Use of Small Dimensional Metrology Instruments

The unit is one of a suite of units in the Level 2 award in Dimensional Metrology.

Successful completion of this and the Fundamentals of Dimensional Metrology will result in the Level 2 Award or can be accredited as a stand-alone unit.

The objective of the course is to provide the trainee with the skills needed to use a range of small items of measuring instruments for linear and angular measurement.

There are no prior requirements for this course.

Course Content

  • Label and describe the functions of standard instruments. (i.e. micrometer, calliper, height gauge, DTI and bevel protractor)
  • Describe how standard instruments can be adapted for special applications 
  • Explain the causes of errors when using small dimensional metrology instruments 
  • Select the most appropriate tool for measurement 
  • Prepare instruments for measurement
  • Build a gauge block stack 
  • Read a scale and express standard conventions
  • Calculate the sine of an angle
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*Course length subject to variation depending on which route is taken