4th December 2023
Operation of a public Weighbridge, you need a certificate of competence issued by our trading standards officer.
Do I need to apply?
To operate a public Weighbridge, you need a certificate of competence issued by our trading standards officer.
Suitability of applicant
If you want to apply for a public Weighbridge operator's certificate you will be tested by an Inspector of Weights and Measures to make sure that you can operate the equipment properly. This includes the use of any associated equipment such as printers or computers linked to the weighing machine. You will also need to show that you can record and calculate the results of any weighing properly.
Fees and charges
Go to the fees and payments page to see details of how much it will cost.
How to apply
Please email us at email@example.com.
How long will it take to process the application?
We aim to process your application within 28 days of receiving it. As it is in the public interest that we process your application before it can be granted please contact us if you have not heard from us within this period.
Please contact us first. You may also appeal to the National Measurement Office if your application is refused.