Reading and Using Plans (10 Nov 2022)
This module aims to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to interpret architectural drawings, read to scale, and review basic housing adaptation/design proposals for their accessibility. The course is live and interactive and led by a highly experienced trainer. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, DELEGATES SHOULD
- Understand the difference between plan views, sections and elevations
- Be able to interpret common architectural conventions and symbols used on drawings e.g. for switches, sockets, lighting, appliances, break lines, steps, spot levels and so on.
- Be familiar with key drawing features such as title blocks, north arrows & scale bars
- Understand how to use a scale rule
- Be able to discuss some common terminology used on plans and specifications
- Be familiar with common hatching used on drawings e.g. for brickwork, partition walls and insulation
- Have discussed how to manage drawings received electronically (i.e. pdfs received via email)
- Have experience of reviewing one or more housing adaptation or design proposals within a group setting
- Electronic handouts (PDFs) provided
- Digital Attendance Certificate issued
- Our online courses are interactive and typically include some or all of the following: presentations, case studies, desktop exercises, demonstration videos, discussions, breakout rooms and Q&As with trainers.