NQA-1 Orientation Training 

NQA-1 Orientation is a fast-paced one-day program, providing the knowledge and skills needed to understand, interpret, and apply the QA requirements of the ASME NQA-1 standard with 10CFR830 Subpart A and DOE O414.1 within the organization.  Through the use of workshops, discussion, and actual hands-on examples, the following topics are covered:

  • Describe and discuss background & intent of Nuclear QA Standards
    • History and development of nuclear CFRs and supporting NQA-1
    • Intent and focus of requirements and their implementation
    • Areas of common misunderstanding with lessons learned
  • Discuss responsibilities/accountability for regulation & standard compliance
  • Basic comparison of different standards, including NQA-1, 10CFR830 Subpart A, and DOE O414.1 with interfaces
    • In-depth review of NQA-1 requirements, with discussion of differences in versions
    • Interface of 10CFR830 Subpart A and DOE O414.1
    • Lessons learned implementing NQA-1 in areas like R&D or decommissioning   
  • Be able to interpret/apply nuclear QA requirements in realistic situations
    • Exercises to reinforce understanding of requirements
    • Discussion of “finer points” of compliance and understanding

  Cost, Class Size, Scheduling

J-E-T-S provides materials, handouts, and instruction for presenting the one-day NQA-1 Orientation.  All personnel completing this program will also receive a customized certificate.  Maximum class size is 15; best class size is 6 to 9.   The fee is $4450 for the first presentation, $3950 for additional presentations during the same week.  Travel expenses and shipping are charged at cost; per diem/meals are billed at applicable GSA per diem rates.  We will gladly work with you to schedule presentations at opportune times; just call!