Course Outline for Understanding and Implementing ASME NQA-1

Understanding and Implementing ASME NQA-1

TIME DAY/TOPICS
  DAY 1
8:00 Registration and Course Introductions
8:30 Introduction to Quality Assurance in the nuclear industry

Examine the history and regulatory requirements within the nuclear industry

9:00 Overview of the ASME and ASME NQA-1[1] Standard

·         The purpose, organization and requirements of ASME and ASME NQA-1 Quality Assurance for Nuclear Facility Applications

·         The scope of ASME codes and standards applicable to components in a nuclear facility

·         The structure of NQA-1 and changes between Editions

9:30 Break
9:50 Overview of the ASME NQA-1 Standard (Continued)
11:00 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements for Quality Assurance Programs for Nuclear Facilities 1 & 2
12:00 Lunch
1:00 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirement 3
2:00 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 4 & 7
2:50 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 5 & 6
3:20 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 8, 9, 12, 10, 11, and 14
3:40 Break
4:10 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 8, 9, 12, 10, 11, and 14 (Continued)
5:00 Adjourn
  DAY 2
8:00 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 13, 15, 16, 17, and 18
9:30 Break
9:50 ASME NQA-1 Part 1 Requirements 13, 15, 16, 17, and 18 (Continued)
12:00 Lunch
1:00 ASME NQA-1 Part II Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications
2:40 Break
3:00 ASME NQA-1 Part II (Continued) and Practical Exercises
5:00 Adjourn
  DAY 3
8:00 ASME NQA-1 Part III Nonmandatory Appendices (since NQA-1-2012 Part III: Guidance for Implementing Part I and II Requirements)
9:30 Break
9:50 ASME NQA-1 Part III (Continued)
12:00 Lunch
1:00 ASME NQA-1 Part IV Nonmandatory Appendices: Positions and Applications Matrices (since NQA-1-2012 Part IV: Guidance on the Application and Use of NQA-1)
2:40 Break
3:00 10 CFR Part 21/PAAA
3:30 Current Topics
4:45 Complete course evaluations
5:00 Adjourn

 

[1] The course is based on NQA-1-2008 with the 2009 addendum. However, older and newer additions editions and addenda will also be discussed.

 


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