Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Course Description

GD&T is an information packed course presented through lecture, demonstration, discussion, and written exercises that will provide participants with the tolerancing tools and techniques to:, Ensure interchangeability of mating parts, Improve quality and productivity, Bid new contracts with confidence, Interpret and apply ASME Y14.5M-1994 & ASME Y14.5-2009 standards.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the dramatic advantages of GD&T over traditional tolerancing schemes
  • Identify and properly use Symbols, Terms, and Rules
  • Apply and interpret datums properly
  • Apply and interpret Form, Orientation and Location controls
  • Specify and interpret typical applications of the Position control

Suggested Participants
Mechanical Engineers
Quality Engineers
Mechanical Inspectors
Anyone who may be required to produce or interpret engineering drawings. Participants should have drawing background.

Course Outline

Drawing Fundamentals
Symbols, Terms, & Rules Datums
Form Controls
Position, General
Position, Location
Position, Coaxiality
Tolerancing Strategy

16 Hours

Contact Information


1 (650) 967-2700

P.O. Box 2103
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-0103