Day 1

SECTION 0   Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • Definitions
SECTION I   Codes and Standards for the Nuclear Industry
  • 10CFR50, Appendix B
  • ANSI N45.2 and Daughter Standards
  • ASME NQA-1 2008
  • 18 Criteria/Requirements
  • 10CFR21
  • NRC Regulatory Guides
  • Industry Standards
  • Hierarchy of Documents

 

 

 Day 2

 SECTION II

 

 The Audit Program

  • Audit Program
  • Types of Audits
  • Essential Elements of an Audit Program
  • Effective Scheduling of Audits
  • Qualifying Personnel for Auditing

SECTION III

 

 

Commercial Grade Dedication

  • Commercial Grade Dedication
  • Commercial Grade Items/Services
  • Critical Characteristics
  • Dedication Methods
SECTION IV   The Role of the Auditor
  • Audit Process
  • Basic Auditing Principles
  • Good Auditing Techniques
  • Audit Ethics
  • Dos and Don'ts

 

 

Day 3

SECTION V   Planning for the Audit
  • Audit Plan Development
  • Audit Checklist Development
  • Audit Sampling
  • QA Records Requirements
  • Audit Records
SECTION VI   Observations
  • Performance-Based Auditing
  • Theory
  • Planning
  • Performance
  • Follow-Up

 

 

Day 4

SECTION VII


 

 

 

 

 

SECTION VIII

 

Performance of the Audit

  • Pre-Audit Conference
  • Audit Investigation
  • Audit Team Meetings
  • Post-Audit Conference
  • Audit Report

Follow-up Actions

  • Status Report/Response Status Monitoring
  • Audit Response Evaluation
  • Verification of Corrective Action
  • Close-out

Audit Team Exercises

 


 

 

 

 

 

Day 5

 

 

 

Audit Team Exercises - Conclusion

Course Review

Final Examination