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SGS Academy launches “Basic Measurement Uncertainty and its Practical Applications in Laboratory” training (12 CPD units).

measurement uncertainty

The accuracy of a measurement result is depicted by measurement uncertainty. It can be conducted through measuring instrument and from other sources (e.g. operator, environment).

The new two-day training course is designed to give participants the relevant skills and knowledge to apply measurement uncertainty as a requirement of ISO 17025:2017 to laboratory processes. It takes a practical approach to measurement uncertainty, where learners will be able to comprehend its importance, causes, mitigation techniques and overall application to test methods in order to report test results with correct uncertainty values.

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the basics and the importance of measurement uncertainty;
  • Familiarize themselves with ISO 17025 and the requirements for MU is ISO 17025:2017;
  • Identify the sources that cause measurement uncertainty and how to quantify them; and
  • Learn how to estimate Measurement Uncertainty in laboratory analyses.

Learners will need to demonstrate acceptable performance in these areas, through workshops, in order to successfully complete the training.

Learners should at least have the following knowledge before taking the training:

A. Basic Chemistry Background
Concepts of Chemistry (molarity, normality, reagents such as NaOH, KHP, etc.)

B. Chemical Testing / Analysis Practices
Basic chemical testing and activities relating to the formulation of calibration curves, standardization, preparation of reagents, analytical chemical techniques, etc.

C. Basic Statistics
Statistics relating to uncertainty such as standard deviation, concepts on accuracy and precision, proper rounding off, etc.

D. ISO 17025 Familiarization
Familiar with ISO 17025 requirements, implementation and applications in the laboratory

Our first run is on February 27-28, 2020 at SGS Academy Makati.

Contact Sahar Varona at +63 915 268 4321 for any clarifications. Register now and be the first batch to complete this new Laboratory training!

For more information, please contact:

Nelirene "NELI" M. Dablio
Certification and Business Enhancement
Marketing Manager
m: +63 (917) 584 94 64

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.