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Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

Continual Improvement

Quality Engineering

Course Length

8 Hours

Max Attendees


Course Description

Introduces Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T). GD&T provides a set of standardized symbols to describe parts and relationships between features that are important for functionality. An understanding of GD&T is important in interpreting blueprints for design, production, and measurement.

Course Objectives

  • The GD&T Process
    • What is GD&T
    • When to use GD&T
    • Commonly used GD&T terms and symbols
  • How the Geometric System Works
  • Form and Profile Tolerances
  • Orientation, Location and Runout Tolerances
  • General Rules of GD&T
  • Limit Tolerancing vs. Geometric Tolerancing

Course Outline

Who Should Attend:

  • Personnel who have responsibilities in measurements of products
  • Anyone involved in CNC programming
  • Engineers and Technicians who have responsibilities in design, production or Quality
  • Supervisors of operations that apply GD&T