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Electrical Blueprint Reading – Vancouver

March 4, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Participants will learn how to read a set of electrical construction blueprints, drawing specifications  and general notes. Using various samples of electrical blueprints, participants will gain experience and  practical knowledge for their day-to-day work on  construction projects.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:
•  Have an elementary knowledge of electrical  blueprint reading as it relates to construction  projects
• Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals •  Understand how Building Codes and Bylaws impact blueprints
•  Understand specifications and the contractual hierarchy
•  Be able to find trade information using blueprints
•  Be able to answer basic construction questions  related to the layout and installation of materials
•  Be able to identify elementary problems or short comings of the blueprints you are using
•  Be familiar with electrical, architectural and structural  drawings, and how they fit together
•  Understand and be able to use architectural & metric scale rules
•  Understand how to convert metric dimensions to architectural (imperial) dimensions
•   Understand how to read a floor plan, section, detail, profile and elevation
•  Understand symbols, notations, abbreviations and material schedules
•  Be able to work with the drawings to obtain basic information on dimensions, finishes, details, area calculations, and the ability to do simple  material takeoffs
Audience: Ideal for those who have little or no background in electrical blueprint reading.
Instructor: Charles Baverstock, GSC
Charles has worked in the electrical construction industry for the past 20 years and is an experienced project manager and estimator. He is a red seal  journeyman and gold seal certified project manager. Charles is a sought after instructor and previously lectured at BCIT.
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March 4, 2020
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association
3636 E 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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