Course Description

This Measurement Confidence course introduces the foundational concepts of measurement traceability, measurement assurance and measurement uncertainty as well as provides a detailed review of applicable requirements from ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17020. Participants will learn how to establish and demonstrate metrological traceability, will review and consider various measurement assurance activities and will be provided with a practical approach for evaluating/estimating and reporting measurement uncertainty. Additionally, metrology terminology as it relates to measurement traceability and uncertainty will be discussed.

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Learning Objectives

  • Acquire knowledge regarding the relevant ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17020 requirements for measurement traceability, assurance and uncertainty
  • Learn terminology used in ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17020 as it relates to measurement traceability, uncertainty and assurance
  • Learn how to establish and demonstrate metrological traceability
  • Acquire an approach for evaluating uncertainty components and evaluating/estimating measurement uncertainty
  • Gain an understanding about the interrelationship between measurement traceability, measurement assurance and measurement uncertainty

CEU Credits: 1.4

Who Should Attend

This training course is designed for laboratory management and technical staff responsible for review of uncertainties, and for consultants working with organizations seeking or maintaining accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025. 


Private Training Session

This training course is available as a private session.  Private sessions are a great option for organizations that have several staff members that need the training.  

Contact us at or 414-501-5473 for more information.

Note:  ANAB as an accreditation body will not provide any consulting during public or private sessions. Although instructors are able to answer questions and provide information on best practices, they will not provide solutions to organization specific issues.