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Calibration Method Validation

This 2 hour webinar on Calibration Method Validation will examine the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements (5.4 Test and Calibration Methods and Method Validation) and provide guidance on developing a process for validating a new or modified calibration process. 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of (or during) this session, using your notes and resources provided, along with applicable sections of ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST Handbook 143, you will:

  • Identify the requirements for calibration method validation;
  • Develop a plan for method validation;
  • Document and perform the calibration method validation process; and
  • Evaluate a calibration method validation process for completeness and appropriateness based on the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.

Technology Requirement(s):

You will need the following to participate in the webinar: 

  • Computer or laptop
  • Internet connection, a broadband connection is recommended
  • Telephone 
  • Optional: a telephone headset

Materials & Supplies:




Minimum Requirement(s):

Completion includes completing pre-work assignment, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, submission of course notes, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course. 


Laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the quality management system in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation. This course is available for non-weights and measures participants.


The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.


Georgia L. Harris,
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4014


NIST Office of Weights and Measures

Class No. 5317

Event Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Created April 16, 2014, Updated May 13, 2016