• Undercutting and grooving

  • Rounds and fillets

  • Chamfers and tapers

  • Bevelled surfaces

  • Knurls

  • Slots and keyways

  • Bosses and pads

  • Finishing marks

  • Holes

  • Countersunk and counterbored holes

  • Spotfacing

  • Threads and thread terminology

  • Straight and tapered threads

Each Participant's Kit includes:
  • The video presentation (DVD)

  • One Leader's Binder containing: 

  • Types of projections

  • Types of edges

  • Title block information

  • Basic part characteristics

  • Features and dimensions

  • Dimensions of size and location

  • Defining and interpreting tolerances

  • Fractional and decimal dimensions

  • Diameters and angles

  • Scale drawings and drawings in section


Getting Started

Program Content

Training Time: 8 -10 hours.

Module 1: Line Drawings

About this Program

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Prerequisites: Basic math, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals and fractions.

Module 2: Special Part Features and Configurations

Audience: Operators, first-line supervisors, those who have little or no prior exposure to  blueprint reading.  Also ideal for ongoing and refresher training.

The Leader's Pack includes:
  • One Leader's Guide with step-by-step facilitation guidance
  • One Participant's Kit
  • Overheads (optional use) (CDROM)

Video Preview

Program content is delivered via video that is broken into easy-to-digest lessons whichinclude concepts, written exercises, and hands-on activities that students to apply what they have learned to your company's processes.

Reading Level: 6th -7th grade.

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To get started with this hands-on program,  you will need to purchase a  Start-Up (SU) package.  This package consists of two consists of two parts: a Leader's Pack and a Participant's Kit for each trainee.

Blueprint Reading Training

This two-unit Blueprint Reading program teaches the fundamentals of mechanical drawings in easily understandable steps. The practical hands-on approach ensures everyone will feel confident interpreting blueprints. This program is available in English and Spanish, and with Imperial or Metric measurements.


Training Design: This performance-based program combines instructor facilitation, video, written exercises, and hands-on application of concepts learned. Blueprint reading is best mastered through this combination of instructional delivery methods, consistent with the proven "tell, show, do, review" learning model.

  • One Participant's Guide​

  • One  Pre-test

  • One  Post-test

  • One Certificate of Completion 

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Program Pricing

Start-up Program

Number of
People to



Total Cost

Additional Participant's Kit



SU 10




SU 15




SU 25




SU 50




IT  1


Individual Training Guide