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References - Calibration Technician Certification - CCT


These references support the topic areas in the CCT Body of Knowledge. They are used to write and review the questions in the test question pool. To determine which references you need, review the CCT Body of Knowledge. Determine which topic areas you need to study further. Then review this reference list to identify those that support your needs.

Note: ASQE Certification Council does not endorse any one particular reference source.

  • ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006, Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment.
  • ASQ Code of Ethics
  • BIPM, The International System of Units (SI), 8 ed, 2006.
  • Coleman, Lance, The ASQ Certified Quality Auditor Handbook 5th Ed.,, Milwaukee, WI, ASQExcellence, 2020.
  • Fluke Corp., Calibration: Philosophy in Practice, 2 ed, 1994. ISBN 0963865005
  • JCGM 100:2008, Evaluation of measurement data – Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement (the GUM), 2008.
  • JCGM 200:2012, International vocabulary of metrology – Basic and general concepts and associated terms (VIM), 3 ed, 2012.
  • ILAC P10:07, ILAC Policy on Traceability of Measurement Results, 2020.
  • ISO/IEC 17025-2017, General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.
  • Kimothi, S.K., The Uncertainty of Measurements: Physical and Chemical Metrology: Impact and Analysis, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2002.  

  • NCSL International, Recommended Practices:

  • RP-3: Calibration Procedures Requirements (2007).
  • RP-7: Laboratory Design (2000).
  • RP-14: Guide to Selecting Standards Lab Env. (2005).
  • RP-15: Interlaboratory Comparisons (2013).

  • Thompson and Taylor, Barry N., NIST Special Publication 811: Guide for Use of International System of Units (SI), 2008.
  • Wade, Heather A., The ASQ Metrology Handbook, 3rd Ed., Milwaukee, WI, ASQExcellence, 2023, H1596.

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JCGM and BIPM references can be found at

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