Blueprint Reading - Cedar Falls - Session 1: General Construction / Civil / Project Delivery Methods


  • Jul 26, 2022 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM


  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • 7213 Nordic Drive
  • Cedar Falls, IA 50613

A Fundamental Skill For Anyone Involved in the Construction Industry

Construction drawings can be difficult to understand and mistakes can be costly. Being able to read and understand construction drawings is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in the construction industry. In this series, participants will gain the skills necessary to read and understand typical construction documents - blueprints and specifications.

Participants can register for the entire series to receive a discount, or register separately for only one or two of the sessions.

Session #1: General Construction / Civil / Project Delivery Methods 
Presenter: Brad Perkins – Iowa State University

This session will provide the participant with an introduction to the life cycle of a construction project from project conception, through design, construction, and project closeout. Participants will learn about project delivery methods, such as the traditional Design-Bid-Build, as well as alternative delivery methods, including Design-Build and Construction Management. Roles of the various parties in each delivery method will be discussed: owner, architect, engineer, contractor, and subcontractor.

Master Builder Designation: Project Management - 3 Credits; Ecological – 1 Credit