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Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) seems so daunting that some engineering professionals never bother to learn it at all. Unfortunately, ignoring GD&T on your technical prints can add preventable costs, delays, and confusion to your production process.

The good news is that you don’t need to sit through boring classes or memorize a bunch of standards. You just need practical GD&T training courses from certified instructors who make it easy to understand GD&T in the real world, with convenient solutions tailored to meet your production needs.

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Print Reading

Build basic print reading skills with our introductory course that teaches you how to interpret engineering drawings.

Course Objectives:

This class equips you to read technical drawings/prints correctly while building a foundation for other GD&T training courses.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Recognize common symbols
  • Identify important manufacturing details
  • Decipher dimensional tolerances
  • Interpret various views and line types

Who it’s For:

This course is designed for ANYONE who makes decisions with engineering prints, regardless of your technical background. No prerequisites or prior experience required! Start here before enrolling in our other GD&T courses.

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GD&T Fundamentals

Develop a working knowledge of GD&T by learning a practical framework to simplify complex engineering standards.

Course Objectives:

This GD&T crash course teaches you how and why to use GD&T to improve every step of the manufacturing process using real-world examples.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Make sense of the ASME Y14.5 Standard
  • Interpret common GD&T symbols correctly
  • Gauge maximum material condition
  • Use feature control frames to set tolerances

Who it’s For:

This GD&T course is designed for people who have some experience working with engineering drawings. While no prior GD&T classes are required, you should be able to read a technical print before you enroll.

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Advanced GD&T

Deepen your understanding of GD&T standards and symbols with our most advanced and comprehensive GD&T course.

Course Objectives:

This Advanced GD&T class builds upon the core framework from our Fundamentals course to help you navigate GD&T in specific applications and industries.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Cut costs in your operation using GD&T
  • Open up tolerances while maintaining functionality
  • Perform boundary tolerance calculations
  • Prepare for the ASME GD&T Certification Course

Who it’s For:

Our Advanced GD&T class is only available to students who have completed our GD&T Fundamentals course. Enrollment can be bundled through our Professional or Expert Programs. It’s ideal for engineering professionals who are ready to put their GD&T knowledge into practice.

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GD&T Inspection

Expand your GD&T toolbox with our course designed to bridge the gap between drawing requirements and effective inspection practices.

Course Objectives:

This GD&T Inspection class builds upon the core framework from our Fundamentals course to help you navigate drawing requirements and effective inspection practices.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Recognize essential manual tools for inspection
  • Understand reality of metrology and measurement uncertainty
  • Learn the GD&T inspection process; setup, measure, & report
  • Apply standardized reporting methods for both CMM and manual results

Who it’s For:

GD&T Inspection is tailored for individuals engaged in all stages of a part's manufacturing process, not solely inspectors. Currently offered exclusively with live instructor-led sessions, this course is accessible to students who have previously completed our GD&T Fundamentals course or enrolled in bundled training packages.

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GD&T Training Options & Pricing

GD&T Classes for Groups:

Align your company’s design, manufacturing, and inspection processes with GD&T training courses for teams, so you can all learn the same engineering language. Whether you prefer a GD&T online course or a hands-on GD&T class at your facility, we can tailor our solutions to meet your needs.

  • Free Consultation
  • On-site and Online Options
  • Group Discounts
  • Fully Customizable

GD&T Classes Just for You:

Boost your technical competence and confidence with our self-paced GD&T online course for individuals, designed to equip you with practical skills. Our GD&T class will turn you into the go-to engineer at your company, regardless of your job position or experience level.

  • 24/7 Video-On-Demand Access
  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Real-World Job Skills
  • Certificate of Completion

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