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Calibration of weights and balances - ONLINE & FACE-TO-FACE DELIVERY OPTIONS

Calibration of weights and balances - ONLINE & FACE-TO-FACE DELIVERY OPTIONS

  • 1,46200 (includes shipping and handling)

All prices are in AUD and exclusive of GST


PLEASE NOTE: Training delivery is subject to participant numbers.

A confirmation email will be sent to each participant 2 weeks prior to the course date. If you are attending the face-to-face course we suggest you book your travel and accommodation arrangements after receiving this course confirmation email. Training materials will be provided as hard-copies on the day of the course. 

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This course covers the theory and practice of the calibration of weights and balances. It incorporates hands-on practical exercises to demonstrate adjustment features and the effects of static, magnetism, vibration and draughts on balance performance. Please find the link to the brochure here.

NOTE: Participants with limited experience in estimating measurement uncertainty would benefit from first attending the Introduction to Estimating Measurement Uncertainty course.

Face to face training is a one-day course (9am to 5pm). 

Online training sessions as follows:

Day 1 - Session 1: 09:00 - 11:30 / session 2: 13:00 - 15:30

Day 2 - Session 3: 09:00 - 12:00

Knowledge and skills

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • understand the principles of calibration of weights and balances
  • identify various sources of error that affect the calibration of weights and balances

Topics

The topics covered include:

  • general principles of mass measurement
  • air buoyancy and conventional mass
  • effects of the laboratory environment
  • care and handling of weights
  • calibration of electronic balances
  • balance adjustment features
  • user checks on balances
  • reporting calibration data
  • estimating measurement uncertainty

Past Attendees have said...

"This course gives me more confidence that we are conducting our tests/ checks correctly"

"It will help us maintain calibrated weights & balances in addition to improving our understanding and reliability of our measurements"

Further information

For more information contact +61 2 8467 3796 or training@measurement.gov.au.

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