National Physical Laboratory

Fundamentals of Metrology course

09 October 2017 - 12 October 2017

"If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it." – Lord Kelvin

The ability to achieve and demonstrate a high precision of metrology (the science of measurement) is fundamental to many high value manufacturing and production processes. In an increasingly competitive industrial world, markets and customers are taking a more critical view of manufacturers' ability to rigorously prove their capabilities.

NPL's Fundamentals of Metrology course provides a fantastic opportunity for those who need to demonstrate ultra-precision in science and engineering. This four-day series of seminars and laboratory visits gives attendees rare access to world-leading metrologists from NPL, the UK's National Measurement Institute, and detailed insights into engineering measurement processes in the disciplines of length, mass, temperature, humidity and force measurement. Course attendees will have the opportunity to tour NPL's dimensional, mass and temperature laboratories and enjoy a three-course dinner.

On top of this, the seminar speakers have been leading the development of the new International System of units, which is used as the basis for all measurements, and will present a first-hand summary of the changes coming in 2018–19.

100% of attendees at previous course sessions would recommend the course (Source: NPL attendee feedback survey).

To view the full course syllabus, please see the attached flyer Adobe Acrobat PDF file


NPL, Teddington


£1,330 + VAT


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