Learn from Practicing Professionals and Licensed Architects
100% of the people in the Construction Industry need to know how to read blueprint drawings.
Learn the fundamentals:
- Drawing types, scale, and relationships between drawings.
- How Blueprint Drawings and Construction Documents are organized.
- Estimating and Quantity Takeoff fundamentals.
PFC 101 - Blueprint Reading for Residential Construction
Start at the very beginning. Learn from a licensed architect about drawing types, scale and about the relationships between drawings. You will learn how to read and understand how a set of blueprint construction drawings are put together. The course materials are from real-world projects.
PFC 102 - Blueprint Reading for Commercial Construction
Learn from a licensed architect how to read blueprint drawings for a mixed-use commercial project which includes hotel, retail and parking. Review the architectural and all engineering drawings. Learn about project specifications. The course materials are from real-world projects.
PFC 121 - Introduction to Construction Estimating
This Introduction to Construction Estimating is taught by a professional construction estimator. Starting at the very beginning, you will learn about the types of estimates and how an estimate is organized. The components and sub-components of an estimate will be addressed.
PFC 211 - Communication and Connection
Learn to build connection, make requests, engage in conflict management and negotiate. Build your Emotional Intelligence. Communicate and collaborate with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in mind. Learn the art of public speaking and body language.
PFC 212 - Self-Management Skills
Learn to evaluate your time, improve efficiency, prioritize what matters, learn how to establish a positive frame of mind and set goals in your career and life. In addition, you will learn a framework to make decisions and avoid common pitfalls. Lastly, you will learn how you can prioritize your ethics and integrity to build trust.
PFC 213 - Teamwork, Collaboration & Leadership
Teamwork, Collaboration & Leadership will help you learn the essential skills which are often overlooked and will improve your ability to solve problems, thrive on teams, and lead others.