CON5 Drawing a Plan of a Room

Drawings in the construction industry are used to pass ideas, information and plans to other
people. These drawings are known as plans. They tell builders where to construct walls and floors
and show where pipes and electric wires should be laid. They help construction teams to estimate
the cost of a build.
In this unit, you will learn how to produce a plan of a room to a simple scale and communicate
important information. There are a number of different symbols that you will come across that are
important when designing a plan of a room. You will also use templates and other equipment to
produce a neatly laid out plan that is easy to read.
The transferable and sector skills you develop in this unit can enable you to progress to further
learning. They will also support you be in completing the core skills units in Group A of the

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