints
  • Interpret various views used on construction blueprints
  • Identify and analyze basic construction symbol notations
  • Understand design drawing notes, symbols, and dimensions

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