The focus of this training will cover the requirements and test procedures within NIST Handbook 133, "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods," volumetric testing.
You MUST bring a calculator. There will be no use of computers.
Materials & Supplies:
Participants will be provided with a USB flash drive that includes the presentation and class materials.
Students must have successfully completed a NIST-taught NIST Handbook 133 - Basics "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" course in 2009 or later.
Students must be in attendance for the entire class and actively participate in all in-class activities. You will be assessed on your application of all the learning objectives of this course.
State Weights and Measures officials only. This class is limited to 10 participants.
There are no registration fees for this class.
Kenneth S. Butcher,
Start Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
End Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
NIST Office of Weights and Measures
Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975‑2128.
January 6, 2014
You will need a government-issued photo ID (e.g., passport or driver's license) when you check into the Visitors Center at the entrance of NIST on Monday morning. If you will be driving, please bring your Vehicle Registration card also.