Plans and Specifications Reading 101 – April 22nd and 23rd

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This course introduces participants to reading and interpreting basic construction drawings and specification manuals.  Emphasis is placed on the interpretation of the requirements of contract drawings, understanding terminology, symbols, and conventions used in commercial and industrial drawings, including architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical plans and sections.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:  Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

°  Demonstrate an understanding of  how a set of Contract Documents comes to be: “The Traditional Scope of Services”

°  Demonstrate the use of engineering and architectural scales

°  Read and understand a set of drawings including plans, elevations, sections and details

°  Read and understand scheduled, symbols, and other drafting conventions

°  Recognize the inter-relationships between Architectural, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing  elements of a project

°  Read and understand the basic sections of Specifications

°  Explain the important complementary relationship between Plans and Specifications

The presenter for this eight hour course is Lane Stumler.  Lane is an adjunct faculty member with Ivy Tech Corporate College and a practicing architect in Kentuckiana.

The fee for this program is $295 if registered before April 12th, $325 after the “early bird” date.  The course fee includes participant materials, light dinner and beverages for both evenings.  Reserve your spot today by contacting Mary Ellen Higgins at 502-459-9800 or via email at mhiggins@bxkentucky.com.

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