Weighbridge operator certificate

Before you can operate a public weighbridge you will need to obtain a certificate from a chief inspector of weights and measures. We will verbally and practically test applicants for a certificate, and you will need to show that you can:

  • Operate the weighbridge satisfactorily
  • Complete any weighbridge tickets and associated documentation satisfactorily
  • Understand basic terms associated with the operation of a weighbridge
  • Understand your duties as a weighbridge operator
  • Understand potential frauds which may unknowingly be assisted by a weighbridge operator
  • Understand how the accuracy of the weighbridge may be affected
  • Perform simple calculations (use of a calculator is permitted)
About this licence
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Contact details
  • Contact centre opening hours are Monday to Friday - 9am to 4.15pm
  • Telephone: 01432 261761