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Skills and learning

We provide the skills and training needed to drive productivity in the UK

e-Learning courses in applied measurement

Operating remotely and working from home has become a new reality for many and employers, employees and students alike are all looking for ways to adapt. NPL’s range of e-Learning course provides a range of remote measurement study services to help accelerate your professional development including modules covering General MeasurementDimensional Measurement and Specialist Measurement

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Measurement at home

Our measurement challenges are a chance for everyone to have some fun and learn about the science of measurement. This is your chance to be curious, take some measurements and compare your results. Join in, have fun and learn some real practical science! Make sure you measure up...

Measurement at home

STEM futures

Content: Upskill and potentially embark on an exchange project or secondment with one of the leading scientific organisations that make-up the STEM Futures Network. 

You could join one or more of the STEM futures Hubs


We help you make a difference within your workplaces and accelerate your own professional development.


Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science

We are home to the UK Centre for Postgraduate Training in Measurement Science, which aims to bolster students’ future employability and skills, and nurture the world-class researchers of tomorrow.

Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science

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Creating tomorrow’s leaders

We give bright people with a passion for IT, science, engineering, marketing or business a chance to develop their skills and get paid at the same time


Work experience and NPL Academy

Our Academy gives GCSE and A Level students a structured opportunity to get the most out of a week's worth of work experience at one of the UK's leading scientific establishments

Work experience


Every year we are involved in hundreds of outreach activities, meeting tens of thousands of people to share our love and enthusiasm for measurement and science, engineering and technology. We visit schools, universities, festivals and more, as well as hosting visitors at our laboratories in Teddington.

Work with us

Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success.
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