On July 18, 2016 Top managers of the Bushehr NPP (Iran, the Islamic Republic of) started the three-week pilot training programme on the platform of ROSATOM-CICE&T in cooperation with JSC “Rusatom Service”. The training is focused on the Russian approach and best practices in operation and maintenance service. The Iranian delegation is represented by Senior technical management staff of Bushehr NPP and Mr M SHIRAZI the Chief Engineer of the NPP. During the first two days of training programme the experts of ROSATOM-CICE&T are scheduled to deliver lectures on organization of operation and maintenance service, safety culture, quality management and quality assurance. The following days will cover several technical visits to Russian NPPs and enterprises of the State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” associated with the manufacturing of NPP equipment. In the opening speech Mr Yu SELEZNEV the Rector of ROSATOM-CICE&T stressed out the importance of this particular programme for future expansion of cooperation between ROSATOM-CICE&T and the Iranian stakeholders in the field of personnel training. The course is conducted in Russian language due to the fact that all the members of Iranian delegation have an experience of long-term training in Russia in late 1990-s – mostly in Obninsk.
ROSATOM-CICE&T has established a strong working partnership with Nuclear Power Production and Development Company (NPPD) and Bushehr NPP in 2010-s when participated in the development of training course for Top and Middle level managers of these organizations under the contract with the IAEA. The Vice-Rector Mr V ARTISIUK mentioned that this experience is a vital part of enhancing the core competences of ROSATOM-CICE&T that currently being applied in design and implementation of the training courses to support nuclear infrastructure development in the countries embarking on or expanding their national nuclear power programmes.