BLCT 1044 - Blueprint Reading & Grades-Par, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

This course is an introduction to different types of plans and how they represent finished grades of buildings. This course will present the parts of blueprints in detail including symbols, the title block, and grid lines. Students will be introduced to site plans and the concept of preparing graded surfaces using heavy equipment. Identification of construction stakes and interpretation of marks on each type of stake will be covered. The process for grading slopes will also be discussed.