Course Description

The overall objective of this three day course (Tuesday – Thursday) is for students to gain a working knowledge of the ASME NQA-1 standard of Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications (QA). Participants are introduced to the history, structure, and content of NQA- 1. The course looks at acceptable methods for implementing an effective NQA-1 within various regulatory environments. Special topics of interest to the nuclear industry are discussed and current practices examined. These include commercial grade dedication, software QA, and use of relevant Subparts.

Key Topics Covered

  • Regulatory requirements within the NRC and the DOE
  • Evolution and Structure of NQA-1
  • Develop an NQA-1 QA program
  • Documenting an NQA-1 program
  • Conduct, Design, and Test activities
  • Procure items and services
  • Control items and services
  • Perform assessment activities
  • Address special topics

Who Should Attend: Quality Engineers, Auditors, Engineers, Project Managers, Inspection Personnel, Production Supervisors, Facility Representatives, Procurement Personnel, Safety System Oversight Staff, and Assessment Personnel.

Prerequisites: Participants must obtain a copy of ASME NQA-1–2000 or newer, Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications (QA). Copies of NQA-1 can be purchased through the ASME Publications Website. Department of Energy students should bring copies of 10 CFR 830, Subpart A – Quality Assurance Requirements and DOE O 414.1C, Quality Assurance.

Course Price: $1,395.00

Course Date: 

REGISTER NOW March 19-21, 2019

REGISTER NOW August 6-8, 2019

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