Comparison of ASME Y14.5 1994 to 2009 - Introductory Level ET8000

Topics: Quality, Safety & Maintenance

This 1-day introductory-level course offers an explanation of features in the ASME Y14.5-2009 Standard and compares them to the 1994 Standard. The course covers the pertinent changes made to the Y14.5 standard, including how the subject matter has been reorganized and about new sections that have been created for profile, orientation, and form.

Each participant receives: An ASME Y14.5 1994-2009 Comparison Workbook,  Class handouts,  A GD&T Ultimate Pocket Guide (2009), and An ASME Y14.5 1994-2009 Comparison Chart Set.

Newly acquired learning is reinforced throughout the class with numerous practice exercises.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you’ll be able to explain these major changes to the standard:

  • More than thirty new or revised terms
  • Sixteen new or revised symbols
  • Revisions and additions to the fundamental rules
  • Revisions and additions to the concept of feature of size
  • Revisions and new symbols for datum specifications
  • Revisions to composite position tolerances
  • Surface boundaries and axis methods of interpretation
  • Revisions and new additions to profile tolerances

Who Should Attend

This course is valuable for individuals who create or interpret engineering drawings, product and gage designers; process, product, and manufacturing engineers; supplier quality engineers/professionals; CMM operators; buyers/purchasers; checkers; inspectors; technicians; and sales engineers/professionals.


A basic understanding of Y14.5-1994 Dimensioning and Tolerancing practices.

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

Jim Beary, John-Paul Belanger, Evan Kessick, Dale MacPherson, Curtis Pawlowski, or James Pearson

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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