One of the challenges for metrologists and calibration laboratories in these times of ongoing COVID travel and work restrictions is accessing high quality training to support development or upskilling of staff.  NMI Australia has adapted many of its courses to operate online via Webex video conference.  NMI has asked the MSA to inform its members of the following upcoming courses:

Calibration of Weights and Balances course on 9, 10 September 2021.
The course is delivered by NMI technical experts live, via Webex online training platform.
Course structure is 3 sessions over 2 days, including the following topics:
• Session 1: Introduction; Air buoyancy and conventional mass; Mass calibration by direct comparison or using weighing schemes and uncertainty analysis
• Session 2: Calibration of electronic balances; Balance adjustment; Method overview and uncertainty analysis
• Session 3: Use of balances: good laboratory practice; User checks on balances; Care of weights
Please follow this link to enrol. Cost per person is AUD $665.00 (ex GST)

Fundamentals of GD&T (based on ASME standard) course on 21 – 24 September 2021.
Understanding dimensioning and tolerancing on engineering drawings is critical to being able to make parts that satisfy their functional requirements. Drawings, and their accurate interpretation and application, are critical communication tools connecting design engineers, manufacturing and quality inspection.
The course is delivered live, by technical experts via the Webex online training platform.
The course structure is 8 sessions over 4 days, including the following topics:
• Introduction to fundamentals of dimensioning and tolerancing
• GD&T Key Terms, Symbols and Modifiers: GD&T Rules and Concepts
• The Datum System
• Tolerances of Form: Flatness and Straightness, Roundness and Cylindricity
• Tolerances of Orientation: Angularity, Perpendicularity and Parallelism
• Tolerance of Position; Special Applications and Calculations
• Tolerances of Run-out and Profile
Please follow this link to enrol. Per person cost is AUD $1,663.00 (ex GST)

For enquiries call NMI Training: +61 (0)2 8467 3796 or email