Applied Measurement Uncertainty for Calibration Laboratories (EMU 202W)

During this course, the participant will be introduced to several tools and techniques that can be applied in the calibration laboratory environment to efficiently and effectively create measurement uncertainty budgets which comply with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. The tools presented are generic in nature such that they may be applied in a variety of calibration laboratories.

This virtual instructor-led course will be conducted in two time blocks per day over the course of 4 days, from 10 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm Eastern Time. Learners will attend using a virtual learning program, and will participate in live discussion and activities.

Price: $995*

*Discounts available for A2LA Members. Contact us for special pricing.


Participants should:

  1. Have attended A2LA's Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty (EMU 101) course, OR have working metrology-field knowledge of mathematics and statistics
  2. Be proficient in spreadsheet use
  3. Be working in the calibration / metrology field


The participant will need a laptop computer (PC or MAC) with Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet installed. Please note that the tablet and smart phone versions of Excel and other spreadsheets do not have the full functionality of the PC versions and the participant may not be able to utilize all the power of the spreadsheet covered during the training.


Target Attendees

Target learners include Calibration Laboratory Managers, Engineers, Scientists, or Technicians.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: 

1. Discuss the concepts within the Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty of Measurement (The GUM);
2. List and define the contributors for calibration laboratory measurement uncertainty budgets;
3. Determine how contributors are considered for inclusion in the uncertainty budget; and
4. Build a basic Calibration Measurement Uncertainty Budget.

LEUs Awarded

1.4 CEUs Awarded

A2LA WorkPlace Training is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.



August 18, 2020 – August 21, 2020
Eastern Time