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Material Organizations and Suppliers (NCA-3800)

Release Date: January 23, 2018
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Evaluation
Continuing Education Qualification: N Endorsement, NS Endorsement
Approximate Time: 3 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed for the Authorized Nuclear Inspector, with a focus on specific ASME Section III Code requirements for Class 1 components. Beyond terminology and definitions as related to Material Organizations, also included in this training is information on quality system program requirements and responsibilities, certification requirements for materials and services, and how to apply the code requirements for Certificate Holders, Material Organizations, and Suppliers.

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Material Organizations and Suppliers (NCA-3800), is an online course designed for the Authorized Nuclear Inspector, with a focus on specific ASME Section III Code requirements for Class 1 components. Beyond teminology and definitions as related to Material Organizations, also included in this training is information on quality system program requirements and responsibilities, certification requirements for materials and services, and how to apply the code requirements for Certificate Holders, Material Organizations, and Suppliers.

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

  • Identify the three entities as specified in ASME Section III, NCA-3800 related to the Material Organization's responsibilities.
  • Recognize the terms used in NCA-3800 as defined in the Glossary (NCA-3800).
  • Describe Quality System Program requirements and responsibilities related to traceability of materials and services, process control, and approving and controlling operations.
  • State the evaluation, qualification, and certification requirements for Material Organizations.
  • Explain the certification requirements for materials and services.
  • Apply the Code requirements for Certificate Holders, Material Organizations, and supplies using material and service scenarios.

Reference Materials
Each student is required to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • ASME Section III, Subsection NCA, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components
  • ASME Section III, Div. 1, Subsection NB, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components
  • ASME Section II, Part A, Ferrous Material Specifications

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