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Blueprint Reading Essentials

Course Summary:

At the completion of this course, students will be able to understand and apply basic Blueprint Reading fundamentals including the ability to recognize different views, dimensioning styles and tolerances as well as auxiliary, section and detail views. They will also have an understanding of common hole features and drawing formats. This knowledge will prove invaluable in a variety of settings ranging from engineering fields to industrial manufacturing operations.

In this course we’ll be covering:

• Introduction to Blueprint Reading

• Different Views

• Dimensioning Styles & Tolerancing

• Auxiliary, Section & Detail Views

• Common Hole Features

• Drawing Formats & Construction Drawings

• Outline Summary & Review of Key Concepts

By the end of this course, students should have a thorough understanding of how to read and interpret blueprints. This will provide them with an invaluable skill in many different industries including engineering and manufacturing.

This course is perfect for those just starting out in Blueprint Reading as well as experienced professionals seeking a refresher. In either case, this course provides an excellent foundation for understanding basic Blueprint Reading concepts and techniques. With this knowledge you’ll be able to properly read blueprints and accurately interpret all the necessary information from them. So enroll now and get started on your way to becoming an expert Blueprint Reader!

Course Benefits:

• Understand the fundamentals of Blueprint Reading

• Learn how to recognize different views, dimensioning styles and tolerances

• Get acquainted with auxiliary, section and detail views

• Gain an understanding of common hole features

• Learn how to read drawing formats & construction drawings

• Become a Blueprint Reading expert!


This course is taught by experienced industry professionals who have extensive experience in blueprint reading. They will provide clear instructions on all the topics covered in this course as well as real-world examples of what you can expect to encounter when dealing with blueprints. With their guidance, you’ll be able to confidently understand and interpret blueprints.
  • Introductory Guide to Blueprints
  • Introduction and Views Part 1
  • Introduction and Views Part 2
  • Introduction to Dimensioning
  • Introduction to Tolerancing
  • Auxiliary, Section and Details Views
  • Common Hole Features
  • Introduction to Drawing Formats Part 1
  • Introduction to Drawing Formats Part 2
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever