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Training courses to support 19 plus nuclear infrastructure issues

1. National position
Modules Totalhours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module NP01

Key aspects of the concept of “National position”

6 6 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson NP01.1

The importance of the national position

2 2
1.2

Lesson NP01.2

Key considerations of the national position

2 2
1.3

Lesson NP01.3

The structure and organization of activities on the national position development

2 2
2

Module NP02

IAEA recommendations in the area of “National position”

8 8 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson NP02.1

IAEA Safety Standards

2 2
2.2

Lesson NP02.2

The main stages of the infrastructure arrangement

3 3
2.3

Lesson NP02.3

Recommendations for the development of strategic plans for staffing

3 3
3

Module NP03

Development of strategic plans for the national position development

10 10 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson NP03.1

The main factors to be taken into account in thenational position development

2 2
3.2

Lesson NP03.2

Establishment of the authority responsible  for formulating the national position in the country

2 2
3.3

Lesson NP03.3

Establishment of a nuclear legislation in the country

2 2
3.4

Lesson NP03.4

The responsibility of the state to the population and the international community for the peaceful and safe use of atomic energy and the protection ofnuclear facilities and materials

2 2
3.5

Lesson NP03.5

National policies and security strategy

2 2
4

Module NP04

Scientific, technical and economic feasibility of nuclear power development

10 10 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson NP04.1

Energy systems planning

3 3
4.2

Lesson NP04.2

Nuclear energy planning and visions of optimalsustainable national nuclear energy system

3 3
4.3

Lesson NP04.3

Selection of the optimal national nuclearinfrastructure providing long-term regulation and control of the nuclear power programme of the country

4 4
  Final examination 2 0 2 Written test
  Total: 36 34  
2. Nuclear safety
Serial No. Name of the sections and topics

Total,

hours

Including full-time Form of Control
lectures practice
1

Module NS01

The basic principles of development of nuclear industry and nuclear and radiation safety

6 6 Oral questioning
1.1 Lesson NS01.1 The basic principles of development of nuclear industry and nuclear and radiation safety 6 6
2

Module NS02

IAEA standards and Russian standards for nuclear safety

12 12 Oral questioning
2.1 Lesson NS02.1 Hierarchy, structure and contents of standards of IAEA 4 4
2.2 Lesson NS02.2 Hierarchy, structure and contents of the Russian standards 4 4
2.3 Lesson NS02.3 IAEA Standards SSR-2/1 (2012) and NS-R-1(2000) in application to WWER technology 4 4  
3

Module NS03

The concept of defense in depth and its implementation in the WWER technology

12 12 Oral questioning
3.1 Lesson NS03.1 Levels of defense in depth conception 4 4
3.2 Lesson NS03.2 Physical barriers 4 4
3.3 Lesson NS03.3 Protection of physical barriers 4 4  
4

Module NS04

Assessment of safety level of the NPP. Structure and contents of safety analysis reports

12 10 2 Oral questioning
4.1 Lesson NS04.1 IAEA Standard GSR-4 2 2
4.2 Lesson NS04.2 Assessment of adequacy of implementation of defense in depth conception 3 2 1
4.3 Lesson NS04.3 Deterministic safety analysis 2 2  
4.4 Lesson NS04.4 Probabilistic safety analysis 2 2  
4.5 Lesson NS04.5 Structure and contents of the safety analysis report 3 2 1  
5

Module NS05

Deterministic safety analysis

6 6 Oral questioning
5.1 Lesson NS05.1 The concept and the list of the postulated initial events 2 2
5.2 Lesson NS05.2 Categorization of initial events and acceptance criteria 2 2
5.3 Lesson NS05.3 Methods and computer codes for the analysis of initial events 2 2  
6

Module NS06

Safety and design of the NPP with WWER

14 11 3 Oral questioning
6.1 Lesson NS06.1 The general principles and decisions provided in the design 4 3 1
6.2 Lesson NS06.2 Safety classes 2 2
6.3 Lesson NS06.3 Safety systems 4 3 1  
6.4 Lesson NS06.4 Specific safety issues in the NPPs design 4 3 1  
7

Module NS07

Quality management, human factor and safety culture. Designer’s service of manufacturing, mounting, tests and operation of the equipment and systems of reactor unit

8 6 2 Oral questioning
7.1 Lesson NS07.1 Specifics of quality management of a construction of the NPP 3 2 1
7.2 Lesson NS07.2 Reliability of a human factor and safety 2 2  
7.3 Lesson NS07.3 Importance of safety culture development 3 2 1  
  Final Examination 2 2 Written test
  Total 72 63 9  
3. Management
# Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module MGT01

The concept of IMS for NEP

6 6 0 Oral questioning
1.1.

Lesson MGT01.1

Concept of IMS for NEP. Practical methods of establishing and implementation of IMS at NEP organization. Requirements of the IAEA safety standards and guidelines GS-R-3, GS-G-3.1 and GS-G-3.5

2 2
1.2.

Lesson MGT01.2

Process approach. Core processes of nuclear organization

2 2
1.3.

Lesson MGT01.3

Establishing and implementation of IMS at NEP organization

2 2
2

Module MGT02

Practical methods of IMS implementation for NEP

25 21 4 Oral questioning
2.1.

Lesson MGT02.1

Development of core, supplementary and managerial processes for IMS

56 4 12
2.2.

Lesson MGT02.2

Implementation of processes in nuclear organization

54 4 1 –
2.3.

Lesson MGT02.3

Approaches to integration of management subsystems into IMS

5 4 1
2.4.

Lesson MGT02.4

Safety management as part of IMS

5 4 1
2.5.

Lesson MGT02.5

Management of resources

3 3
2.6.

Lesson MGT02.6

Evaluation of IMS effectiveness and efficiency: practical aspects and recommendations

2 2
3

Module MGT03

The model of management system continuous improvement.

4 2 0 Oral questioning
3.1.

Lesson MGT03.1

The best world-wide practice in IMS implementation for nuclear industry

2 2
3.2.

Lesson MGT03.2

Russian experience in IMS implementation at organization involved in nuclear energy development program

2 2
  Overall assessment 1 0 1 Written test
  Total duration 36 31 5  
4. Funding and financing
Modules

Total,

hours

Including

Form of

control

lectures practicepractice
11

Module FF01

The main aspects of the national nuclear power programme development. Nuclear fuel: review of the market and world prices, cost projections

7 5 2 Oral questioning  
1.1

Lesson FF01.1

Primary conditions: the resources of the country, long-term contracts, geopolitics, strategic partners

2 2
1.2

Lesson FF01.2

Transmission facilities infrastructure, projections, assessment of the extent of nuclear programme and economy of scale. The cost of nuclear fuel management

2 1 1
1.3

Lesson FF01.3

Costs of nuclear fuel management. Overview of the market and world prices for nuclear fuel. Forecasts of nuclear fuel costs and examples of their indexing

3 2 1
2

Module FF02

The NPP construction cost

6 5 1 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson FF02.1

Structure of CAPEX

3 3
2,2

Lesson FF02.2

Methodology for CAPEX assessment. Review of the world prices

3 2 1
3

Module FF03

Analysis of cost effectiveness for investment project of NPP construction

6 4 2 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson FF03.1

Basic terms: net present value, payback period, discounted payback period

2 2
3.2

Lesson FF03.2

Methodology for cost effectiveness analysis

4 2 2
4

Module FF04

Project financing schemes. Contractual schemes for NPP construction

4 3 1 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson FF04.1

The most common methods of

financing the NPP construction projects

2 2
4.2

Lesson FF04.2

Types of contracts for NPP construction, examples

2 1 1
5

Module FF05

Project cost management: methodology, theory and practice

6 5 1 Oral questioning
5.1

Lesson FF05.1

Cost management methodology of the investment project

3 3
5.2

Lesson FF05.2

Practical issues of creation and operation of the cost management system for NPP construction

3 2 1
6

Module FF06

The most common scenarios for NPP decommissioning. Cost estimates for NPP decommissioning

4 2 2 Oral questioning
6.1

Lesson FF06.1

Common scenarios of NPP decommissioning

2 1 1
6.2

Lesson FF06.2

Analysis of NPP decommissioning costs

2 1 1
7

Module FF07

Financial support for the safe operation of nuclear power plants and the decommissioning of nuclear power units

2 2
7.1

Lesson FF07.1

Formation and the expenditure of targeted reserves funds by operators: legal framework, main directions of reserves spending, specifics of  reserves spending

2 2
8 Final examination 1 1 Written test
Total 36 26 10
5. Legislative framework
Serial No. Name of the sections and topics

Total,

hours

Including full-time Form of Control
lectures practice
1

Module 01

Introduction to the Nuclear Law

4 4 0 oral questioning
1.1 Lesson 1 Introduction to the international nuclear law, international organizations 2 2
1.2 Lesson 2 Main international instruments in the field of the nuclear law and their application 2 2
2

Module 02

Non-proliferation of nuclear weapon, IAEA safeguards and fundamental documents in the field of nuclear safety and security

5 5 0 oral questioning
2.1 Lesson 1 Basic documents governing the matters of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons 2,5 2,5
2.2 Lesson 2 Basic conventions governing the issues of nuclear safety and security 2,5 2,5
3

Module 03

Development of nuclear projects. Construction of nuclear facilities. Obligations and liability of the operator

5 5 0 oral questioning
3.1 Lesson 1 Legal regulation of the activities in the field of implementation of nuclear energy projects 3 3
3.2

Lesson 2 Legal status of the operator

 

 

2 2
4

Module 04

Transportation of radioactive materials and export control

4 4 oral questioning
4.1 Lesson 1 Legal Regulation of transport of radioactive materials 1,5 1,5
4.2 Lesson 2 Export control (nuclear export and dual-use products) 2,5 2,5
5

Module 05

Civil liability for nuclear damage. Insurance

5 4 1 oral questioning
5.1 Lesson 1 International regimes of civil liability for nuclear damage. Perspectives 3,5 2,5 1
5.2 Lesson 2 Insurance 1,5 1,5
6

Module 06

Radioactive waste management. Decommissioning of nuclear facilities

5 5 oral questioning
6.1 Lesson 1 Radioactive waste management system 3 3
6.2 Lesson 2 Decommissioning of nuclear facilities 2 2
7

Module 07

Notification and rendering of help in case of a nuclear accident

3 3 oral questioning
7.1 Lesson 1 Conventions in the field of notification and rendering of help. Practical application of the provisions of the conventions 3 3
8

Module 08

Russian experience of the legal regulation

5 5 oral questioning
8.1 Lesson 1 System of federal laws and subordinate acts of authorities in the field of the nuclear law, as well as several general legal rules not directly associated with the nuclear law. 5 5
9 Final Assessment 1 0 1 Written test
  Total 36 34 2  
6. Safeguards
Serial No. Modules

Total,

hours

Including full-time Form of Control
lectures practice
1

Module SG01

Introduction

2 2 oral questioning
1.1 Lesson SG01.1 Introduction 2 2
2

Module SG02

Infrastructure development for implementation of IAEA Safeguards

4 3.5 0.5 oral questioning
2.1 Lesson SG02.1 Infrastructure development for implementation of IAEA Safeguards 4 3.5 0.5
3

Module SG03

Legal framework of the IAEA Safeguards application in a State

2 2 0 oral questioning
3.1

Lesson SG03.1 Legal framework of the IAEA Safeguards application in a State

 

2 2
4

Module SG04

The Additional Protocol to a Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement

4 3.5 0.5 oral questioning
4.1 Lesson SG04.1 The Additional Protocol to a Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement 2 2 0
4.2 Lesson SG04.2 Other Protocols 2 1.5 0.5
5

Module SG05

Administrative and technical issues related to the obligations of the IAEA and newcomer countries under the “Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement”

6 5.5 0.5 oral questioning
5.1 Lesson SG05.1 Administrative issues to be taken into account in developing the infrastructure of IAEA Safeguards implementation in a customer country. 4 3.5 0.5
5.2 Lesson SG05.2 A state authority responsible for the IAEA Safeguards implementation 2 2 0
6

Module SG06

Nuclear material control and accounting – conceptual approach

4 4 0 oral questioning
6.1 Lesson SG06.1 The State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material (SSAC). 2 2 0
6.2 Lesson SG06.2 The IAEA concept on nuclear material accountancy 2 2 0
7

Module SG07

Preparation of accounting documents for the IAEA (Code 10)

2 2 0 oral questioning
7.1 Lesson SG07.1 Preparation of accounting documents for the IAEA (Code 10) 2 2 0
8

Module SG08

Documents to be agreed upon by the IAEA for Safeguards application at a nuclear fuel cycle facility

4 4 0 oral questioning
8.1 Lesson SG08.1 Documents to be agreed upon by the IAEA for Safeguards application at a nuclear fuel cycle facility 4 4 0
9

Module SG09

Technical issues of the IAEA Safeguards application at NPP

4 4 0 oral questioning
9.1 Lesson SG09.1 Technical issues of the IAEA Safeguards application at NPP 4 4 0  
10

Module SG10

Equipment and instruments used by IAEA inspectors at NPP in the course of inspections (two lessons)

2 2 0 oral questioning
10.1 Lesson SG10.1 Equipment and instruments used by the  IAEA inspectors at NPP in the course of inspections 1 1 0  
10.2 Lesson SG10.2 Containment and Surveillance Measures as  complimentary measures for verification activity 1 1 0  
9 Final Examination 1 0 1 Written test
  Total 36 32.5 3.5  
7. Radiation protection
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
0 Entry test 1 0 1 Written test
1

Module RP01

Radiation safety and protection, basic concepts, terminology and definitions. Dose functional. Radiation risks

7 6 1 Oral questioning
01.1.

Lesson RP01.1

Terminology in the radiation safety of ICRP and IAEA documents, the national terminology system at the example of radiation safety in the Russian Federation

2 2
01.2.

Lesson RP01.2

Exposure situations (planned, existing and emergency). System of dosimetric quantities in radiation safety

2 2
01.3.

Lesson RP01.3

Assessment of risks associated with exposure. Comparative evaluation of industrial risks

3 2 1
2

Module RP02

Rationing in radiation safety. The legislative and regulatory framework in the field of radiation safety. The main legislative acts of normative legal regulation of the nuclear energy safe use on the example of the Russian Federation

9 8 1 Oral questioning
02.1. Lesson RP02.1

Rationing principles in radiation safety for different exposure situations
2 2
02.2. Lesson RP02.2

Nuclear facilities, the possible classification. Sources of radiation hazards at the nuclear facilities
2 2
02.3. Lesson RP02.3

The structure of the legislative and regulatory framework in the field of radiation safety in the Russian Federation
3 2 1
02.4. Lesson RP02.4

Major challenges of the legislative and regulatory framework development in the field of radiation safety
2 2
3

Module RP03

The basic organizational principles of radiation safety. Interaction of the state, government and regulators in the development of the energy programme. State guarantees in the field of radiation safety ensuring

9 8 1 Oral questioning
03.1. Lesson RP03.1

Organizational principles of radiation safety ensuring
2 2
03.2. Lesson RP03.2

The interaction of the state, government and regulators in the development of the energy programme
2 2 1
03.3. Lesson RP03.3

The system of emergency management in the field of nuclear energy use
5 4 1
4

Module RP04

Methods of assessing and forecasting the radiation situation. Radiation monitoring. The automated monitoring systems. Scientific and technical support to ensure radiation safety

8 7 1 Oral questioning
04.1.

Lesson RP04.1

Methods for assessing and forecasting the radiation situation

3 2 1
04.2.

Lesson RP04.2

Methods and means of radiation monitoring

2
04.3.

Lesson RP04.3

The scientific and technical support to ensure radiation safety

3    
5 Final examination 2 2 Written test
6 Total 36 28 8  
8. Regulatory framework

 

Training modules

Number of academic hours
1 Module 1.  International practices. IAEA approaches.  
1.1 Global nuclear safety regime. The IAEA safety standards.  
1.2 Safety infrastructure.  
1.3 Establishing the safety infrastructure for nuclear power program (under IAEA document SSG-16).  
1.4 Regulatory Framework.  
  Control of knowledge on Module 1. 4
  Total on Module 1 18
2 Module 2. Regulatory infrastructure of the Russian Federation.  
2.1 Legislative and governmental basis for nuclear and radiation safety regulation.  
2.2 Regulatory basis.  
2.3 Regulatory authority (Rostechnadzor).  
  Control of knowledge on Module 2. 4
  Total on Module 2 18
3 Module 3. Establishing the Regulatory Framework.  
3.1 Introduction. Safety Fundamentals.  
3.2. Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety.  
3.3. The Management System for Facilities and Activities.  
3.4. Application of the Management System for Facilities and Activities.  
3.5. Organization and Staffing of the Regulatory Body for Nuclear Facilities.  
  Control of knowledge on Module 3. 4
  Total on Module 3 22
4 Module 4. Managing Regulatory Body Competence  
4.1. Competence management  
4.2. A Competence Model for the Regulatory Body  
4.3. Systematic Competence Analysis  
4.4. Methods for acquiring Competence  
4.5. Considerations for embarking states  
  Control of knowledge on Module 4. 4
  Total on Module 4 14
  Total: 72
9. Electrical grid
Modules

Total

hours

Including Form of control
Lectures Practice
1

Module EG01

Lesson EG01.1

Stages and chronology of work on the development of electricity networks for NPP integration to the power system and characteristics of the existing state of the region and power system (or its part) connection to NPP

3 1.5 1.5 Oral questioning
2

Module EG02

Lesson EG02.1

Perspective development of power system (or its part) connection to NPP

5 2.5 2.5 Oral questioning
3

Module EG03

Lesson EG03.1

Development of options for the NPP scheme of power distribution
3 2 1 Oral questioning
4

Module EG04

Lesson EG04.1

Methods of calculation of electric modes for the developed options of power distribution scheme
3 1.5 1.5 Oral questioning
5

Module EG05

Lesson EG05.1

Method of technical and economic comparison of the options of power plants distribution scheme
3 2 1 Oral questioning
6

Module EG06

Lesson EG06.1

Method of calculation of short-circuit currents for the recommended option of power distribution scheme
3 2 1 Oral questioning
7

Module EG07

Lesson EG07.1

Method of static and dynamic stability calculation for the recommended option of power distribution scheme
3 2 1 Oral questioning
8

Module EG08

Lesson EG08.1

Analysis of reactive power balance. Amount of reactive power sources and reactive power compensation means
3 2 1 Oral questioning
9

Module EG09

Lesson EG09.1

Analysis of existing systems of relay protection and automatic control of power grid in normal and emergency modes
2 1 1 Oral questioning
10

Module EG10

Lesson EG10.1

Requirements to the basic technical solutions on equipping power grids and power plants with power system relay protection and automatic controls in normal and emergency conditions
3 1.5 1.5 Oral questioning
11

Module EG11

Lesson EG11.1

Requirements to the basic technical solutions on equipping the power plant with frequency separation automatics. Circuit of power supply to a fully shut-down power plant
2 1 1 Oral questioning
12

Module EG12

Lesson EG12.1

Requirements to a structural diagram of technological information acquisition and communication to the system operator and NMC (Network Management Center) of grid operators
3.5 1.5 2 Oral questioning
13

Module EG13

Lesson EG13.1

Requirements to the  concept of electrical connections of electrical grid of 110 kV and more for the recommended mode of power distribution of NPP

1.5 1 0.5 Oral questioning
14 Conclusion. Final examination: 2 0 2 Written test
15 Total 36 21 15
10. Human resources development
Modules

Total

hours

Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module HRD01

The basics for generating staffing needs for new nuclear power programmes. The Russian and international experience

6 4 2 Oral  questioning
1.1

Lesson HRD01.1

The organizational structure and staffing of the NEPIO

1 1
1.2

Lesson HRD01.2

The organization and staffing of the regulatory body

1 1
1.3

Lesson HRD01.3

The organization and staffing of the operating organization

2 1 1
1.4

Lesson HRD01.4

The organization and staffing of the TSOs

2 1 1  
2

Модуль HRD02

Training of professionals in the higher (university) education system

4 4 0 Oral  questioning
2.1

Lesson HRD02.1

The organization of educational programmes in national universities

1 1  
2.2

Lesson HRD02.2

Interaction with the university education system of the vendor country of nuclear technology

2 2  
2.3

Lesson HRD02.3

International cooperation in theeducational sphere

1 1  
3

Module HRD03

Organization of HRD system

16 10 6 Oral  questioning
3.1

Lesson HRD03.1

The system for qualifications improvement and staff development

2 1 1  
3.2

Lesson HRD03.2

Training cadre at the NPP construction stage

2 1 1  
3.3

Lesson HRD03.3

Training cadre for the operating organization

6 4 2  
3.4

Lesson HRD03.4

Training cadre for the TSOs

6 4 2  
4

Module HRD04

Integrated training center

8 5 3 Oral  questioning
4.1

Lesson HRD04.1

Goals, tasks, structure and the programme for developing a training center

2 1 1  
4.2

Lesson HRD04.2

Development of learning materials and technical aids

3 2 1  
4.3

Lesson HRD04.3

Organization of the training process

2 1 1  
4.4

Lesson HRD04.4

Estimation of the costs of creation of a training center

1 1 0  
5 Final examination 2 0 2 Written test
  Total: 36 21 15  
11. Stakeholder involvement
No Modules

Total

hours

Including

 

Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module SI01

Basic elements of SI

8 6 2 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson SI01.1

International and national requirements and recommendations for SI

2 2
1.2

Lesson SI01.2

Outline of SI programme

2 2
1.3

Lesson SI01.3

General approaches to the SI strategy and plan development

2 2  
1.4

Lesson SI01.4

Practical exercise “Stakeholder matrix”

2   2  
2

Module SI02

Organization’s activities in the area of  SI

5 3 2 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson SI02.1

NEPIO, Owner/Operator and Regulator functions, roles and responsibilities for SI

1 1
2.2

Lesson SI02.2

Activities at the various stages of the nuclear power implementation programme.

1 1  
2.3

Lesson SI02.3

Risk management of the SI programme implementation.

1 1
2.4

Lesson SI02.4

Practical exercise “Development of the strategy and general plan for SI”

2   2
3

Module SI03

Methods and instruments for   SI

9 6 3 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson SI03.1

SI principles

1 1
3.2

Lesson SI03.2

Methods and instruments of involvement

2 2
3.3

Lesson SI03.3

Collaboration between the newcomer and vendor countries

1 1
3.4

Lesson SI03.5

Youth involvement

1 1
3.5

Lesson SI03.5

Russian experience

2 2
3.6

Lesson SI03.6

Practical exercise “Methods and instruments of involvement”

2   2  
3.7

Lesson SI03.7

Practical exercise “Youth involvement”

1   1  
4

Module SI04

Risk communication

4 3 1 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson SI04.1

Hazards and risks associated with the nuclear power

1 1
4.2

LessonSI04.2

Risk perception and public acceptance of risks

1 1
4.3

Lesson SI04.3

Public communication on the risks associated with the nuclear power

1 1
4.4

Lesson SI04.4

Practical exercise: “Risk communication”

1   1  
5

Module SI05

Information center

4 2 2 Oral questioning
5.1

Lesson SI05.1

Information center goals and structure

1 1
5.2

Lesson SI05.2

Methods and instruments used in the information center

1 1
5.3

Lesson SI05.3

Practical exercise “Visit to Information Centre”

2 2
6

Module SI06

SI during public consultations  for the site selection process and NPP construction

4 2 2 Oral questioning
6.1

Lesson SI06.1

SI in the site selection process, public debates and hearings.

1 1
6.2

Lesson SI06.2

Communication with the international organizations and neighboring countries.

1 1
6.3

Lesson SI06.3

Practical exercise “Scenario for public hearings”

2 2
7 Final examination 2 2 Written test
  Total: 36 25 11  
12. Site and supporting facilities
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module SSF01

Nuclear legislation related to siting: international regulations and Russian standards

14 14 Oral questioning
01.1.

Lesson SSF01.1

Siting criteria for NPP construction

2 2
01.2.

Lesson SSF01.2

Siting phases related to  NPP construction

4 4
01.3.

Lesson SSF01.3

Selection of probable sites and evaluation of their suitability for NPP construction and operation

4 4
01.4.

Lesson SSF01.4

Regulatory documentation used for selection of site for NPP construction

4 4
2

Module SSF02

Licensing aspects of activities related to selection of sites for NPP allocation and construction

24 24 Oral questioning
02.1. Lesson SSF02.1

Basic principles of State safety regulation when utilizing nuclear energy at NPPs.
6 6
02.2. Lesson SSF02.2

Licensing procedures common for all kinds of activities
4 4
02.3. Lesson SSF02.3

Specific features of licensing related to siting activities for NPP allocation and construction
6 6
02.4. Lesson SSF02.4

License formalization
4 4
02.5 Lesson SSF02.5

Compliance monitoring of issued licenses
4 4
3

Module SSF03

Existing experience of sites feasibility study for NPP construction in the framework of international and Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation projects

24 24 Oral questioning
03.1. Lesson SSF03.1

Site evaluation concept in Russia and abroad. Basic principles and approaches to implementation
4 4
03.2. Lesson SSF03.2

Examples of international projects of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and selection of related sites for NPP construction
6 6
03.3. Lesson SSF03.3

Examples of Russian projects of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and selection of related sites for NPP construction
6 6
03.4. Lesson SSF03.4

Interaction experience with regulators of RF and countries allocating NPPs in their territory
4 4
03.5 Lesson SSF03.5

Differences and similarities of international and Russian projects  related to siting for NPP construction
4 4
4

Module SSF04

Work with the public and the economics

8 8 Oral questioning
04.1.

Lesson SSF04.1

Social and economic aspects of siting

2 2
04.2.

Lesson SSF04.2

Social and economic environment of future NPP in the siting phase

2 2
04.3.

Lesson SSF04.3

Economic specific features of siting for NPP construction

4 4    
5 Final examination 2 2 Written test
6 Total 72 70 2  
13. Environmental protection
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
0 Entry test 1 0 1 Written test
1

Module EP01

Environmental impact of a nuclear power plant at different stages of lifecycle

8 7 1 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson EP01.1

The concept of environment and types of  anthropogenic impacts on the environment

2 2
1.2

Lesson EP01.2

Basics of environmental management

2 2
1.3

Lesson EP01.3

NPP impact on the environment during site selection, construction, operation and decommissioning

4 3 1 Oral questioning
2

Module EP02

Legislative and regulatory framework in the area of environmental protection

9 8 1 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson EP02.1

International conventions and standards on environmental protection

3 3
2.2

Lesson EP02.2

Environmental legislation: world best practices

3 3
2.3

Lesson EP02.3

The essential structure of legislative and regulatory acts in a country  that develops nuclear power

3 2 1 Oral questioning
3

Module EP03

Defining powers, responsibilities and liabilities of organizations regarding environmental protection

8 7 1 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson EP03.1

Formation of the state system of environmental protection management: world practices

3 3
3.2

Lesson EP03.2

Responsibilities and liabilities of NPP operator with regard to environmental protection

3 3
3.3

Lesson EP03.3

Environmental rights of the stakeholders and interaction with governmental bodies and NPP operator

1 1
3.4

Lesson EP03.4

Issues demanding attention when allocating powers, responsibilities and liabilities in the area of environmental protection

1,5 0,5 1 Oral questioning
 

Module EP04

Procedures and instruments of environmental control

8 7 1 Oral questioning
 

Lesson EP04.1

Licenses and other permissions

2
 

Lesson EP04.2

Environmental impact assessment (EIA)

3 3
 

Lesson EP04.3

Environmental monitoring

1 1
 

Lesson EP04.4

Environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001

2 1 1 Oral questioning
  Final examination 2 2 Written test
  Total: 36 29 7  
14. Emergency planning
Serial No. Modules

Total,

hours

Including Form of Control
lectures practice
  Introduction to the training course 1 1
  Lesson EP00.1 Review of the Course on Emergency Preparedness and Response 1 1 0  
1

Module EP01

Basics of radiation protection of the public, personnel and emergency workers in nuclear or radiological emergency

6 5 1 Oral questioning
01.1. Lesson EP01.1 Basics of Radioactivity and Physical Dosimetry 1 1
01.2. Lesson EP01.2 Basics of Radiation Protection Dosimetry 1 1
01.3. Lesson EP01.3 Basics of Radiation Safety of Humans 1 1
01.4. Lesson EP01.4 Health Effects Observed in Past Emergencies 1 1
01.5. Lesson EP01.5 Lessons Learned from Past Emergencies 1 1
01.6. Lesson EP01.6 Self-testing in Emergency Preparedness (practical exercise) 2 2
2

Module EP02

International requirements on preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency

7 7 0 Oral questioning
02.1. Lesson EP02.1 Assistance of the IAEA to Member States in Emergency Preparedness and Response 1 1
02.2. Lesson EP02.2 International Requirements on Emergency Preparedness and Response in GSR Part 3 and GSR Part 7 2 2
02.3. Lesson EP02.3 Framework of Emergency Preparedness and Response 1 1
02.4. Lesson EP02.4 Generic Criteria for Radiation Protection of Humans in Emergency Exposure Situation 1 1
02.5. Lesson EP02.5 Assessment of Emergency Conditions 1 1
02.6 Lesson EP02.6 Strategy of Radiation Protection of the Public in Emergency Exposure Situation 1 1
3

Module EP03

Framework of emergency preparedness

8 7 1 Oral questioning
03.1 Lesson EP03.1 Governmental Infrastructure for Emergency Preparedness and Response 1 1
03.2. Lesson EP03.2 Classification of Facilities, Territories and Emergency Planning Zones on the Base of Safety Assessment 1 1
03.3. Lesson EP03.3 Siting of NPP and Establishment of Emergency Facilities and Locations 1 1
03.4. Lesson EP03.4 Intervention Criteria and Protective Actions: Russian Approach and International Recommendations 1 1
03.5 Lesson EP03.5 Software Tools and Methods Used for Emergency Preparedness 2 1 1
03.6 Lesson EP03.6 Planning Emergency Preparedness and Response 1 1
03.7 Lesson EP03.7 Plans and Procedures for Emergency Response 1 1
4

Module EP04

Framework of emergency response

10 6 4 Oral questioning
04.1. Lesson EP04.1 Basics of Concept of Operation in Response to Radiological or Nuclear Emergency 1 1
04.2. Lesson EP04.2 Concept of Operation for Response to Radiological Emergency at Facilities and Territories in EPC IV and III 1 1
04.3. Lesson EP04.3 Concept of Operation for Response to Nuclear Emergency at Facilities and Territories in EPC I, II and V 1 1
04.4. Lesson EP04.4 Emergency Response Organizations: Roles and Coordination 1 1
04.5. Lesson EP04.5 Technical and Software tools Used in Emergency Response 1 1
04.6. Lesson EP04.6 Communication with the Public, Mass Media and the IAEA During Radiation Emergency 1 1
04.7. Lesson EP04.7 Tabletop Exercise (practical exercise) 4 4
5

Module EP05

Development of nuclear energy infrastructure element «Emergency preparedness and response»

3 3 0 Oral questioning
05.1. Lesson EP05.1 Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme 1 1
05.2. Lesson EP05.2 IAEA considerations in emergency preparedness and response for a state embarking on a nuclear power programme 1 1
05.3. Lesson EP05.3 Phase Approach to Development of Capabilities and Arrangements for Emergency Preparedness and Response in Embarking State 1 1
6 Final Examination 1 0 1 Written test
  Total 36 29 7  
15. Nuclear security
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practices
01

Module NuSec01

Role of State and IAEA recommendations in development of national nuclear security infrastructure and State’s regime of physical protection of NM and NF

2 2 0 Oral questioning
01.1

Lesson NuSec01.1

Major elements of nuclear security infrastructure, recommended by IAEA

1
01.2

Lesson NuSec01.2

State’s PP regime and specifics of its application at new  nuclear power production facilities

1
02

Module NuSec02

Threat assessment on the State and facility levels

2 2 Oral questioning
02.1

Lesson NuSec02.1

Main characteristics of potential adversaries, their motivation and capabilities, important for threat assessment

1 1  
02.2

Lesson NuSec02.2

Role of the State’s competent authority in the threat assessment and DBT development in defining requirements to PP of a NF

1 1  
03

Module NuSec03

National plan on nuclear security infrastructure and PP regime development and its stages

2 2 Oral questioning
03.1

Lesson NuSec03.1

Development and implementation of national plan on development of nuclear security infrastructure within the frame of the national nuclear power program

1 1  
03.2

Lesson NuSec03.2

Interface between components of national nuclear security infrastructure and requirements for PP of NM and NF

1 1  
04

Module NuSec04

Legal and regulatory framework of the State’s regime of PP of NM and NF

2 2 Oral questioning
04.1

Lesson NuSec04.1

Development and realization of legal and regulatory framework of the State’s regime of PP of NM and NF

1 1  
04.2

Lesson NuSec04.2

Role and main functions of the State’s competent authority, responsible for realization of legal and regulatory framework of the State’s regime of PP of NM and NF

1 1  
05

Module NuSec05

Russian norms and regulations, suggestions on use of Russian best practices of PP of NM and NF. Comparison with experiences of other States

2 2 Oral questioning
05.1

Lesson NuSec05.1

Basic provisions of Russian and some other State’s nuclear security norms and regulations and IAEA guidance

1 1
05.2

Lesson NuSec05.2

Practices of application of PP systems and measures at Russian nuclear power production facilities

1 1
06

Module NuSec06

Designing, operation and evaluation of effectiveness of PP system, including roles of the regulating and operating organizations

4 3 1 Oral questioning
06.1

Lesson NuSec06.1

PP system requirements for a new nuclear facility at different phases of its life cycle, including construction and commissioning

1 1
06.2

Lesson NuSec06.2

Assignment of responsibilities on application of nuclear security measures between the State’s competent authority and operating organization at a NF.

1 1
06.3

Lesson NuSec06.3

Main functions of PP system of a NF: detection, delay, response.

1 1
06.4 Lesson NuSec06.4. Practical exercise “Preparation of initial requirement data for designing of a PP system of a NF” 1 1
07

Module NuSec07

Safety and security culture as a major factor of sustainability of nuclear power generation

3 2 1 Oral questioning
07.1

Lesson NuSec07.1

Human reliability for safety and security provision: practices and criteria

1 1  
07.2

Lesson NuSec07.2

Importance of security culture and steps of its development in nuclear newcomer States

1 1  
07.3

Lesson NuSec07.3

Practical exercise on discussion of attributes and criteria of nuclear security culture at a NF

1 1  
08

Module NuSec08

Preventive and protective measures against insider threat for different categories of personnel and their application at NF

3 2 1 Oral questioning
08.1

Lesson NuSec08.1

Specific attributes of an insider adversary

1 1  
08.2

Lesson NuSec08.2

Preventive and protective measures against theft of NM and sabotage, taking in account the insider threat

1 1  
08.3

Lesson NuSec08.3

Practical exercise on classification of potential insider at a NF by their authority and access rights

1 1  
09

Module NuSec09

Computer and information security at nuclear facility and nuclear industry levels

2 2 Oral questioning
09.1

Lesson NuSec09.1

Provision of computer security as one of main parts of security plan of NF

1 1  
09.2

Lesson NuSec09.2

Protection of confidential information, related to NM, technologies and security systems at a NF

1 1  
10

Module NuSec10

Nuclear security measures, related to storage, utilization and transportation of NM, and their evaluation in training and force-on-force exercises. Interface between accounting and control measures and PP of NM

4 4 Oral questioning
10.1

Lesson NuSec10.1

Nuclear security requirements for nuclear transports: international instruments and IAEA guidance

1 1
10.2

Lesson NuSec10.2

Russian practices of application of security measures for transportation of fresh and irradiated nuclear fuel, including international shipments

1 1
10.3

Lesson NuSec10.3

PP measures under on-site transportation of NM

1 1
10.4

Lesson NuSec10.4

Interface between NMAC and PP systems at a NF

1 1  
11

Module NuSec11

Application of IAEA nuclear infrastructure assessment methodology to the nuclear security element at all phases of nuclear power program development

4 3 1 Oral questioning
11.1

Lesson NuSec11.1

IAEA methodology of phase-by phase assessment of national nuclear power infrastructure at all phases of its development

1 1
11.2

Lesson NuSec11.2

Assessment criteria for status of nuclear security component as an element of national infrastructure of nuclear power program

1 1
11.3

Lesson NuSec11.3

Practical exercise on formulation and discussion of assessment criteria of nuclear security infrastructure status

1 1 1
12

Module NuSec12

Visit of a training center for practical demonstration of nuclear security systems and measures, including detection and response at customs and borders

4 1 3 Oral questioning
12.1

Lesson NuSec12.1

Visit of a training center for practical demonstration of nuclear security systems and measures, including detection and response at customs and borders

4 1 3
  Final examination 4 0 4 Written test
  Total 36 25 11  
16. Nuclear fuel cycle
Modules Totalhours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module NFC01

Nuclear Fuel Cycle

6 6 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson NFC01.1

Open and closed nuclear fuel cycles

2
1.2

Lesson NFC01.2

The approaches to form nuclear fuel cycles

4
2

Module NFC02

Nuclear Fuel Cycle

20 19 1 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson NFC02.1

Mining and milling

4
2.2

Lesson NFC02.2

Conversion

4
2.3

Lesson NFC02.3

Uranium enrichment

2
2.4

Lesson NFC02.4

Nuclear fuel manufacturing

5 1
2.5

Lesson NFC02.5

The organization of nuclear fuel supply

4
3

Module NFC03

Nuclear Fuel Cycle

8 8 0 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson NFC03.1

SNF transportation

4
3.2

Lesson NFC03.2

Interim and long-term SNF storage

4
Final examination 2 0 2 Written test
  Total: 36 33 3  
17. Radioactive waste management
No. Modules Total, hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module RW01

Sources of RAW and its classification in Russia and some other countries with well-developed nuclear power industry, as well as IAEA

2 2 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson RW01.1

Sources of RAW and its classification in Russia and some other countries with well-developed nuclear power industry, as well as IAEA

2 2 0
2

Module RW02

Rules and regulations of RAW and SNF management in Russia. State system of accounting and control of RS and RAW. IAEA guides and recommendations

2 2 0 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson RW02.1

Rules and regulations of RAW and SNF management in Russia. State system of accounting and control of RS and RAW. IAEA guides and recommendations

2 2 0
3

Module RW03

Regulatory issues in RAW and SNF management

2 2 0 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson RW03.1

Regulatory issues in RAW and SNF management

2 2 0
4

Module RW04

Key principles of national concepts of RAW and SNF management in Russia and some foreign countries

2 2 0 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson RW04.1

Key principles of national concepts of RAW and SNF management in Russia and some foreign countries

2 2 0
5

Module RW05

RAW management at operating nuclear plants

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
5.1

Lesson RW 05.1

RAW management at operating nuclear plants

2 2 0
6

Module RW06

Project designs of RAW management systems for a new generation of NPPs with  VVER-1200/TOI reactors

 

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
6.1

Lesson RW06.1

Project designs of RAW management systems for a new generation of NPPs with  VVER-1200/TOI reactors

2 2 0
7

Module RW07

Management concept of RAW generated in decommissioning of nuclear facilities

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
7.1

Lesson RW07.1

Management concept of RAW generated in decommissioning of nuclear facilities

2 2 0
8

Module RW08

Concepts of radioactive waste final disposal

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
8.1

Lesson RW08.1

Concepts of radioactive waste final disposal

2 2 0
9

Module RW09

Special aspects and key technologies of NPP SNF management

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
9.1

Lesson RW09.1

Special aspects and key technologies of NPP SNF management

2 2 0
10

Module RW10

 SNF wet storage technology

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
10.1

Lesson RW10.1

SNF wet storage technology

2 2 0
11

Module RW11

SNF dry storage technology. Preparation of SNF for transfer to dry storing

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
11.1

Lesson RW11.1

SNF dry storage technology. Preparation of SNF for transfer to dry storing

2 2 0
12

Module RW12

Technical requirements for casks for RAW and SNF storage and transportation

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
12.1

Lesson RW12.1

Technical requirements for casks for RAW and SNF storage and transportation

2 2 0
13

Module RW13

Transport of radioactive material

3 3 0 Oral  questioning
13.1

Lesson RW13.1

Transport of radioactive material

3 3 0
14

Module RW14

Requirements for RAW and SNF transportation facilities

1 1 0 Oral  questioning
14.1

Lesson RW14.1

Requirements for RAW and SNF transportation facilities

1 1 0
15

Module RW15

Existing SNF processing technology

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
15.1

Lesson RW15.1

Existing SNF processing technology

 

2 2 0
16

Module RW16

Provision of physical protection in RAW and SNF management

 

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
16.1

Lesson RW16.1

Provision of physical protection in RAW and SNF management

2 2 0
17

Module RW17

Emergency response to hazardous radiological situations in RAW and SNF management

2 2 0 Oral  questioning
17.1

Lesson RW17.1

Emergency response to hazardous radiological situations in RAW and SNF management

2 2 0
  Final examination 2 0 2 Written test
  Total 36 34 2  
18. Industrial involvement
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module II01

International requirements on industrial involvement and quality management

4 4 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson II01.1

Overview of the AEA documents containing the basic principles of industrial involvement, recommendations for the development and implementation of quality management programmes. A description of best practices

2 2 0
1.2

Lesson II01.2

The ISO 2000 standards. The integrated management systems

2 2 0 Oral questioning
2

Module II02

Quality management in the ROSATOM

6 5 1
2.1

Lesson II02.1

Principles of safety for nuclear facilities. Main types of NPPs and their equipment

1 1 0
2.2

Lesson II02.2

The stages of NPP construction. The need for goods works and services. The composition and consistency of supply process

1 1 0
2.3

Lesson II02.3

Life cycle of products supplied to NPP

1 1 0
2.4

Lesson II02.4

The ROSATOM organizational activities for quality management. Development and implementation of the quality management system at NPPs under construction

3 2 1
3

Module II03

Localization of the supply of goods, works, and services

4 4 0 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson II03.1

Cooperation in the process of phased construction of NPP units

1 1 0
3.2

Lesson II03.2

Planning, research, industrial and construction organizations of the countries-buyers

1 1 0
3.3

Lesson II03.3

The ROSATOM Unified Industrial Procurement Standard (UIPS)

2 2 0
4

Module II04

Industrial involvement and procurement procedures

3 3 0 Oral questioning

 

4.1

Lesson II04.1

Main principles of design, manufacturing and supply of equipment

 

2

 

2

 

 

4.2

Lesson II04.2

Interaction between the customer and the supplier during the procurement procedures

1 1
5

Module II05

Technical tour at JSC “Atomenergoremont”

Methods and practices used by JSC “Atomenergoproekt” for industrial involvement

5 5 0 Oral questioning
5.1

Lesson II05.1

Methodology for selection and approval of the list of subcontractors

2 1 0
5.2

Lesson II05.2

Adaptability to the requirements of the Russian legislation concerning NPP construction with the help of subcontractors

1 1 0
5.3

Lesson II05.3

Practical experience of JSC “Atomenergoproekt” in the involvement of local industry (for example the construction of the Kudankulam NPP, Novovoronezh NPP, Novovoronezh NPP-2, and NPP “Akkuyu”)

2 2 0
6

Module II06

Technical tour at JSC “Atomenergoremont”

Maintenance, repair and reconstruction of NPP.

4 4 0 Oral questioning
6.1

Lesson II06.1

Maintenance, repair and reconstruction of NPP. The determination of the extent of repair work, arranging delivery of spare parts and equipment, planning and execution of repairs

2 2 0
6.2

Lesson II06.2

Training of technical staff

1 1 0
6.3 Licensing of works and production activities in the nuclear industry and the energy sector 1 1 0
7

Module II07

Technical regulation in the nuclear industry and practical  examples of application of normative documents

7 5 2 Oral questioning
7.1

Lesson II07.1

Legislation on technical regulation in the framework of international agreements. The legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulation and use of atomic energy. Stages of NPP construction

1 1 0
7.2

Lesson II07.2

Mechanisms to ensure the quality of goods, works, and services during the procurement procedures. Initial technical requirements Current control of the supply agreement execution. Quality control of goods (equipment) in the process of manufacturing

3 2 1
7.3

Lesson II07.3

Acceptance of goods and equipment. The types of input controls

2 1 1
7.4

Lesson II07.4

The conformity assessment and the inconsistencies management

1 1 0
  Final examination 3 0 3 Written test
  Total 36 30 6
19. Procurement
Modules Total hours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module PCT01

International recommendations in the field of procurement for NPP construction. Russian legal and regulatory framework in the field of procurement. Regulatory control of procurement for NPP

4 4 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson PCT01.1

Review of the IAEA documents, comprising the basic principles for procurement of goods, works and services for NPP construction; the use of various mechanisms for quality assurance of supplies

2 2 0
1.2

Lesson PCT01.2

Review of Russian legislation regulating procurement: № 44-FZ (Federal contract system); № 223-FZ, the antitrust law. Purpose, structure of the Procurement Standard of the State Corporation “Rosatom”

2 2 0
2

Module PCT02

International experience in conducting of procurement for construction of the first NPP

4 3 1 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson PCT02.1

Overview of features of conditions and construction process of the first NPP in Vietnam, India, Iran, China, Turkey and Finland

2 2 0
2.2

Lesson PCT02.2

Features of the international experience in organization and conduct of procurement for construction of the first NPP

2 1 1
3

Module PCT03

Procurement activities

13 11 2 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson PCT03.1

Objectives and principles of procurement activities, management of procurement activities. The content of procurement

1 1 0
3.2

Lesson PCT03.2

Parties involved: the controller, regulatory bodies, the customer, organizer, supplier. Their functions, interaction during the procurement process, responsibility

2 2 0
3.3

Lesson PCT03.3

Variety of procurement methods and additional elements of the procurement procedures

3 3 0  
3.4

Lesson PCT03.4

Sequence of the procurement process (overview): identification of needs, planning, conducting, determination of the winner, the conclusion of the contract

1 1 0
3.5

Lesson PCT03.5

Units for organization and support of procurement activities. Procurement Commission. Experience of Russian NPP

3 1 2
3.6

Lesson PCT03.6

Features of the conduct of procurement process at each stage, taking into account the applicable procurement method

3 3 0
4

Module PCT04

Supply quality management

12 9 3 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson PCT04.1

Review of mechanisms and methods of supply quality management at all stages of the procurement process and performance of the supply contract

2 2 0
4.2

Lesson PCT04.2

Features of the practical application of the mechanisms and methods to ensure the supplies quality. Input control. Non-conformances management

10 7 3
5 Final examination 3 0 3 Written test
6 Total 36 27 9  
20. Nuclear Energy Planning and Technologies Assessment
Modules Totalhours Including Form of control
lectures practice
1

Module NEP01

Objectives and tasks of nuclear energy planning and the necessary conditions for its implementation

6 6 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson NEP01.1

Motivation of nuclear power development and need for formation of a  vision of the optimal sustainablenational nuclear power system in the country’s energy system

2 2
1.2

Lesson NEP01.2

Analysis of the basic elements of the country infrastructure, required for implementation ofnuclear energy planning, including the national position, and the level of the  legal and educational systems development, etc.

2 2
1.3

Lesson NEP01.3

Objectives of nuclear energy planning and establishment of an organizational structureresponsible for nuclear energy planning and providing this structure with qualified personnel

2 2
2

Module NEP02

Study of the feasibility and expediency of nuclear power programme implementation

6 6 Oral questioning
2.1

Lesson NEP02.1

Need for energy planning as a preliminary stage ofnuclear power planning. Economic and social objectives of planning and the data required for modeling

2 2  
2.2

Lesson NEP02.2

Analysis of the country’s power demand and power supply options based on the energy planning tools distributed by the IAEA

2 2  
2.3

Lesson NEP02.3

Financing of energy projects and recommendations for the development of strategic plans

2 2  
3

Module NEP03

Assessment of nuclear power technologies to run the first NPP units of the national programmes

12 12 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson NEP03.1

Methodology and methods of nuclear energy systems (NES)  assessment in terms of compliance with the  requirements of sustainable development

2 2    
3.2

Lesson NEP03.2

Specification  of the basic data needed for the NES Assessment (NESA): description of  design, specification of the necessary technical and economic characteristics of NPP, and analysis of competitive environment

2 2    
3.3

Lesson NEP03.3

Methods and algorithms for the assessment of NESusing the criteria of sustainable energy supply

4 4    
3.4

Lesson NEP03.4

NESA results’ analysis and documenting

2 2    
3.5

Lesson NEP03.5

Experiences in the implementation of NESA by theIAEA member states

2 2    
4

Module  NEP04

Development of the longterm strategy ofnuclear power development as an integral part ofthe nuclear energy planning

10 10 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson NEP04.1

Objectives and challenges in the long-term planningof national NES

2 2  
4.2

Lesson NEP04.2

Establishment of the internationally agreedcomputational and methodological platform forlong-term NES planning

4 4  
4.3

Lesson NEP04.3

The role of international cooperation in theestablishment of a national nuclear energy system in the long term

2 2  
4.4

Lesson NEP04.4

Selection of national nuclear infrastructure to ensurethe progress of the national NES by the  sustainable development criteria

2 2  
  Final examination 2 0 2 Written test
  Total: 36 34 2  
21. Metrology Support in Nuclear Power and Industry
Modules Totalhours Including Form of control
Full-time
lectures practice
Entry test Written test
1

Module MESA01

Introduction to metrology.

2 2 0 Oral questioning
1.1

Lesson MEAS01.1

Introduction to metrology.

2 2
2.

Module MESA02

International legal metrology.

2 2 0 Oral questioning
2.1.

Lesson MEAS02.1

International and regional metrological organizations.

1 1
2.2.

Lesson MEAS02.2

International regulatory documents on metrology.

1 1
3.

Module MESA03

Assurance of uniformity of measurements in the Russian Federation.

4 3 1 Oral questioning
3.1

Lesson MEAS03.1

Federal Law “On Assurance of Measurement Uniformity”.

2 2
3.2

Lesson MEAS03.2

Structure of measurement uniformity assurance system.

1 1
3.3

Lesson MEAS03.3

Principles of accreditation in the national accreditation system in the field of atomic energy use.

1 1  
4.

Module MESA04

Assurance of uniformity of measurements in the field of atomic energy use.   

10 6 4 Oral questioning
4.1

Lesson MEAS04.1

Particular provisions of the Federal Laws “On the Use of Atomic Energy” and “On the State Atomic EnergyCorporation “Rosatom”.

2 2
4.2

Lesson MEAS04.2

Metrological requirements for measurements, standards of quantity units, reference materials, measuring instruments, their components, software, measurement  procedures (methods) used in the field of atomic energy use

4 2 2
4.3

Lesson MEAS04.3

Regulatory acts on assurance of uniformity of measurements in the field of nuclear energy use

4 2 2
5.

Module MESA05

Metrology support of nuclear power plants (NPP) of the Russian Federation.    

16 10 6 Oral questioning
5.1

Lesson MEAS05.1

Administrative and organizational structure of NPP metrology support.

1 1
5.2

Lesson MEAS05.2

Organization of Metrological Support of NPP siting

1 1
5.3

Lesson MEAS05.3

Organization of Metrological Support of NPP designing

4 2 2
5.4

Lesson MEAS05.4

Organization of Metrological Support for development and manufacture of NPP equipment

2 1 1
5.5

Lesson MEAS05.5

Organization of Metrological Support of NPP construction

1 1
5.6

Lesson MEAS05.6

Organization of Metrological Support of NPP operation and decommissioning

6 4 2
6.

Module MESA06

Specific features of metrology support of NPPs in USA.

2 2 0 Oral questioning
6.1

LessonMEAS06.1

Specific features of metrology support of NPPs in USA.

2 2
Final examination 1 0 1 Written test
  Total: 36 24 12