Reading & Using Plans for OTs (Ireland)
This module aims to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to interpret architectural drawings, read to scale, and review basic housing adaptation/design proposals for their accessibility.
ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, DELEGATES SHOULD:
- Understand the difference between plan views, sections and elevations
- Be able to interpret common architectural conventions and symbols used on drawings e.g. for switches, sockets, lighting, appliances, break lines, steps, spot levels and so on
- Be familiar with key drawing features such as title blocks, north arrows & scale bars
- Understand how to use a scale rule
- Be able to discuss some common terminology used on plans and specifications
- Be familiar with common hatching used on drawings e.g. for brickwork, partition walls and insulation
- Have discussed how to manage drawings received electronically (i.e. PDFs received via email)
- Have experience of reviewing one or more housing adaptation or design proposals within a group setting
- Electronic handouts (PDFs) provided
- Digital Attendance Certificates issued (3 CPD hours)
- Our online courses are interactive and typically include some or all of the following: presentations, case studies, desktop exercises, demonstration videos, discussions, breakout rooms and Q&As with trainers.