Classes Offered

Commercial Grade Dedication

Audience – Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Procurement personnel.

Course Length – 1 1/2 days

Cost – $1599.00

Description – This course addresses the requirements of ASME NQA-1a-2009, Subpart 2.14 for Commercial Grade Dedication and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Regulatory Guide 1.28, Quality Assurance Program Criteria (Design and Construction). It also addresses the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) guidance on Commercial Grade Dedication.

  • For more detailed information on Commercial Grade Dedication, read the White Paper written by David E. Faulkner.
  • For an overview of the basics of Commercial Grade Dedication, view this short video presented by David E. Faulkner.

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NQA-1 Lead Auditor

Audience – Personnel with previous audit experience desiring to qualify as Lead Auditors under NQA-1.

Course Length – 3 1/2 days

Cost – $1895.00

Description – This course is designed to provide Lead Auditor candidates with instruction on the requirements of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Nuclear Quality Assurance 1 (NQA-1). It also provides exercises in properly applying the requirements to a variety of audit scenarios. Upon successful completion of the final examination the training requirements for qualification as a NQA-1 Lead Auditor is satisfied.

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Implementing a Quality Management System

Audience – All employees and management in your organization.

Course Length – 5 days

Cost – $2795.00

Description – This course is for companies with new business with the Department of Energy (DOE). It introduces the DOE quality assurance requirements and addresses how to effectively implement a quality management system using those requirements.

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Counterfeit, Fraudulent, and Substandard Item Control

Audience – Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Procurement personnel.

Course Length – 1 day

Cost – $995.00

Description – This course is designed to address counterfeit, fraudulent, and substandard item (CFSI) control from a programmatic perspective. While one goal of an effective CFSI program could be to preclude the introduction of CFSI into products and facilities, there are real-world limitations on meeting the goal in a cost-effective manner. This course addresses ways to minimize the opportunity for CFSI introduction and how to maximize the opportunity to intercept CFSI as early in the procurement process as possible to prevent impacts to projects or facility operations.

 

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Human Performance Improvement

Audience – All employees and management in your organization.

Course Length – 1 day

Cost – $995.00

Description – This course is designed to introduce workers to the subject of Human Performance Improvement and explains why it is needed in the workplace today. It addresses causes of events and the management environment necessary to allow an organization to become a high performance organization with regard to accidents and events. Included are specific technologies that can be used immediately to begin this transformation.

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Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ)

Audience – Personnel desiring to become qualified USQ Screeners or Evaluators.

Course Length – 3 days

Cost – $2799.00

Description – This course is designed to address the proper application of the Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) regulations for the Department of Energy (DOE) and codified in 10 CFR 830.203 and 10 CFR 830, Subpart B, Appendix A. This includes exercises demonstrating the proper application of the USQ process in varying situations and how to determine if the impact on safety is sufficient to warrant DOE approval.

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