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XLD-Intermediate Blueprint Reading


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This course, designed as a follow up to Basic Blueprint Reading, offers a detailed analysis of blueprints. Attendees from various trades benefit from additional experience and knowledge gained in the 16-hour course. Students learn to assess plans and details, verify dimension, review plan notes, specifications, and learn how to coordinate various trades on the jobsite.

After completion of the course, students:
  • Understand how to find the proper details and wall section, and verify correct dimensions
  • Learn to spot conflicts and omission in the construction plan set and how to resolve inconsistencies in the plans
  • Gain confidence in reading construction blueprints for estimating and material take off and checking dimension
  • accurately read and interpret prints for greater productivity
  • Learn to anticipate/plan the next specialty contractors' needs
Who should attend:  Students who have completed Basic Blueprint Reading or those with a basic knowledge of construction prints

**Bring a scientific calculator to class.
**If you have taken AGC Georgia's Basic Blueprint course, bring your book titled "Print Reading for Construction - Residential and Commercial" by Brown and Dorfmueller (8th Edition)
**If you do NOT have the above referenced textbook, be sure to purchase it from AGC Georgia when you register for this course.

**Registrants need to bring a yellow highlighter and an architectural scale to class.**

AGC Georgia reserves the right to cancel programs up to 7 days prior to the start date if a minimum number of attendees is not met.

Meet Your Instructor: 
Cait Lowe, Pretty Pretty Precon
Principal, Cost Engineer
With over 10 years in the construction industry, Cait specializes in construction consulting for the self-storage industry. With her expertise, she is responsible for leading preconstruction processes and developing strategies to achieve project ROI goals for subcontractor clients.  
Cait's experience encompasses over ten years in the construction industry nationally. Her responsibilities have included: estimating, project management and development from cradle to grave construction management for the self-storage industry.  Her experience bleeds through multiple trades and disciplines including manufacturing and industrial electrical.
Cait has run blueprint reading classes for NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) with 500+ professionals tuning in for an 8 week "lunch n learn series". She has taught for K'WiC (Kennesaw Women in Construction Association). She has worked directly for the GC's, subcontractors, and trade partners through her tenure in the industry.

12/5/2023 8:00 AM - 12/6/2023 4:00 PM
AGC Training Center 1940 The Exchange SE Atlanta 30339
Online registration not available.