Continuing Education

Technical Drawing and Interpretation Courses

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Fill your toolbox with new skills, knowledge and experience! Whether you are a construction worker or do-it-yourselfer, NAIT's Continuing Education Technical Drawing and Interpretation courses can help you read and plan with confidence.

Get your project started with help from one or more drawing reading courses. You will learn about tolerances, dimensions, basic design concepts and key terminology relevant to interpreting prints.

Designed for the construction professional and the DIY extraordinaire

Learning to read production drawings is a skill that is in-demand in many fields. Workers with knowledge in reading technical drawings are valued by construction employers, master builders, property managers, renovation specialists and other industries involved in the assembly of almost anything from circuit boards to skyscrapers.

Hobbyists and home owners will also find courses useful around the house, acreage or farm. Do you want to read and interpret blueprints in order to coordinate work to fabricate a finished structure or piece? We can help provide the confidence you need to get the job done.

This program contains 2 courses:

TDRW100 - Technical Drawing and Interpretation Basics

Gain the ability to describe the various types of drawings and their industry uses, as well as interpret simple drawings.

TDRW110 - Technical Drawing Interpretation - Commercial Structural and Architectural

Discover how to read and interpret multi-residential and commercial structural blueprints.

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