This preliminary drafting and blueprint course is designed to give the student the ability to design simple trade related drawings acceptable to a tradesperson. Drawings in both the plan view and elevation view will be practiced as well as using a complete set of building plans for various building projects. Producing drain plans using proper instruments such as pencils set squares T squares and the architects scale will be demonstrated. Producing elevation views showing mode of venting and drainage systems will also be demonstrated as well as the reading and use shop drawings. The student will be expected to identify different drawings in a set of plans including Architectural Mechanical Electrical and Structural plans as well as the Specifications and use them for material takeoff layout and installation.