Print Reading


Participants will learn blueprint reading procedures, alphabet of lines, auxilliary views, assembly drawings, title blocks, drawing changes and standard symbols. Emphasis is placed on actual industrial conditions and hands-on applications.

  • Information found on a drawing
  • Define basic blueprint terminology
  • Title Block and Revision Block including identification of essential components
  • Verify control plan to revision symbol
  • Multiview Drawings
  • Identify the names of the three basic and the six primary orthographic views
  • Identify the positions of the six primary orthographic views
  • The difference between 1st and 3rd angle projection
  • Identify types of lines with a drawing
  • Dimensioning including symbols and identifying conventional deminsioning
  • Identify datum dimensioning
  • Tolerancing and Types of tolerances
  • Section View Drawings
  • Identify types and locations of section views
  • Auxiliary Views including identification and location
  • Interpret commonly used abbrevations and terminology
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Participants taking this course with a manufacturing focus, have the opportunity to have 60% of the course cost paid for by the One Workforce Grant. For more information please contact Arika Davis at or 616-234-3609.
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