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Blueprint Reading ASCT 1015

Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course provides an introduction to the relationships between construction drawings and building construction. The course goal is to enable students to read and interpret construction drawings, including Floor Plans, Roof Plans, Elevations, Building Sections, Framing Plans and Construction Details. Students will be able to understand the relationship and interdependencies of all drawings represented in contract documents. They will also become familiar with abbreviations, symbols and materials used in construction blueprints.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$529.50

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of ASCT 1015 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 46284

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Oct 12 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 46284
  • $529.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Oct 12 Mon, Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Kelly Wightman

Course outline

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Cost

$529.50

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Department Contact: Samaneh Hashemi, Ph.D., P.Eng. Department Head 604-412-7473 Samaneh_Hashemi@bcit.ca Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Please go to LEARNING HUB (learn.bcit.ca) for class information and live class lectures - held on Mondays and Wednesdays 18:00 – 21:00. No class on Oct 10 - Stat Holiday.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 49628

Duration

Fri Sep 09 - Mon Oct 10 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 49628
  • $529.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 10 Mon, Fri 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Farhad Falahian

Course outline

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Cost

$529.50

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Department Contact: Samaneh Hashemi, Ph.D., P.Eng. Department Head 604-412-7473 Samaneh_Hashemi@bcit.ca Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Please go to LEARNING HUB (learn.bcit.ca) for class information and live class lectures - held on Mondays and Fridays 17:00 – 20:00.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe project delivery process, parties involved and their roles.
  • Explain the principles, purpose & contents of the Construction Contract Document.
  • Identify types of drawings comprising a set of contract documents and understand their relationships.
  • Properly interpret Industry standards as they relate to symbols, abbreviations, schedules and drawing cross-references.
  • Identify components of various types of structural framing systems.
  • Identify components of various types of foundation systems.
  • Interpret building sections drawings and apply appropriate material patterns.
  • Properly organize multi-view drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Blueprint Reading (ASCT 1015) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician (Structural Option)
    Certificate Full-time
  2. Construction Drawings
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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