This 3 day seminar will teach students how to properly inspect and test livestock and animal scales, i.e., perform an official examination by properly applying all applicable NIST Handbook 44 requirements, which are outlined in NIST combined EPOs 12/12E. The sessions will include formal lecture, class discussion, group exercises, audio-visual presentations, and some hands-on practice.
After this seminar, participants will be able to:
Students may elect to bring a calculator for basic arithmetic calculations.
Materials & Supplies:
Notebooks and class materials will be provided.
There are no prerequisites for this class.
Students must be in attendance for the entire class, participate in all group activities that are planned, and achieve a score of 70 percent or higher on a final exam, which will be administered on the last day of the class. Students who do not fulfill these requirements will not receive a certificate of completion.
By Invitation Only. State weights and measures field officials, local enforcement officials, and service agents.
There is no registration fee for this training seminar. However, participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.
Start Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014
End Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Audience: Industry, Government
NIST Office of Weights and Measures
Class No. 5286
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 16, 2014
You must register in the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. You must first establish a primary contact account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user.
Your request for a contact account will be processed within one business day. You will be sent a password, so that you can then register in our training system (How to Request Training & Transcript Using the Contacts System-PDF) for this class. If you have any questions, contact Isabel Chavez at 301-975-2128.