901 - Engineering Plan Development and Application

  • Course Number: C901
  • Course Title: Engineering Plan Development and Application
  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

The purpose of this course is to enable participants to improve their plan reading skills in order to perform their jobs more easily, effectively and efficiently. The course is designed to enable participants to improve their skills in using engineering plans and drawings.

Credentialing
  • Industry: An intermediate course that can be applied towards the Generalist pathway in the SR/WA program.
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-NAC program.
Topics
  • How to read topographic and property information on plans
  • The interrelationship of plan, profile and cross section sheets
  • How to determine the horizontal and vertical alignment of a centerline
  • How to use aerial photogrammetry
  • Plane coordinates
  • Utility line crossings of highways
  • Contour line characteristics
  • How to calculate earthwork
  • Interpreting right of way plans
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
  • Engineering tools (engineering scale, protractor and straight edge)
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