Aims of Course:

Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme:

  • Develop a calibration system procedures in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949 or FDA (device) requirements
  • Demonstrate understanding of measuring instrument terminology such as bias, accuracy, precision, resolution, repeatability, traceability, uncertainty of measurement
  • Choose the instruments that require inclusion in the calibration system
  • Select appropriate calibration intervals

Course content:

  • General introduction to calibration and its objectives
  • Explanation of terminology used e.g. Precision, Accuracy, Traceability, Metrology, Measurement Uncertainty
  • Selection of measurement tools, gages and instruments and interpretation of accuracy statements
  • The role of the product specification
  • Dealing with non-conforming instruments
  • Destructive and non-destructive measurement and test
  • Interpretation of calibration certificates
  • Examples of Instrument calibration
  • Questions and Answers on most commonly used instruments
  • Developing a calibration system – interpretation, evaluation and traceability to calibration standards

Maximum number of learners: 4

Course duration : 1 Day Training plus 1 Day Assessment

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