2-Day GD&T Fundamentals Public Training

September 22-23, 2020 - Aloft Hotel - Greenville, SC

September 22-23, 2020
Aloft Hotel
Greenville, SC

With the GD&T Basics Fundamentals 2-Day Training Seminar

  • We promise, once you take our training & understand our GD&T framework, you will drastically improve the way you work with your drawings. We don’t want you to just understand theory – we want you to apply what you learn!
  • It is our #1 goal that you retain the information you will learn and make a noticeable impact at your company when you get back from training!

2-Day GD&T Fundamentals Seminar - Course Objectives:

· Understand the simple GD&T framework that simplifies 95% of all GD&T

· Simplify the main requirements and terminology of the ASME y14.5 Standard into simple English.

· Learn all 14 Geometric symbols, how to use them, which ones are most useful, & which ones to avoid.

· Discover how Max Material Condition creates bonus tolerance while maintaining a functional part.

· Understand what datums do & how they are applied on drawings for design, manufacturing & inspection.

· Study real drawings to understand how GD&T is applied to actual parts.

· Learn best practices that represent a realistic approach to using GD&T on real drawings.

· Simplify your understanding of how GD&T is applied and measured - both high and low tech.

· Retain what you learn using our online membership access and our course resources

Who Should Attend:

Our training is designed to be very approachable and geared towards everyone from entry level to those with intermediate experience. To take this training, you should have some experience in a design, production or inspection environment working with engineering drawings. You should also be able to understand how parts are represented and viewed on a 2D or 3D print. No prior GD&T knowledge is required though!



$999 After Early Registration Deadline - August 22nd, 2020
  • 2-Day Fundamentals GD&T Training
  • September 22-23, 2020
  • Aloft Hotel - Greenville, SC
  • 10% Discount when registering 3 or more
  • Early Registration ends August 22nd, 2020
  • **Pricing does not include travel or lodging costs
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Topics covered in the GD&T Fundamentals Course:

Section 1: Introduction
• Course Introduction
• Simple Example - What is GD&T?

Section 2: The GD&T Framework
• Terminology & Basic Rules
• The Feature Control Frame
• S.L.O.F. & the 3 Simple Principles of GD&T

Section 3: S&F – Size and Form
• Intro to Features and Material Conditions
• Rule #1 of GD&T (Envelope Principle)
• Straightness (Surface)
• Straightness (Feature of Size)
• Flatness (Surface)
• Flatness (Feature of Size)
• Circularity
• Cylindricity

Section 4: Datums Control
• Intro to Datums
• Datum Reference Frame
• Primary Datum Controls
• Basics of Datum Selection

Section 5: L – Location (Position)
• Why Use Position Over Coordinate Dimensions
• True Position – Basics
• The Position Calculation

Section 6: 0 - Orientation Tolerances
• Parallelism (Surface)
• Parallelism (Axis)
• Perpendicularity (Surface)
• Perpendicularity (Axis)
• Angularity (Surface and Axis)

Section 7: Material Modifiers
• Maximum Material Condition
• Least Material Condition
• Regardless of Feature’s Size & Rule #2

Section 8: Profile Tolerances
• Profile of a Surface – Basics
• Profile In-Depth (Modifiers)
• Profile of a Line

Section 9: Runout Tolerances
• Runout/Circular Runout
• Total Runout

Section 10 – Symbols to Avoid Using
• Concentricity
• Symmetry

Course Summary: Real-World Exercises
• SLOF Review for Drawings (Size, Location, Orientation & Form)
• Interpreting Weldment Print
• Axle Shaft Interpretation & Inspection
• Applying GD&T Yourself - Clevis Bracket Exercise

What You Get with the Training

Training Hosted by GD&T Expert

Certified ASME GD&T Senior-Level Instructor with years of GD&T Experiance

Printed Training Materials

Review Handout Booklet, Print Example Workbook & GD&T Pocket Guide

GD&T Basics Public Training Evening Reception

After Training Reception

Chat with professionals in your industry and enjoy free food & beverages

Post Training Support

6-Month's Online Access to our popular GD&T Online Platform

Breakfast & Lunch

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided Both Training Days

Printed Premium GD&T Wall Chart

This well-organized learning aid to easily reference the material when at work

Certificate of Completion

Each student receives a certificate for completing the training


16 Credits of Personal Development Hours Included on Certificate of Completion

Evening Class Reception

Tuesday, September 22nd

Included with your training, we have an evening reception immediately following training on Tuesday, September 22nd available to all students. Meet the instructors and creators behind GD&T Basics and talk with other students in a relaxing environment. Share your experience, ask questions, learn about other industries, and get some free food and drinks. We don't want to just be your trainers, we want to learn more about you and how we can help your professional career.

6 Months of Online Access to our Popular GD&T Online Platform - ($299 Value)

To make sure you will have the knowledge to apply the topics you learn in training, we include 6 months of access to our popular GD&T Online Course. Unlike other programs, we ensure that you have full support and references well after the training. We understand that you can't become a GD&T expert in 2 days and will need to apply this when you get back to work. With the continued support of our online courses and our instructor help, you will have access to everything you need to apply GD&T effectively.

"This is a great course in terms of visuals and physical examples. Easy to follow and very simply presented. My confidence in GD&T is greatly improved!"

Robert Flaherty - Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Attended GD&T Basics June 2019 Seminar

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