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[Friday, October 19, 2018]

Blueprint Reading, Geometric Tolerancing Classes Offered


McHenry County College is committed to offering valuable training for employees in the manufacturing and industry. Two upcoming classes include Blueprint Reading and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

The Blueprint Reading class covers print layouts, holes, threads, machining details, and assembly prints. Individual class exercises provide actual practice interpreting in-house drawings. Basic shop math is recommended. Ideal for inspectors, maintenance and shop floor personnel. Class takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. Cost is $259. Use course code: NTE S61 001 when registering.

The Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) class teaches participants how it applies to ANSI Y14.5M-2009. Topics include: Interpreting GD&T symbols, Forma and orientation tolerances and profile, runout and location tolerances. Ideal for product engineers, process engineers, CAD technicians, lead personnel and inspectors. Class takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 13. Cost is $259. Use course code: NTE S64 001 when registering.

To register, contact the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at and select “Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes.” For more information, contact: the Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or send an email inquiry to To view the current schedule of courses, go to: