METROLOGY LABORATORY

SALTMEADOWS ROAD, GATESHEAD, TYNE & WEAR, NE8 3AH


0191 478 4550


TYNE AND WEAR METROLOGY LABORATORY

SALTMEADOWS ROAD, GATESHEAD, TYNE & WEAR, NE8 3AH


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The Technical Manager for the facility, is a Senior Trading Standards Officer, who first entered the weights and measures service in 1985. He guided his previous local authority to what was then called NAMAS accreditation in 1992, porting the system over to UKAS and ISO 17025 accreditation before moving into the higher education sector a decade later to teach metrology.  Now he’s back running a UKAS accredited facility.


Relevant Qualifications

Diploma in Trading Standards

Diploma in Management Studies

Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Post Compulsory Education and Training)

Currently writing up PhD thesis with Cardiff Metropolitan University


Member of the  Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Joint Lead Officer for Metrology with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute


Andy Hayward