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Skills and learning

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

Fostering the skills industry needs

With more than a century's worth of experience, we pride ourselves on our world-class measurement skills. We enable UK industry to benefit from these vital skills by providing businesses with training. Ranging from early interest to expert level, we can help you to improve quality, productivity and global competitiveness. We aim to inspire all scientists, technologists and engineers. 


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


The Postgraduate Institute

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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