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An overview of the complete seminar program:

Seminar Title Date
P1 ASME BVP Code General Introduction 20 June '22
P2 Section VIII-1, Pressure Vessels 21 June '22
P3 Material Requirements of the ASME BVP Code 22 June '22
P4 ASME B16.34 - Valves 22 June '22
P5 ASME BVP Code Section I: Power Boilers 23 - 24 June '22
P6 ASME BVP Code Section V: NDE Procedures and Personnel 23 - 24 June '22
P7 EN 13445 – The European Pressure Vessel Code 27 - 28 June '22
P8 EN 13480: The European Piping Code 29 June '22
P9 ASME B31.3 and B31.1: Process & Power Piping 30 June '22
P10 ASME BPV Code, Section IX: Welding 1 July '22
P11a ASME BVP Code Section VIII, Division 1: Workshop Design Calculation 21 - 22 July '22
P11b ASME BVP Code Section VIII, Division 1: Workshop Design Calculation 8 - 9 August '22
P12 ASME BPV Code, Section VIII, Division 2: Alternative Rules for Pressure Vessels 6 July '22
P13 ASME BPV Code and PED Requirements 8 July '22
P14 ASME BVP Code Section III: Nuclear Codes 11 - 12 July '22
P15 ASME NQA-1: Nuclear Quality Assurance 13 - 14 July '22
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A7: Workshop: How to pass an ASME Joint Review

Monday, 15 November 2021 / 9:00 - 17:00 (Online, GMT+1)

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450,- €


Passing your ASME certification audit without any trouble! When you have applied to ASME for a Certificate, the Joint Review, Audit or Nuclear Survey will be deciding about whether or not you make it. As you do not want to fail we can show you how to survive. Feel safe and well prepared with our workshop.

This workshop will be the ultimate preparation for your Joint Review. Of course you must prepare your manual, construct your demonstration item, qualify procedures and personnel. In this workshop we will show you how to prepare efficiently in order to pass effectively. “Effectively” means to get the desired Certificate, “efficiently” means to invest adequate efforts, rather than too much.

Our instructor manages an entire team of specialists for all kinds of ASME certifications. Dr. Kölbl has been active as a consultant and supervisor in hundreds of ASME audits all over Europe and on the adjacent continents. He shares the tricks and tribal knowledge to make your audit run smoothly, to stay calm and professional and to be successful.

The seminar language is English.

Key points of the seminar:

  • ASME Certification

  • ASME Joint Reviews, Audits, Nuclear Surveys

  • Sequence of events

  • The winning scope

  • All about three questions

  • Quality Manual and Procedures

  • Training and Qualification of Personnel

  • Knowledge and Competence

  • Nonconformities and how to handle them

  • The Team Leader is the Chief

  • Audit techniques

  • Tactical training

  • Show me your demonstration item

  • Dos and Don’ts

  • Never ever give up

  • How (not) to fail

  • Typical Findings and their solutions

  • Final exit meeting

  • Due Process, a sharp blade

  • After the audit is before the audit

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 20 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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