Public Weighbridge Operators

Licence for public weighbridge operators

Anyone who carries out public weighings for a charge must hold a Certificate of Competence. These are issued by a Chief Inspector of Weights and Measures.

You will be tested before your certificate is issued. The test is free, to apply please send us the following:

  • Your name 
  • Contact details 
  • Details of the weighbridge

You need to be trained in operating weighing equipment before you take the test.

You can find information on the legislations covering Public Weighbridges from the weighbridge operator page on the website.