Checkweigher Training Courses

Driver Southall offers checkweigher training courses to ensure your team is well equipped to operate, supervise, manage, and maintain checkweighers efficiently. We also offer training in line with most supermarkets ‘Code of Practice’. This is split into four tiers and the level of training would be dependent on the employee. Please find the tiers of training we can provide below:

Tier Level Required?
M&S COP Content Operators QA / Supervisors SME Site Engineers
Understanding of checkweighing and metal detection (for staff who come into contact with the machines) – Basic operation of DS300S Checkweigher Metal Detector Combination System
– Understanding on why product inspections take place
– What is expected from operating the machines
– What can be done to prevent metal contaminates
Basic setup of the Checkweigher Metal Detector Combination Unit – Test Procedure for ensuring the machine is running correctly
– Understanding detection and sensitivity requirements
– Understanding the requirements for Audits and how to Audit the failsafe system
– Control of rejected products
– Understanding the need to conduct metal reject investigations
– Understanding what corrective actions are required
Subject Matter Expects (SME) who understand Supermarket COP’s and how they are implemented (this person should also be capable of conduction training and optimising sensitivity of the machine) – All training details included in Tier A & B
– In depth understanding of principles of metal detection
– Understanding the specification of the machine and how it operates
– Full understanding of relevant COP’s and how they are implemented
– How to optimise sensitivity of the machine for different products
Site engineers who will monitor the upkeep of the machines and handle any issues with the machine – All training details included in Tier A & B
– How to trace faults on the machine and how to rectify them
– Importance of maintenance and performance validation
– Perform routine maintenance on the machine

Basic training on machine operation is typically provided upon commissioning, however extensive training courses can be completed at your site or here at Driver Southall’s Workshop. Driver Southall pride on offering the best service possible to meet the needs of your business and the needs of your staff.

What Can You Expect from our Checkweigher Training Courses?

Tier 1: Our training begins with a fundamental understanding of checkweighing and metal detection processes, emphasising the importance of product weight verification, meeting regulatory standards and customer expectations.

Tier 2: We then take you through the essentials of a basic checkweigher setup, helping to simplify the process for both operators and supervisors alike. Basic setup covers calibration, product entry and metal detection for optimal performance.

Tier 3: Our specialised training courses are designed to take your checkweigher knowledge to an advanced level. SMEs will possess in-depth knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and the ability to fully optimise checkweigher performance for minimum downtime.

Tier 4: We also offer training to site engineers who will be able to carry out regular maintenance on the machines for prolonged checkweigher life.

Contact Us

Choose the appropriate level of training you require – giving you the necessary knowledge and skills needed to excel in your role while ensuring compliance with supermarket codes of practice.

Contact us today on 01543 687090 for your training requirements and for your tailored quotation.