Training courses

Award winning training designed and delivered by industry experts

A suite of classroom and online courses to suit your time, learning style and budget

Our courses will enable learners to make a difference within their workplaces, giving them the opportunity to generate a return on training investment by improving their organisation’s measurement capability.

NPL’s training courses have a high proportion of practical skills development, combined with classroom sessions or e-learning. Most fit within Ofqual’s regulated qualifications framework as national qualifications in metrology and all sit within NPL’s own training framework which provides skills progression and recognition from entry through to expert level.

NPL has collaborated with some of the world’s leading manufacturing organisations across multiple sectors to develop the courses. Our training is focused on directly meeting the skills gaps that exist in many manufacturing companies and industry.

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Benefits to individuals

  • Increase your measurement and calibration skills
  • Develop a cognitive approach to your work
  • Build your professional network
  • Enhance your CV and employability

Benefits to businesses

  • Improve production quality and keep costs under control
  • Increase manufacturing efficiency
  • Upskill your workforce and generate a return on training investment
  • Optimise your measurement strategy, products and calibration processes
  • Foster a critical and strategic mind-set within your organisation

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If you would like discuss how our training courses can work for your business, contact: training@npl.co.uk.

e-Learning courses
Apprentice training
Bespoke training
“We recognise that dimensional measurement is key to efficient productivity. Without a good grounding in measurement it would not be possible to develop our high‑tech submarine systems.” Haydn Clulow, Operations Director: BAE Systems
“NPL’s training has enabled us to rigorously evaluate new ideas, identify where they can save time and money and deliver increased value to customers, and roll them out quickly and effectively.” James Lutor, Director: Prototype facility, Vestas Technology (UK)
“Although all personnel on the course were skilled engineers, their knowledge and understanding of tolerances, inaccuracies and measuring techniques were greatly improved giving them increased confidence to take back to the shop floor.” Simon Dawson, MD: Dawson Precision Components