Module 2: Drawings, estimating & cash flow     

  1. The following image depicts a blueprint plan for a section of a typical house;
  2. Assign the letter to the symbol description;
  3. When the symbols are in the correct order, the red cross will change to a green tick.
Letter Description
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • Basin
  • Stairs
  • Door
  • Sink
  • Window
  • Bath Tub
  • Stove
  1. For each item (yellow), select the Type of Plan (orange) that you would expect it.
  2. Place only ONE green box per row under the plan that matches the item.
  3. When the items match the plan, the red cross will change to a green tick.
Survey Plan Site Plan Floor Plan Footing Plan Roof Plan
Existing site and surroundings
Position of major natural features, trees, ponds
Dimensions of boundaries
Position of boundary setbacks
New roads and pathways
Service runs from house to mains
Location of utility services
Thickness of walls
Door swings
Location of fittings and fixtures.
Names on all rooms
Location of footing system
Position and levels of drains and gulleys
Shape of roof
Slopes of levels
Falls to gutters

1) What information should be shown on a sketch plan?

2) What is an elevation view?

3) What are the most common used scales for drawings of houses?

4) What information would you expect to see on a survey plan?

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