An Introduction to GD&T

Provided by: MEP Courses

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is a symbolic language used on engineering drawings to specify features of a part, including the size, shape, form, and orientation. By implementing GD&T, manufacturers can more clearly and precisely define part requirements, improve inspection, gain business flexibility in today’s global economy, and save money.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the history of GD&T,Explain the benefits of using GD&T,Describe when GD&T is used,Define “datum” and explain the use of datums,Interpret feature control frames, including geometric tolerance symbols, tolerance information, material condition modifiers, and datum references.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Quality control/assurance technicians and inspectors
  • other manufacturing personnel whose jobs require the use of engineering drawings

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


Purdue University MEP

Employee Type

Change Leaders, Maintenance, 1st Level Supervisor, Operations Team

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort