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This course covers the principles of how technical drawings are structured and the conventions that are used in creating and reading them.

Course Outline

This course covers the principles of how technical drawings are structured and the conventions that are used in creating and reading them. The course will focus on providing students with the skills required to interpret mechanical, industrial, and architectural drawings. Students will be encouraged to sketch, analyze and gather graphical information for visualizing objects and for developing problem solving skills. Students will be exposed to extensive hands-on activities using real buildings and real mechanical components.

Who should attend

This informative course can be taken by anybody who wants to improve his/her Design Interpretation skills. (CAD designers, CNC Machinists, Furniture and Cabinet Makers, Construction Workers, Technical Workers, and so on)

Course Outline

Main topics covered in this course:

·          Object Representation

·          Standards (ISO, ANSI)

·          Imperial and Metric Measuring systems

·          Dimensions, Lines and Symbols

·          Title Block, Auxiliary Blocks, Bill of Materials

·          Orthographic Projection (Multi-view drawings)

·          Pictorial Drawings

·          The way prints are produced

·          Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD & T)

·          Threads and Fasteners

·          Sectional Views

·          Auxiliary views

·          Detail and Assembly Drawings

·          Material Classification and properties

·          Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Drawings

·          Manufacturing processes

·          Gear and Cams

·          Construction materials

·          Architectural Drawings

·          Architectural Symbols

·          Electrical Drawings

·          Electrical Symbols

·          Piping Drawings

·          Piping Symbols 

Facility Location

Leonardo College of Design
2319 Keele Street, Suite 206,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6M 4A1
(On Keele St., 2 blocks south of Lawrence Ave W)

School overview

Leonardo College of Design is registered as a Private Career College under the "Private Career Colleges Act, 2005". We are specialized in CAD (Computer Aided Design) and Web Design & Development. Our highly qualified instructors use effective hands-on training methods. Our goal is to prepare students for challenging and creative new careers in a relatively short period of time. We offer latest equipment and software, small classes and free parking.

Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Certificate of Attendance and Completion

Cancellation Policy
- If your course has been canceled, you will receive a full refund.
- If you are withdrawing from a course, prior to the day of the first scheduled class, you will receive the full refund less a $25 administrative fee.
- If you withdraw before the end of the 3rd class, you will receive the full refund less 50% of the course materials fee and a $25 administrative fee.
- If you withdraw later than 3 classes from the course start date you will not receive a refund.
- There are no refunds allowed on one-day courses or courses of 12 hours or fewer unless you withdraw officially ten business days before the start of the course

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There is quite a bit of reading in this course, more excercises and practical training on how to read the drawings would make it more interesting.
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