Training Overview:

ISO 19443:2018 Lead Implementer training is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills required to lead the implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS) within their organization based on the ISO 19443:2018 standard. This comprehensive training program covers the principles, processes, and best practices for establishing and maintaining a QMS that complies with ISO 19443 requirements, particularly in the context of organizations within the nuclear energy sector supplying products and services important to nuclear safety (ITNS).

Target Audience:

The target audience for ISO 19443:2018 Lead Implementer training typically includes:

  • Quality Professionals: Quality managers, officers, and professionals responsible for overseeing QMS implementation.
  • Nuclear Industry Professionals: Individuals working in the nuclear energy sector or organizations supplying products and services important to nuclear safety.
  • Project Managers: Project managers involved in implementing QMS within their projects or organizations.
  • Compliance Officers: Professionals responsible for ensuring that the organization complies with ISO 19443 and relevant industry standards.
  • Management Representatives: Individuals designated as management representatives responsible for QMS implementation and maintenance.
  • Auditors: Auditors looking to gain a deep understanding of QMS implementation to improve their audit capabilities.

Reference Standards:

The primary reference standard for ISO 19443:2018 Lead Implementer training is ISO 19443:2018 itself, titled “Quality management systems – Specific requirements for organizations in the nuclear energy sector supplying products and services important to nuclear safety.” This standard provides specific requirements for implementing a QMS in the nuclear sector.

Training Objectives:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding: Ensure participants have a thorough understanding of ISO 19443:2018 and its significance in the nuclear energy sector.
  2. Implementation Planning: Educate participants on how to develop an effective plan for implementing a QMS based on ISO 19443.
  3. Documentation and Procedures: Provide guidance on developing and maintaining the required documentation and procedures for QMS compliance.
  4. Risk Assessment: Equip participants with the skills to identify, assess, and manage risks related to nuclear safety in the context of QMS.
  5. Internal Auditing: Prepare participants to conduct internal audits to ensure QMS effectiveness and compliance.
  6. Management Review: Teach participants how to facilitate management reviews of the QMS and drive continuous improvement.
  7. Supplier and Contractor Management: Address the management of suppliers and contractors to ensure they meet QMS requirements.

Training Content:

The training content should cover a wide range of topics to meet the specified objectives. Here’s a breakdown of the content:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 19443:2018

  • Overview of ISO standards and their importance
  • Introduction to ISO 19443:2018 and its scope
  • Applicability to the nuclear energy sector

Module 2: ISO 19443 Requirements

  • Detailed exploration of ISO 19443:2018 clauses and requirements
  • How ISO 19443 supplements ISO 9001:2015
  • Key concepts and terminology

Module 3: Implementation Planning

  • Developing an implementation plan for ISO 19443:2018
  • Setting objectives and defining roles and responsibilities
  • Resource allocation and budgeting

Module 4: Documentation and Procedures

  • Developing and maintaining documentation and procedures
  • Document control and record keeping
  • Ensuring document consistency with ISO 19443

Module 5: Risk Assessment and Management

  • Risk assessment methodologies (e.g., HAZOP)
  • Risk prioritization and mitigation strategies
  • Risk reduction measures and controls in nuclear safety

Module 6: Internal Auditing

  • Planning and conducting internal audits
  • Reporting and follow-up on audit findings
  • Auditor roles and responsibilities

Module 7: Management Review

  • Facilitating management reviews of the QMS
  • Using management review to drive continuous improvement
  • Addressing corrective and preventive actions

Module 8: Supplier and Contractor Management

  • Establishing and maintaining supplier and contractor relationships
  • Ensuring supplier and contractor compliance with QMS requirements

Module 9: Case Studies and Best Practices

  • Real-world examples of successful ISO 19443 implementations
  • Best practices from industry leaders

Module 10: Action Plan and Implementation

  • Developing an action plan for ISO 19443 implementation within participants’ organizations
  • Steps to initiate and sustain an effective QMS

Module 11: Q&A and Course Evaluation

  • Opportunity for participants to ask questions and seek clarification
  • Course evaluation and feedback collection

Training Methodologies

  • Case Study
  • Individual Exercises
  • Role Play
  • Group Exercises
  • Group Presentation
  • Examination

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