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 EPOs 12 and 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.
A course manual 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.
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.
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone: (301) 975 - 4002
E-mail: john.barton [at] nist.gov
NIST Office of Weights and Measures
Tennessee Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures
Class Size: 25 participants
Class No. 5369
Event Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 17, 2015