Associated Builders and Contractors, MN office (map)
This two-day course provides the foundation for a working knowledge of blueprints and specifications.  Great for entry-level tradespeople as well as foremen, leads, project managers and estimators looking for a refresher.

Instructor is: Gary Roehrig - Gary has been in the construction industry for the past 36 years. With his interactive and energetic style, he has been teaching carpentry apprentices since 2007. He was the recipient of the 2014 ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship Instructor of the Year Award.

This course will cover the following topics:

•Architectural lines and symbols

•Architectural terms used in Drawings and Specifications

•Different types of construction drawings (civil, site, foundation, floor, roof, mechanical, electrical, plumbing)

•Guidelines for reading a set of drawings


•Building codes

Class will take place from 7:00-4:30 on Monday September 30 and 7:00-2:30 on Tuesday October 1.  There will be a 30 minute lunch break each day, and lunch will be provided to attendees.

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All cancellation must be made in writing 72 hours prior to the start date and are subject to a processing fee. No refunds will be given if cancellations are made after the deadline. Most events and programs have space limitations and reservations are taken on first come, first serve basis. It is important to reserve early for an event or program that you wish to attend. ABC reserves the right to cancel the class for any reason and will do so at least 48 hours before the beginning of the course. This session will be postponed and/or cancelled if the class minimum is not met.