Plans, Specifications & Drawings
Explore basic orthographic concepts and methods, and apply them to plans for single and multi-family housing projects. Deepen your familiarity with different types of drawings and their various levels of detail; sharpen your understanding of symbols, drawing styles, specifications and notes; and learn to organize drawings into complete, appropriate sets of plans.
Knowledge & Skill Building Areas
- Plan-reading Principles
- Understanding the Parts
- Orthographics, Isometrics & Dimensions
- Standard Residential Drawings
- Drawings Groups
- Plan-reading Skills
Ideal candidates for taking this course: Designers, Drafts persons, Inspectors, Technicians, Estimators, Trades, Suppliers, Support Staff, Purchasing Agents, Customer Service Representatives and Management and Sales Professionals.
This course is required for the following certifications: Residential Construction Site Manager (RCSM), Professional Site Manager and is an elective course for Residential Management, and Master Home Builder.
Classroom delivery: This blended e-learning course combines approximately four hours of online learning with two days of classroom learning.
Classroom times: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Classroom locations: This course is delivered by PHBI in Calgary and Edmonton. Courses can also be held in other centers based on demand.
Exam & passing grade: The exam for this course is closed book. The passing grade is 70% and 100% attendance is compulsory to qualify for PHBI certification.
Prerequisites: For those new to the industry, Construction Fundamentals or Residential Construction Site Management (RCSM) Level 1 must be taken prior to enrolment in this class. This prior knowledge is necessary as students need to have an understanding of construction and construction terminology for this course.