PD684 BPV Code, Section III, Division 1: Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components


Nuclear | London

PD684 | BPV Code, Section III, Division 1: Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components 

  • London: 17 – 21 May, 2019
  • Length: 5 days
  • CEUs: 3.80
  • PDHs: 38.00


This course presents a practical yet comprehensive overview of Section III, Division 1, including interfaces with Sections II, V, and IX.  While not an in-depth review of design, fabrication, inspection, quality assurance, or other technical requirements, every Subsection in Sec III is covered in sufficient detail to provide an understanding of the Code processes and methodology, including the ASME Accreditation processes.

The course provides valuable and useful information, about the Nuclear Code for nuclear regulators, technical organizations, nuclear generating facility owners, equipment and material organizations, installers, and authorized inspection agencies.


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You Will Learn To

  • Explain why the Code was developed, including its current scope and exclusions
  • Describe how the Code is adopted by NRC and its regulatory significance
  • Explain the NRC’s acceptance of Code Cases
  • Identify the NRC’s 10CFR Part 21 and 10CFR50.55(e) reporting requirements
  • Describe the functions performed by Authorized Inspection Agencies and Authorized Nuclear Inspectors
  • Explain quality assurance requirements as they apply to Material Organizations and N-Certificate holders
  • Describe the use and significance of ASME Code Stamps and the new ASME Code Stamp
  • Identify the responsibilities of various ASME Certificate Holders
  • Identify the different Code Data Reports and their required signatories
  • Explain how Section III, interfaces with Sections II, V and IX
  • Describe the globalization of the ASME Code
  • Identify future trends in nuclear power development
  • Identify the qualifications required for professional engineers by Section III Divisions 1, 2, and 3.
  • Describe the responsibilities and functions of The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Inspectors and that of the Nucelar Regulatory Commission
  • Explain how to prepare and perform internal and supplier audits including how to report and follow up on findings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of auditing methods and techniques through participation in practical exercises and examination

Who Should Attend

Mechanical and mechanical system design engineers, plant systems engineers, and QA and inspection personnel.  Experienced and entry-level personnel who desire to gain an understanding of Section III of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and its application.

  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD684
  • Language: English