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Calibration Training

Precision is proud to offer two-day calibration training classes. Learn about all the topics we cover in these industry-leading training courses.

Calibration & Repair: Two-Day Training

This two-day training offers specialized training in calibration and repair for the individual who has some knowledge of basic metrology. Approximately 75% of the workshop involves hands-on calibration, repair, and adjustments of micrometers, calipers, indicators, height gages, etc. The course also covers NIST traceability, certificates of conformance, gage management, standards, etc. Each student is encouraged to participate in actual calibrations and repairs using IICT equipment.

Course Goals

  • Equip attendees with the knowledge to meet current and future calibration needs.
  • Leave this class prepared to save your company money on calibrations.
  • Provide attendees opportunities for personal growth in the quality field.

Training Class
Instructor in Class

Topics Covered in this Training

  • Calibration Requirements of: ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 13485, AS 9100, ISO 10012, ANSI-NCSL Z540.3, ISO 9001, IATF 16949:2016 (Formerly ISO/TS16949)
  • Definition of Calibration & Traceability
  • Rule of 10 to 1 & 4 to 1
  • Certificate of Conformance vs. Certificate of Calibration
  • NIST Test Number & Test Date - Traceability
  • Overview of Calibration Terminology
  • Overview of National Standards, Primary Standards, Reference Standards, and Working Standards
  • Calibration Labels & Stickers
  • Gage Block Usage & Handling
  • Determining Calibration Cycle Times
  • Hands-On Calibration Methods (using IICT-Supplied Master Gage Blocks, Bench Micrometer, & Thread Measuring Wires) of Micrometers, Calipers, Indicators, Sine Bars, Levels, Thread Gages, Plug Gages, Squares, Height Gages, Pin Gages, Other Gages per Customer Requests
  • Discussions on Optical Comparators, Surface Plates, Ring Gages, & CMMs
  • Hands-On Repair Techniques of Micrometers, Calipers, and Dial Indicators

Carlis Stuber

About The Instructor - Carlis Stuber

Carlis has been in the quality control and assurance field for 35 years. He attended Chippewa Valley Technical Institute, majoring in computer programming and quality technology. He also attended Metro State University, majoring in quality management, emphasizing calibration.

Carlis has worked in all levels of quality assurance, including Inspection, quality engineering, quality management, calibration, auditing, and quality training. He has over 35 years of experience in the commercial calibration industry developing systems, training technicians, and calibrating and repairing gages, including surface plates, CMMs, optical comparators, thread gages, gage blocks, micrometers, calipers, indicators, and bore gages.

Carlis works with manufacturers and service companies across the US and Canada, assisting and training in calibration systems development and calibration techniques. His customers come from many industries, including automotive, medical, nuclear, aeronautics, API, NADCAP, and more.

Partial List of Standards Implemented, Audited, & Taught

  • ISO 100012
  • ISO 13485
  • ISO/TS 16949
  • ISO 9001
  • AS 9100

Carlis' Accomplishments

  • Obtaining A2LA Accreditation of Commercial Laboratory (CTS)
  • ISO 17025 Training at A2LA
  • Serving on the Original Committee to Develop the ASQ Certified Calibration Technician Exam at ASQ
  • Editorial Contributor to
  • Uncertainty of Measurement Training HERE

Special Provisions

  • Class sizes are limited to 20 registrants.
  • Minimum restrictions apply and vary with location.


  • 2 Day Class = $1,300 per Registrant
  • 2 Day Virtual Class = $1,000 per Registrant
  • Minimum registrations apply and vary with location.
  • Class sizes are limited to 20 registrants
  • Contact us for an on-site quote
  • Classes may be added as requested or needed.

Cancellation Policy

  • Workshop fee refunded up to 21 days prior to the workshop, less a $100 fee.
  • No refunds within 21 days of the workshop. Substitutions are allowed at any time.
  • If registrant or substitute is from the same company, they cannot attend the scheduled class. The registrant or substitute may attend a class at a later date.


  • All payments are due prior to class unless prior approval is given. 

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Upcoming 2022 Schedule

11-12 Virtual Training (online)
27-28 Bloomington MN

8-9 Virtual Training (online)
23-24 Madison WI

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22-23 Bloomington MN

12-13 Virtual Training (online)
27-28 Las Vegas NV

10-11 Virtual Training (online)
24-25 Indianapolis IN
26-27 Schaumburg IL

8-9 Atlanta GA
14-15 Virtual Training (online)
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13-14 Virtual Training (online)
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