Glen Oaks Community College Customized Training

Blueprint Reading

Description:Target Audience:Prerequisites:Delivery Method:


This 12-hour course is designed to give the student an understanding of the various elements of an engineering drawing (blueprint) and to help him/her relate the two-dimensional views of the drawing to the three-dimensional object that they represent.


Target Audience

Anyone who needs to use engineering drawings in the performance of his/her job duties.



None; No prerequisites for this course


Delivery Method

Classroom-style lecture with PowerPoint slides and in-class group exercises and discussions to encourage questions and participation.


Course Contents


  • Elements of an Engineering Drawing
  • Detail Drawings
  • Assembly Drawings
  • Welding Drawings
  • Purchased Component Drawings
  • Line Types
  • Orthographic Projection
  • Secondary Views
  • Breaks
  • Isometric Views
  • Exploded Views
  • Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Threads
  • Common Drafting Symbols
  • Oval Slots
  • Draft
  • GD&T Overview


None; presentation notebook will be provided.


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