If you want to apply for a public weighbridge operator's certificate you will be tested by an Inspector of Weights and Measures to ensure that you can operate the equipment properly, including 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.
Please download and complete the appropriate Word or PDF version of the application form first from the options below. Once done, submit your completed application form and other relevant documentation.
We will acknowledge receipt of your application within 5 working days. We will then process your application and tell you the outcome as soon as possible. If you do not supply the correct information your application will be rejected.
If circumstances change regarding the equipment used for operation of the weighbridge, contact us.
If my application is refused, how do I appeal?
If your application is refused, contact us and we will discuss your application with you. If you are unhappy with the reasons given, you can then appeal to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.