Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Understand the approaches used in measurement systems analysis.


This course provides learners with an overview of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), and the approaches used to analyse both attribute and variable measurements systems defined in the Measurement Systems Analysis reference manual.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone supporting the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process, especially those involved in gage design, process measurement and initial process studies to support new product and process introduction.


Learners should be able to explain ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements which can be obtained by attending our IATF 16949:2016 Requirements Course.

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1 day

4-12 candidates

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Measurement Systems Analysis Course Outcomes

You will have the knowledge to:

  • Identify the correct measurement systems analysis tool to use when evaluating measurement systems
  • Determine whether a measurement system is acceptable for its intended use
  • Understand the different sources of variation present in a measurement system
  • Explain stability, bias, linearity, repeatability and reproducibility

You will learn the skills to:

  • Analyse both variable and attribute gages
  • Conduct stability studies, bias studies and linearity studies
  • Conduct repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) studies on variable measurement systems
  • Conduct measurement systems study on attribute measurement systems using risk analysis methods
  • Understand the statistical properties of measurement systems
  • Appreciate how measurement systems errors can affect the quality of the output data leading to incorrect decisions
  • Recognize the different approaches used for both attribute and variable measurement systems
  • Identify the sources of measurement systems error

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Yes, all our training courses can be delivered in house for your team, we also offer a bespoke training option if you need the training tailored to your organisation or specific requirements.

Yes, all learners will receive a comprehensive set of training materials. As we are conscious of our environmental impact, our default position is that materials are provided digitally through our partner Mimeo Digital. This allows learners the flexibility to view materials on a laptop, tablet or to print if preferred.

We will also provide loan copies of the necessary standards for use during the course.

We don’t offer a residential option, but if you require accommodation during your training please contact us and we can provide you with a list of recommended local hotels.

All our open training courses are held at our bespoke training facility; Orbit Business Centre, Merthyr Tydfil. For an overview of the venue please click here.

Yes, refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements, please make sure to tell us prior to the course start so that we can provide suitable catering.

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