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Statistics for Metrology

This one-day course provides participants with an understanding of the basic statistical concepts used in the analysis of measurement data. This course is for you if you have a basic understanding of statistics or if you wish to reacquaint yourself with a field of study unused after many years. The course materials are supported by workshops throughout the day where participants can practice their new found skills using Microsoft Excel ®.

Refer to the Participants Handbook for an overview of our training and assessment services, support services, key policies, rights and responsibilities.

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Training Course (course code SFM00)

The course provides participants with the knowledge and skills:

  • to understand basic concepts of statistics and their relation to measurement
  • to use statistics to draw relevant conclusions from measurement data
  • to perform simple statistical tests to make comparisons between measurements
The topics covered include:
  • distributions
  • populations and samples
  • statistical parameters
  • significance testing
  • regression analysis
  • analysis of variance

$985 which includes GST, lunch, refreshments and course material. The course will start at 9 am and end by 5 pm.