Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty

This course introduces the concept of Measurement Uncertainty in laboratory accreditation, its importance and its prevalence in ISO/IEC 17025. The module is designed as a tool to support current and prospective UKAS customers and anyone interesting in gaining a basic understanding of the concepts associated with Measurement Uncertainty.

  • This module covers the following aspects
    • Measurement uncertainty definitions
    • Uncertainty budgets
    • GUM (Guide to Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement)
    • Validity of results
    • Choice of Uncertainty
    • Contributing factors
    • Uncertainty in ISO/IEC 17025
  • Learning objectives

    By the end of this course, learners will:

    • Be able to define measurement uncertainty in simple terms.
    • Understand what constitutes an uncertainty budget, consider the factors in their workplace and how they might create their budget.
    • Be aware of the measurement uncertainty requirements within ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and what they mean.
  • Who should enrol?

    Current and prospective customers, stakeholders, students and those interested in gaining a basic understanding of measurement uncertainty alongside the associated requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017

  • Duration

    45 minutes

  • Price

    £50 excluding VAT

  • eLearning

    This training is presented as self-paced, modular online eLearning. After your payment for this training is processed, you will receive an email including a link to access the course material. This is available 24/7 and will be accessible to you for 12 months from the date of purchase.

    When completed, you will be issued with a certificate of completion.