Training

Our quality assurance training courses are delivered by experienced instructors and are designed to offer you the knowledge and skills you need to become a leader in the nuclear industry. The courses take place in the Orlando-UCF area, with attendees from around the world. We have been experts in nuclear training for over 16 years, and the limited spaces available for each course mean you will learn in an in-depth, interactive environment.

Looking for onsite training? Our instructors will travel to your site to deliver a customized training program tailored to your company’s specific needs.

Our Quality Training Programs:

Nuclear Internal / External Auditor Training

Location Orlando, Florida
Upcoming Training Dates: 05/15/2017-05/17/2017 09/18/2017-09/20/2017
  • 10CFR50 Appendix B, ASME NQA-1:1994, NQA-1:2008 with 2009 Addenda, 10CFR21
  • Quality Documentation Structure/Procedures vs. Records
  • ANSI N45.2 / Daughter Standards, Regulatory Guides 1.28, 1.33 & 1.144
  • Part 21 & Substantial Safety Hazard (SSH)
  • Technical Evaluation of SSH & Reportability – NEI 14-09
  • QA Program Enhancements – ASME Section III Division 1
  • Desktop/Compliance vs. NUPIC/NRC Performance Based Auditing
  • Audit Objectives, Planning/Scheduling/Notification/Checklist Prep, Entrance/Exit Meetings
  • Responsibilities of Audit Team Leaders, Team Members, Technical Specialists & Auditees
  • Audit Focus & Key Requirements/Learn from Sample Audit Situations, Forms, Reports
  • Guidance from NRC Inspection Manual
  • Interviewing Techniques and Objective Evidence, Qualitative vs. Quantitative Information
  • Nonconformances (Major vs. Minor)/Corrective/Preventative Actions and Follow-up
  • Pointers for Planning and Performing International Audits
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • All Attendees participate in a Reality Based Audit Practicum as part of a team
  • One-hour multiple choice written exam
  • Certificate based on participation and passing grade on the written exam
  • This training will satisfy ANSI N45.2.23 and NQA-1 Auditor training requirements

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Nuclear Safety Culture, Root Cause & CFSIs Training

Location Orlando, Florida
Upcoming Training Dates: 05/17/2017- 09/20/2017-

Root Cause:

  • Safety Culture/Safety Conscious Work Environment – TMI and Lessons Learned
  • Organizational Responsibilities for and Measurement of Safety Culture
  • What do 10CFR50 Appendix B/NQA-1/ISO 9001 Have to Say About CAPA?
  • Differences Between Nonconformance Reports and CAPAs
  • CAPA Process/Problem Solving
  • Developing a Strong Problem Statement
  • Causes – Root, Direct and Contributing
  • Determine Actions and Verify Their Effectiveness
  • All Attendees participate in Reality Based Exercises during the course
  • Certificate based on participation

CFSI:

  • Let’s Define CFSI
  • A Historical Perspective
  • The Most Counterfeited Items
  • Domestic and Global Impact of CFSI
  • Reasons Why CFSI Keep Proliferating
  • What Do the Nuclear Regulations/ISO Standards Say?
  • Why Should We Care?
  • What Can We Do?
  • Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Guideline #1019163
  • EPRI #1021493
  • Clues for Detecting CFSI
  • NRC SECY #11-0154
  • What is Being Done?
  • Certificate based on participation

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Commercial Grade Item Dedication Training

Location Orlando, Florida
Upcoming Training Dates: 05/18/2017-05/19/2017 09/21/2017-09/22/2017
  • How QA Program Forms the Basis of a Dedication Program
  • Fully based on EPRI Guideline NP-5652, Rev. 1
  • Classification of Parts – Safety Related or Commercial Grade Item (CGI)
  • Technical Evaluations, Failure Mechanisms/Modes and FMEAs
  • Form, Fit & Function, and Establishing Critical Characteristics (CCs)
  • Contents of Dedication Plans and Anticipated Documentation at Receiving Inspection
  • Commercial Grade Survey vs. Audit
  • Sampling Plans and Lot Homogeneity
  • Fabricated Part, Calibration, Testing Engineering Service, & Software Dedication
  • EPRI TR-102260 and NP-7218
  • Impact of Recent NRC Rulings regarding NEI-14-05A & National Metrology Institutes
  • Dedication vs. Qualification
  • Dedication of Commercial Grade Software – EPRI #1025243
  • All Attendees participate in a Reality Based CGI Dedication exercise as part of a team
  • Certificate based on participation

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