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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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H14: ASME NQA-1: Nuclear Quality Assurance

Wed. - Thu., 21 - 22 February 2024 / 9 am to 5 pm (Online, CET)

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1050,- €


A complete overview in two days. We start with 10CFR50 and 10CFR21, then move on to supply chain qualification and NQA-1 implementation. Safety classification, the 18 elements of NQA-1, qualification of inspection and test personnel, lead auditors, design verification, computer programs, commercial grade dedication and ASME's NQA-1 certificate are explained in detail. Several examples and workshops and are included to provide for easier implementation.
The course offers participants from the fields of quality assurance, project management, manufacturing, sales, purchasing and customer service both the necessary basics and sound guidance for implementation.

The seminar language is English.

Key points of the seminar:

  • Basics of Quality Assurance

  • 10CFR50 Legal basis in the USA, 10CFR21 Deviations

  • Supplier approval, safety classification

  • The 18 elements of NQA-1

  • NQA-1 editions and amendments, ISO 9000 and NQA-1

  • Supplier approval, who needs to be audited?

  • Survey and audit - is there a difference?

  • Inspection and test personnel, auditor and lead auditor

  • Indoctrination and training is there a difference?

  • What are Activities Affecting Quality?

  • Design verification

  • Computer programs, verification and validation

  • Supplier evaluation and qualification

  • Dedication of Commercial Grade Items

  • Supplier audits and Approved Vendors List

  • Inspection status, tests

  • Measuring and test equipment and its calibration

  • Handling, packaging and shipping

  • Internal audits, audit reports, nonconformities, corrective action

  • Documents, Records and archives

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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