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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Apex Technical School | Evaluated Learning Experience

Blueprint Reading and Fabrication

Formerly Combination Welding Technology
150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 76 hours of supervised lab experience.
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
May 2002 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: apply basic geometric and trigonometric principles to determine angles, intersecting lines, cutout positions and lengths during layout operations; describe safety precautions for operating various layout and fabricating equipment; fabricate and lay out projects according to specifications on shop drawings, using safe practices.


Major topics include: basic lines; orthographic projection; bill of materials; dimensioning structurals; scale size and tolerance; types of holes and thread specifications; bevels, chamfers and developments; section views; A.W.S. welding symbols; applied trigonometry and geometry; basic layout and fabrication procedures. Instructional methods include: Study guides,essays, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (2 lecture, 1 lab) in Industrial Technology or Construction Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation) (6/23 revalidation).