Courses

Metrology courses

The Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) offers fundamental and advanced training courses in metrology.

Please contact us for further information about the courses listed below.

Course program 2020

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Send your registration to sekretariat@metas.ch with following details:

  • Course title
  • Name and first names
  • Company address
  • Billing address
  • E-mail address

We will send you a written confirmation upon receipt of your registration. You will receive a final participation confirmation after the registration deadline.


VNA Tools training course

VNA Tools is a free software developed by METAS for measurements with the Vector Network Analyzer (VNA). The software facilitates the tasks of evaluating measurement uncertainty in compliance with the ISO-GUM and vindicating metrological traceability.

The software is available for download at www.metas.ch/vnatools. The three day course provides a practical and hands-on lesson with this superior and versatile software.

Dates:             March 24 to 26, 2020 (VNA expert day on March 27, 2020)

                          November 3 to 5, 2019 (VNA expert day on November 6, 2020)

Registration deadline: February 24, 2020 and October 3, 2020

It is still possible to register for the course after the registration deadlines until we have reached the maximal number of 16 participants.

Cost: CHF 2'800.00

Language: English


VNA Tools training course held in Beaverton OR, USA

(VNA Tools is a free software developed by METAS for measurements with the Vector Network Analyzer (VNA). The software facilitates the tasks of evaluating measurement uncertainty in compliance with the ISO-GUM and vindicating metrological traceability.

The software is available for download at www.metas.ch/vnatools. The three day course provides a practical and hands-on lesson with this superior and versatile software.

Dates:  June 9 to 11, 2020
               

Registration deadline: May 9, 2020
                                   

Cost: USD 3'500.00 standards course fee

            USD 1'050.00 (a limited number of seats are reserved for people from academia, needs an official confirmation of study letter) 

Language: English


Other metrology courses

The following courses are not scheduled yet. However, you may send us an e-mail to show your interest for a course. We will then contact you as soon as the course will be on offer.

Metrological principles of measurements and calibrations in selected fields of RF & Microwave are presented in theory and practice.

Training for verification officers

For further information, please refer to the pages in German or French.

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