On July 11-15, 2022, the Nuclear Security Training Centre of INP (NSTC) conducted the training course “Fundamentals of Nuclear Material Accounting and Control” for specialists of NAC Kazatomprom JSC, Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC, Semizbay-U LLP, Baiken-U LLP, Ortalyk LLP, Karatau LLP, APPAK LLP.
The purpose of the course is to train the specialists on the basic principles of establishing nuclear material accounting and control (NMAC) system, the main elements of NMAC, and system management. During the training, issues of ensuring the nuclear security regime, the requirements of the Kazakhstan legal framework and the IAEA recommendations, and the interaction of NMAC and physical protection systems were touched upon. The instructors have conducted theoretical, practical, and demonstration classes, tours of the NSTC facilities, and training ground. In addition, during the training course, a visit to the WWR-K research reactor was organized for the participants.
Following the results of the training 14, Kazakhstan specialists responsible for material accounting and control received certificates for the successful completion of the course.