AJAC’s Basic Engineering Drawings Training

Don’t spend extra time and money sending your employees out to acquire the skills needed to read, interpret and analyze basic engineering drawings. Let AJAC bring its employer-driven, hands-on training to you. AJAC’s highly skilled manufacturing instructors from industry will travel to your company and train your employees on your schedule and according to your business needs.

Course Length Maximum Number of Students per Class Course Format
20 hours 15 students Instructor-led classroom course held at your Washington State company or on AJAC’s Advanced Inspection and Manufacturing Mobile Training Unit (AIM-MTU).


Throughout AJAC’s Basic Engineering Drawings course, with hands-on practice and instructor guidance, your employees will apply engineering drawing principles, including:

Through this class, students will:

  • Drawing zones
  • Basic principles of reading and comprehending drawings
  • Terms and Abbreviations
  • Line Types (Hands on Lab)
  • Dimensioning Systems
  • Title Blocks and Drawing notes
  • Single, Multi-View and Detail Drawings
  • Tolerances
  • Orthographic and Isometric Sketching
  • Third and First Angle Projection
  • Accumulated Tolerances
  • Dimensioning Methods–(Chain, Broken chain, Datum dimensioning)
  • Angular Dimensions
  • Reference Dimensions
  • Chamfers, Keyseats and Keyways
  • Counterbores and Countersinks
  • Castings and Finish Symbols
  • Surface Roughness and Surface Textures

Instruction will reflect the current ASME Y14.5 Standards with emphasis on practical applications of this standard as applied to reading, interpreting, updating, and troubleshooting engineering production drawings.


This course is for employers and employees working in the manufacturing industry in Washington State.

Skills Assessment

Your employees will demonstrate their understanding of analyzing basic engineering drawings by using industry standard manufacturing prints.

Formal assessments, including quizzes, a mid-term exam and final exam, may be administered upon employer request for an additional fee. This will increase the total number of course hours.

Students who successfully complete this course will receive AJAC’s certificate of completion.

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