ASME Y14.5 GD&T for Manufacturing - Introductory Level ET2726

Topics: Quality, Safety & Maintenance

This 1-day introductory-level course builds on fundamentals of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and teaches the impact of GD&T on the manufacturing process. The course focuses on the basic requirements of engineering drawings, size dimensions, form tolerances, and the datum system, as well as how tolerancing requirements affect production.

Each participant receives: A GD&T for Manufacturing Workbook,  A GD&T Ultimate Pocket Guide (2009), and Class handouts. 

Newly acquired learning is reinforced with numerous practice exercises.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand the basic facts about engineering drawings
  • Recognize the types of dimensions and tolerances used on engineering drawings
  • Explain the basic concepts and requirements of size dimensions
  • Answer five basic questions for interpreting form tolerances
  • Describe the basic concepts of the datum system and planar datums
  • Describe the basic concepts of datum targets and size datums
  • Answer five basic questions for interpreting orientation, position, runout, and profile of a surface tolerances
  • Explain the purpose and limitations of in-process inspection methods
  • Assess the GD&T on a typical drawing and determine the impact to manufacturing


Participants should have basic knowledge and command of the GD&T ASME Y14.5 standard, which provide guidelines for engineering drawing sheet layout.

You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.

Jim Beary, Robert Charlton, Evan Kessick, Dale MacPherson, James Pearson, or Harry Taylor

All SAE GD&T instructors are industry professionals with years of experience applying geometric dimensioning and tolerancing on the job.

Our instructors:

  • Have expert knowledge of the Y14.5 Standard
  • Are ASME and/or ASQ certified
  • Have current or recent industrial experience using GD&T 
  • Possess at least five years of experience using GD&T
  • Are experienced and skilled using SAE teaching materials

SAE instructors use identical training materials and lesson plans, so you receive the same class presentation from every trainer.

Duration: 1 Day
CEUs: .7

Fees: $599.00

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