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Inspecting Geometric Tolerances

Format Classroom

Learn the guidelines for selecting the most appropriate inspection method for a part feature.

Learn guidelines for selecting the most appropriate inspection method for a part feature. Gain an understanding of design principles to produce low-cost, functional gages. Learn a method of practical datum selection as well as guidelines for using modifiers. Criteria for selecting company/division gaging policies and an overview of gaging equipment capabilities will also be covered.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 1.6
  • Length: 16 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.6
  • Audience: New to Quality
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the guidelines for selecting the most appropriate inspection methods for validating tolerances on engineering drawings.
  • Determine the theoretical design size of a gage.
  • Apply gage tolerance and wear allowance.
  • Discern between measurement and verification.
  • Replace attribute gaging with variables gaging.
  • Calculate geometric tolerances and boundaries.


Completion of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) course or basic knowledge of GD&T

Who Should Attend:

Product Engineers, Design Engineers, Quality Engineers, Tool Engineers/Designers, and Inspection Personnel. Prior knowledge of GD&T techniques (ASME Y14.5) will be helpful.
  1. Product design versus inspection options
  2. Comparison of available inspection methods
  3. Functional gage design principles
  4. Gage design workshop
  5. Criteria for selecting inspection method
  6. Inspection criteria for geometric characteristics
  7. Workshop


This is an instructor-led course.


Participants will receive a printed course manual and textbook “Inspecting Geometric Tolerances.”

Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

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