IACET CEUs Offered: 1.4
Class size Min/Max: 20 / 30
Class No. 5504
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Before you request training, you must first establish an account in the Office of Weights and Measures Contacts System. The following is a list of helpful instructions.
- Quick Guide for OWM Contacts System
- How to Reset Password Using the Contacts System
- How to Request Training & Transcript Using the Contacts System-PDF
- How to Request Publications using OWM Contacts System
PLEASE NOTE, your request to establish an account will be processed within one business day. At that time, you will be sent a password, which will enable you to register for training in the Contacts System. If you have any questions, contact Isabel Chavez at 301-975-2128.
This 2 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited to, a review of U.S. Weights and Measures Laws, good quantity control processes, sampling, calculating standard deviation, moisture allowances, inspection reports and calculations, test procedures, tare, relevant court cases, drained weight and ice glazed procedures and more. The sessions will include formal lecture, class discussion, exercises, reading assignments, audio-visual presentations and demonstrations.
After this seminar, you will be able to:
- UNDERSTAND the History, Scope and Package Requirements.
- EXPLAIN the Statistical Basis of Handbook 133 and Sampling Plans.
- DESCRIBE What, When and Where to Test.
- EXPLAIN Health and Safety aspects.
- IDENTIFY Good Measurement Practices.
- Properly SELECT Measurement Standards and Test Equipment.
- APPLY Basic Test Procedure.
- APPLY Tare Procedures.
- COMPUTE Nominal Gross Weight and Determine Package Errors.
- UNDERSTAND and APPLY moisture allowances.
- RECOGNIZE the Scope of Chapter 3 and Chapter 4.
- Understand Gravimetric Test Procedures for Liquids.
Materials & Supplies:
Participants will be provided with a notebook.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
To receive a Certificate of Successful Completion, 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 learning objectives for this course.
The current registration fee for this seminar is $300.00 and is due no later than Friday, October 27, 2017. You will receive payment submittal information with your registration confirmation letter.
David Sefcik and Lisa Warfield
NIST / Office of Weights and Measures
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.
PLEASE NOTE: Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL ID Act of 2005 (http://www.dhs.gov/real-id-public-faqs (link is external)), agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. NIST currently accepts other forms of federally issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license, such as a valid passport, passport card, DOD's Common Access Card (CAC), Veterans ID, Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs, Military Dependents ID, Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC), and TSA Trusted Traveler ID. See Visitor Information for the latest information.