Goodwill’s free Blueprint Reading & Estimating training course covers the fundamentals of reading and interpreting residential blueprints and estimating the quantities of materials and labor required to construct a house. This class adds to the skills learned in our Construction Basics course as a way to enhance skills, learning and preparation for an entry-level helper position. This class offers an opportunity to acquire a ProCore certification, a project management software program used by many industry professionals, and is offered in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College.

2021 Training Dates

Instruction Dates Instruction Time
March 9 – April 29 6 – 9:30 p.m.
May 18 – July 8 6 – 9:30 p.m.
July 27 – September 23 6 – 9:30 p.m.
October 5 – December 2 6 – 9:30 p.m.

Course Timeframe

Goodwill’s Blueprint Reading & Estimating training course lasts eight weeks. We offer this course in the evenings to accommodate students who may work during the day.

Certification Opportunities

If you successfully complete Goodwill’s free Blueprint Reading & Estimating training course, you will receive a ProCore certification.


In order to enroll in Goodwill’s Blueprint Reading & Estimating training course, you must first successfully complete Goodwill’s Construction Basics training course.

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Job Search Support

As a participant in one of Goodwill’s training courses, you’ll have access to a Career Navigator who can help you with your resume and interview skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with our Employer Engagement Team, who can help you find and secure employment.

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