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Certification of Small Items

Release Date: October 6, 2017
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Summary
Continuing Education Qualification:  N Endorsement, NS Endorsement
Approximate Time: 3.2 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed to clarify the requirements for certification and marking of small items and how to apply the small product exclusions listed in ASME Section III, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components.

 

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Certification of Small Items, is an online course designed to clarify the requirements for certification and marking of small items and how to apply the small product exclusions listed in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components .

This course reviews ASME Code requirements for small items and small products as specified for Class 1 components (NB), other classes of material (NX), along with the general requirements specified in NCA-3800.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Recognize the difference between small items [NX-2130, NX-2150, NCA-4256.3(b), NCA-3862(g) and NCA-3812] and small products [NX-2610(b) and (c) and NCA-3812].
  • Associate material exemptions and exceptions used relating to small items and small products.
  • Know when a Certificate of Compliance can be supplied in lieu of a CMTR.
  • Differentiate the identification, markings, and material control requirements for small items and small products.
  • Recall and describe the additional Quality Assurance Program requirements for control of small products.
  • Determine the Code requirements associated with a small item and small valve.

Reference Materials
Although not required, each student may find it helpful to have the following materials (2017 Edition):

  • ASME Section III, Subsection NCA, General Requirements for Division 1 and Division 2
  • ASME Section III, Subsection NB, Class 1 Components
  • ASME B16.34, Valves-Flanged, Threaded, and Welding End (2013 Ed.)
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    Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions