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Blueprint Reading
Understanding Plans & Specs 5/28 HR

Understanding Plans & Specs 5/28 HR

UNDERSTANDING PLANS & SPECS (FORMERLY BLUEPRINT READING 101/102)
Begins Tuesday, May 28, 2024  |  2:00PM – 4:00PM
Enhance your personal and professional value by enrolling in ABC-VA’s Understanding Plans and Specs (formerly Blueprint Reading). Blueprint Reading 101 and 102 are being combined in one course that will establish the fundamental skills necessary to navigate and work with Plans and Specifications, either in the office or in the field. This course will start with an introduction to plans and work towards using the full plan set in the field of construction.

All employees in the construction industry can benefit from this course. Knowing and understanding the blueprint language is a highly marketable skill and will make anyone an invaluable resource to their company.

INSTRUCTOR
Eric Stichler, President, Heartland Construction and ABC-VA 2023 Chairman

SCHEDULE
Six-Day Course:
May 28 & 29
June 3, 4, 10 & 11
2:00PM – 4:00PM

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320

COST
Member – $345
Non-Member – $445

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Jamie Carrow

MEP Blueprint Reading 3/18 NV

MEP Blueprint Reading 3/18 NV

MEP BLUEPRINT READING
Schedule varies – see below  |  4:00PM – 7:00PM
**Required Prerequisite: Blueprint Reading 101 or a demonstrated knowledge of basic blueprint reading skills.**
Elevate your expertise and boost your career with ABC-VA’s MEP Blueprint Reading class, the advanced sequel to Blueprint Reading 101 for the Construction Industry. Building upon the foundational knowledge of Blueprint 101, this specialized course delves into the intricate world of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) blueprint reading, providing a tailored approach for individuals seeking to enhance their personal and professional value.

Course Overview: MEP Blueprint Reading is designed for individuals who have completed Blueprint Reading 101 and are eager to expand their understanding of construction projects. The curriculum is meticulously crafted to cover all aspects of MEP blueprints, offering a deep dive into the complexities of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems within a construction framework.

SCHEDULE
Mechanical – March 18, 20 & 25
Electrical – March 27, April 1 & 3
Plumbing – April 8, 10 & 15
4:00PM – 7:00PM

PRICING – Member Pricing/Non-Member Pricing
Mechanical Only – $120/$180
Electrical Only – $120/$180
Plumbing Only – $120/$180
Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing – $340/$510

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Erin Stamer

Blueprint Reading 101 2/27 CV

Blueprint Reading 101 2/27 CV

BLUEPRINT READING 101
Begins Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | Please see detailed schedule below

Enhance your personal and professional value by enrolling in ABC-VA’s Blueprint Reading 101 for the Construction Industry. This comprehensive course is structured for the beginner and covers all phases of a construction project. Participants will discuss the phases of construction including site, landscape, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.

All employees in the construction industry can benefit from this course.  Knowing and understanding the blueprint language is a highly marketable skill and will make anyone an invaluable resource to their company.

SCHEDULE
Six-Day Course:
February 27, 29
March 5, 7, 12 & 14
12:00PM-3:00PM

COST
Member – $345
Non-Member – $520

LOCATION
ABC-VA Central Virginia Training Facility
1600 E Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23228

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Kristen Altermatt

Blueprint Reading 102 8/13 NV

Blueprint Reading 102 8/13 NV

BLUEPRINT READING 102
Begins Tuesday, August 13, 2024  |  4:00PM – 7:00PM
This course is designed to advance those with the fundamental skills and theories from the basic blueprint reading class (Blueprint 101) that is essential for print reading experience in heavy commercial construction. The textbook and actual project drawings used for this course present and reinforce the concepts of elements commonly found on prints of large structures.

The topics to be covered in these sessions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Working Drawings and Drawing Concepts
• Types of Construction
• Specifications
• Sitework
• Structural Steel Construction
• Reinforced Concrete Construction
• Mechanical and Electrical Systems
• Finish Construction
• Trade Competency Tests and Review Questions

SCHEDULE
Eight-Day Program:
August 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 1
4:00PM-7:00PM

COST
Member – $370
Non-Member – $540
Includes textbooks and blueprints

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Shaye Currie

Blueprint Reading 101 10/15 NV

Blueprint Reading 101 10/15 NV

BLUEPRINT READING 101
Begins Tuesday, October 15, 2024  |  4:00PM – 7:00PM

Enhance your personal and professional value by enrolling in ABC-VA’s Blueprint Reading 101 for the Construction Industry. This comprehensive course is structured for the beginner and covers all phases of a construction project. Participants will discuss the phases of construction including site, landscape, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.

All employees in the construction industry can benefit from this course.  Knowing and understanding the blueprint language is a highly marketable skill and will make anyone an invaluable resource to their company.

SCHEDULE
Eight-Day Program:
October 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
December 3, 10
4:00PM-7:00PM

COST
Member – $370
Non-Member – $540
Includes textbooks and blueprints

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Shaye Currie