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On the Way to Establishing the National NPP Personnel Training System in VietNam. Scientific visit of Viet Nam specialists to Balakovo NPP

On the Way to Establishing the National NPP Personnel Training System in VietNam. Scientific visit of Viet Nam specialists to Balakovo NPP

21 -28 August, 2011, the team of seven specialists from Viet Nam organizations involved in Nuclear power development (EVN, Institute of Energy, Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Nuclear Research Institute in Dalat) visited Balakovo NPP under the IAEA TC programme. The purpose of this visit was to receive the knowledge on VVER power reactor performance, investigate the specifics of Russian system of NPP personnel training with emphasis on nuclear safety and safety culture. The programme was jointly designed by International Training Centre (CICET) and Balakovo NPP training Centre. The visit programme was designed in three interrelated modules: theoretical introduction into NPP systems followed by visiting the associated facilities and case studies with the use of Full Scale Simulator.