National Physical Laboratory

Training courses

Training coursesNational Qualifications: A framework of National Qualifications designed with industry, for industry. The Training Framework offers practical application-based training courses designed to improve skills and competencies in measurement from beginner (Level 0) through to expert (LevelĀ 4).

Continued Professional Development (CPD): NPL has a range of training courses suitable for CPD across the measurement sciences.

NPL e-Learning Programme: NPL's new e-Learning Programme delivers measurement training worldwide, helping to provide confidence, value and performance from your measurement systems.

Our e-Learning and blended learning courses:

Our online open units:


77% of customers would recommend NPL Training.

NPL's Training Framework has been validated for industrial relevance by the National Skills Academy for Manufacturing (NSA-M).

The success and industrial relevance of the courses was recently recognised with the award of 'Best Training Scheme' from the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA).

NPL was recently recognised as a 'top 100 training provider' by SEMTA, the Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology.

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