American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

WorkPlace Training Partnership

A2LA is proud to announce the Precision Measurement Training Program-a strategic training partnership between A2LA and WorkPlace Training. This program includes live, instructor lead webinars, workshops and e-learning events related to calibration and metrology laboratories.

Our collaboration brings you high quality and affordable training. Join Dilip Shah as he brings his unique teaching style right to your desktop. Limited class size contributes to a highly interactive, personalized learning opportunity like no other web event you may have experienced. Have your pencil, paper and calculator ready because you will be challenged!

With the current economic conditions, calibration lab managers are having a difficult time balancing required training against reduced budgets. Also a valuable resource if management is considering scope expansion, industry/market diversification, cross, refresher or new hire training. With our partnership you will receive a discount on the e-learning courses we offer with WorkPlace Training.

The following courses are now available:

  • E-Learning-Precision Measurement Series
    • Introduction to Measurement and Calibration
    • Safety in the Calibration Lab
    • Precision Electrical Test Measurement and Calibration
    • Precision Dimensional Measurement
    • Precision Temperature Measurement
    • Precision Pressure & Vacuum Measurement
    • Precision Flow Measurement
    • Precision Mass Measurement
    • Precision Force & Torque Measurement
    • Precision Humidity Measurement.
  • E-Learning-Level II Titles:
    • Acoustics and Vibration
    • Dimensional: Roundness, Hardness, Surface Texture
    • AC/DC Calibration and Metrology
    • Time and Frequency
    • Introduction to Microwave Measurement
    • RF Calibration; Test Instruments Operation and Calibration
    • Water Quality, Measurement, pH, Conductivity
    • Uncertainty Management
    • Metrology Applications for Engineers and Scientists
    • Certified Calibration Technician Exam Prep
    • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing for Cal Techs
    • Fiber Optics
    • CMMs
  • Pricing(unlimited use, 3-year site license):
    • Per title... $995.
    • CCT Exam Prep and Metrology Applications for Engineers and Scientists... $1495.
    • Any 4 courses for $3,995 (3-year site license)
    • Any 10 courses for $8,495.
    • Each additional title...$500.

Enterprise License available upon request.

All courses include MyTrain Course delivery, test data storage and Certificate of Completion.

Individual, e-learning prices for above courses are $299 per person for 30-day access. We offer a discount for bundling with extended access.

Remember to mention discount code A2LAWPT to receive a special discount!!!

Please click on the following link to register: or contact Paul Hanssen at 612 308 2202 or via email at for more information.

Web Events

A2LA Discount Code is: A2LAWIN17

Tuesday January 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty
This 2 Hour Web Event will cover:

  • Measurement Uncertainty Definitions
  • Why Measurement Uncertainty is required
  • Measurement Uncertainty and ISO 17025/ANSI Z540.3
  • Minimum Measurement Uncertainty Contributors
  • Simplified process for determining Measurement Uncertainty
  • Measurement Uncertainty references
Registration URL:
Training ID: 196-761-996
$299.00 per attendee. A2LA Member rate: $279.00 per attendee.
Volume discount for attendees available. Contact: for more information

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Measurement Uncertainty for Testing Laboratories
This 2 Hour Web Event will cover:

  • Determining Sample size
  • Determining repeatability and reproducibility
  • Type A and B uncertainty classification
  • Combining uncertainties
  • Assigning k-factor and t-distribution
  • Reporting in an uncertainty budget

Registration URL:
Training ID: 682-702-620
$299.00 per attendee. A2LA Member rate: $279.00 per attendee.
Volume discount for attendees available. Contact: for more information

Calibration Lab Manager Training; Beyond 17025 (Workshops)

with Jesse Morse(view bio)

Join Jesse Morse as he provides calibration management training to calibration managers as a refresher or to offer them a different perspective on management. Jesse will teach our calibration manager audience how to get to know their lab through the application of various metrics. As a calibration manager you will leave with new tools and ideas on how to run an effective calibration lab.
Course Content Overview:

  • Unique properties of managing a Test/Calibration operation - beyond 17025
  • Effective Communication - To customers and the boss
  • How to manage lab personnel
  • Customer Satisfaction - How to measure it and how to improve it
  • How to measure lab efficiency & effectiveness
  • Measuring technician productivity - just how productive are they?
  • How to measure the cost of the lab operation
  • How to improve productivity
  • How to decipher a manufacturer's specifications
  • How to make the right decision when purchasing capital assets for the lab
  • 20 hours of eLearning prerequisite included

  • $1695 for the 3-day course
    A2LA Discount Code: A2LAWPT

  • February 28th - March 2nd - Boca Raton FL
    WPT/QSL Training Academy
  • November 14th - 16th - Los Angeles CA
    Transcat (Fullerton)