non-automatic weighing instrument

Verifying non-automatic weighing instruments

  • 67900 (includes shipping and handling)

All prices are in AUD and exclusive of GST

The following surcharge fees will apply to the final total: Visa and MasterCard 0.462%, American Express 1.595%

NMI also provides online training and assessment for verifiers of digital non-automatic weighing instruments with a capacity less than 3 tonne.

For those who are paying by purchase order, you will need to download and complete the enrolment form (DOCX 116KB). Send your completed enrolment form to

This one-day course (9 am to 5 pm) explains the test procedures required to verify digital non-automatic weighing instruments with a capacity less than 3 tonne (online training is also available).

Knowledge and skills

Training will provide you with the knowledge and skills:
  • to understand the role of trade measurement within the national measurement system
  • to analyse a non-automatic weighing instrument's operating environment to determine how it could impact on its performance
  • to verify a non-automatic weighing instrument in accordance with test procedures


The topics covered include:
  • Australia's measurement system
  • reference standards of measurement
  • certificates of approval
  • equipment required for testing
  • maximum permissible errors
  • zero-setting test
  • discrimination test
  • eccentricity test 
  • repeatability test
  • weighing test without substitution
  • tare test
  • supplementary test
  • completing test reports

Further information

Training delivery is subject to participant numbers. A confirmation email will be sent to each participant 2 weeks prior to the course date. We suggest you book your travel arrangements after receiving this course confirmation email.

For more information contact +61 2 8467 3796 or

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