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An overview of the complete seminar program:

Seminar Title Date
H1 The ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code: An Introduction 5 February 2024
H2 ASME BPV Code, Section VIII, Division 1: Pressure Vessels 6-7 February 2024
H3 ASME BPV Code Section VIII, Division 2: Alternative Rules for Pressure Vessels 8 February 2024
H4 ASME BPV Code and PED Requirements 9 February 2024
H5 ASME BPV Code Section VIII, Division 1: Workshop Design Calculation 12-14 February 2024
H6 Material Requirements of the ASME BPV Code 14 February 2024
H7 ASME BPV Code, Section IX: Welding 15-16 February 2024
H8 EN 13445 - European Standard for Pressure Vessels 15-16 February 2024
H9 ASME B31.3 and B31.1: Process & Power Piping 19 February 2024
H10 EN 13480 - European Piping Code 20 February 2024
H11 ASME B16.34: Valves 21 February 2024
H12 ASME BPV Code, Section V: NDE Procedures and Personnel 22-23 February 2024
H13 ASME BPV Code Section III: Nuclear Codes 19-20 February 2024
H14 ASME NQA-1 : Nuclear Quality Assurance 21-22 February 2024
H15 Lead Auditor Examination 23 February 2024
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H15: Nuclear - Lead Auditor Examination

Friday, 23 February 2024 / 10:00 - 12:00 (Online, CET)

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500,- €


Now available: The NQA-1 Lead Auditor Examination.

To round off our Nuclear Code Week we are now offering the examination of candidates for Lead Auditor, Auditor, or technical Specialists.

Our team will customize a set of Multiple choice questions exactly for the scope you indicate in your application. The questions will all be based on the contents of the related courses. Although participation in this week’s courses is not a prerequisite, we strongly recommend it to fulfill the training requirements for Lead Auditors (NQA-1 Requirement 2, 303.2).

You will receive your questions as a customized PDF-Form, and answer them in front of your webcam under our surveillance. At the end of the given timeframe you will return your answers to CIS and we will evaluate the results.

After our evaluation we will return the graded examination for your record keeping with certified results.

Please note that a stabile internet connection, webcam and microphone are required to take the exam. You will certainly understand that no correspondence, communication, or cooperation can be tolerated when answering the questions.

The examination language is English.

Please indicate: Lead Auditor according to:

  • ASME Section III for PART Manufacturers

  • ASME Section III for COMPONENT Manufacturers


  • NQA-1 for Suppliers of Subcontracted Services

  • NQA-1 for Safety Related Items

  • 10CFR50 Appendix B

  • 10CFR71 Subpart H

  • Others, please indicate

Seminar Instructors:

Dr. Dirk Koelbl | Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-11 | E-Mail:

Dr. Dirk KoelblDirk Kölbl is a qualified Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor for ASME Code Section III, Division 1 and 3 activities and is an Authorized Inspector Supervisor with experience in Sections I, IV, VIII, and X. In his 25 years of experience with the ASME Code, he has prepared a large number of companies all over the world for their ASME Joint Reviews and Nuclear Surveys. He has participated in hundreds of audits of pressure equipment manufacturers, engineering companies and suppliers of nuclear power equipment and material. Dr. Kölbl is member of ASME NQA EUIWG and certified Lead Auditor according to ASME NQA-1 with auditing experience in the fields of material, components, services and engineering. Since 1995 Dr. Kölbl has published several articles on Codes and Standards and developed courses, workshops and seminars. His experience and professional teaching skills make him an effective and entertaining instructor.

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