Dimensional Measurement (NPL) Level 2

Course code:



50 hours EAL


4 days


£1,235 (VAT exempt)


CPD/Short courses


College of Engineering, Environment and Science

Get in touch

Manufacturing Metrology Group

+44 (0) 24 7765 9592



The Dimensional Measurement Applier course provides knowledge and expertise in the application of measurement. It will encourage a planning culture, enabling organisations to save time and money through the implementation of best measurement practice.

Course detail

Over four days, this classroom-based training course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired from the Dimensional Measurement User course. Learners will be instructed on:

  • Geometrical product specification (GPS)
  • Measurement principles and methods
  • Process control
  • Measurement principles and methods
  • Co-ordinate principles.

This course combines written and practical exercises with sessions on fundamental calculations, verifying dimensions and tolerances, as well as plotting variation. This course is available as an open course by NPL and its training delivery network as well as offered in-house. Contact NPL Training for further information.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply the fundamental principles of geometrical product specification and measurement tools.
  • Understand the fundamental principles of calibration.
  • Apply fundamental measurement calculations.
  • Respond to measurement results and related uncertainty.
  • Communicate, question and plan the measurement process.
  • Give context to the importance of the learner’s current job role.

Who is it for?

For those needing more advanced principles and methods including measurement technicians; measurement equipment handlers; design staff; process planners; manufacturing engineering personnel; production supervisors and managers; quality control and inspection staff.

Costs and contacts

The course cost is £1,235 per candidate and places are limited. Please kindly contact metrology.eec@coventry.ac.uk for bookings and further information.