• 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: 

  • One Participant's Guide​

  • One  Pre-test

  • One  Post-test

  • One Certificate of Completion 

The Leader's Pack includes:
Module 1: Line Drawings

Training Time: 8 -10 hours.

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.

Module 2: Special Part Features and Configurations
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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.

About this Program


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.

Getting Started

Program Content

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.

Reading Level: 6th -7th grade.


Program Pricing blueprint reading training 

1 Leader's Binder, Blueprint Reading  Instructional  DVD,  Course Overheads $950.00
1 Participant Kits Blueprint Reading  Participant Workbook and Pre-and Post Tests.  $36.00 each

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

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

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