CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Category Name:
Drawing & Blueprint Reading

 

Courses For This Category

 

 Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading
 CAD REVIT Drafting - Intermediate
 Commercial Blueprint Reading and Specifications
 Electrical Blueprint Reading
 Fundamentals of REVIT MEP
 Intermediate Building Systems Design Using AutoCAD
 Introduction to Building Systems Using AutoCAD
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $417.00
10 Sessions/30 Hours
This course is designed for office, in the field personnel and is recommended for professional support staff for specialty and general contractors. Topics include: Evolution of the Construction Project—The Development of the Drawings & Specifications;Background Principles (Cracking the Code); Drawing Types Used in All Categories Drawings; Reading Drawings for Information; Overview of Architectural MEP Drawings; and Specifications.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Print & Specification Reading for Construction
$134.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Commercial Blueprint Reading and Specifications
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $504.00
16 Sessions/48 Hours
Prerequisite: English TABE Reading Test and if you have little or no Construction experience, it is strongly recommended that you take the Commercial Materials Methods class or test out prior to taking the Blueprint Reading Course. This course consists of 48 hours and covers Commercial Blueprint Reading & Specifications with emphasis on the interrelationship between drawings, specifications and construction project. Topics include: Evolution of a Construction Project; Construction Documents; Plan Views; Elevations and Related Views; Sections, Details, Symbols, Schedules. Emphasis is given to Civil Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical Drawings and Specifications. Note: If a student has previously purchased prints and specs in another CEF course that required prints and specs these may be used in this course. A student would still need to purchase the text(s) for this course. Test-out option available. See Testing page for details.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: Reading
Recommended
Course: Commercial Construction Methods Materials
Test Out: Blueprint Reading
MATERIALS:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Print & Specification Reading for Construction
$134.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $504.00
18 Sessions/48 Hours
Students will read and understand electrical drawings and specifications; learn to interface with other trade contractors’ drawings to avoid installation conflicts; review architectural drawings, details and drawings and elevation drawings as they apply to installation of electrical items. NOTE: Credit Course Requirements Admissions paperwork is required to be completed by Friday, August 17, 2018. If this paperwork is not completed by the student by the required deadline, the student will be transferred to a continuing education course.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Fundamentals of REVIT MEP
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $683.00
16 Sessions/48 Hours
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Blueprint Reading and/or AutoCAD This course will introduce students to Autodesk Revit MEP covering concepts like navigating the user interface, project setup and basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components that make the software a powerful and flexible engineering modeling tool. This course will also familiarize students with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the tools necessary to create, document, and print the parametric model. The examples and practices are designed to take the students through the basics of a MEP project from linking in an architectural model to creating a set of construction documents.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Intermediate Building Systems Design Using AutoCAD
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $638.00
16 Sessions/40 Hours
This course provides Autocad users a continued understanding of Autocad’s features and limitations. Upon completion of this course students will be able to create advanced 2D and 3D Autocad drawings using advanced drafting techniques; layers, dimensioning, 3D modeling, rendering and plotting. Students will learn intermediate skills in addition to more advanced techniques for drawing setup and productivity which is crucial for today’s Autocad users in the construction industry.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Introduction to Building Systems Using AutoCAD
MATERIALS:
Memory Stick 8GB
$8.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 AutoCad and It's Applications 24th Ed
$126.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Introduction to Building Systems Using AutoCAD
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $638.00
16 Sessions/40 Hours
Prerequisite: Familiar with keyboard and Windows applications This course is essential for all new AutoCAD users or as an excellent class for end users of other CAD systems who are migrating to AutoCAD. Upon completion of this course students will be able to create basic 2D drawings using the drawing and editing tools; organize drawing objects on layers; add text and basic dimensions; and prepare to plot the drawings. Students will learn essential skills in addition to more sophisticated techniques for drawing setup and productivity which is crucial for today’s Autocad users in the construction industry.
PREREQUISITE:
Recommended
Skill Assessment: Computer Keyboard and Windows
MATERIALS:
Memory Stick 8GB
$8.00 - Purchase Required
2017 AutoCad and It's Applications 24th Ed
$126.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **