Reading Blue Prints

A blueprint is a two-dimensional set of drawings that offers a comprehensive visual depiction of how an architect wants a structure to look. It is used as a means to communicate this vision to construction workers. The size of a building, the materials that will be used in its construction, and the precise locations of all of its parts are often specified in blueprints.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to develop the ability in workers to read and understand blueprints as an essential skill for the building professions.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of the course, students will learn:

Training Modules:

Module 1


Module 2

Sections of a Blueprint

Module 3

Significance of Blueprints

Module 4

Viewing Angles of Blueprints

Module 5

Types of Blueprints Lines

Module 6

Reading Techniques of Blueprint Lines

Module 7

Types of Drawings in a Set of Blueprints

Module 8

Other Instructions

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration
to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.
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