Manufacturing Controls & Materials Cleanliness and Segregation

This course aims to increase participants understanding of how to maintain control of manufacturing activities to meet the requirements of nuclear sector customers, and the reasons that material segregation and cleanliness is essential to nuclear supply and ways to effectively achieve it.

It will address the following:

  • Manufacturing Controls
  • Process compliance
  • Bottlenecks in manufacturing process – potential for risk in nuclear
  • Equipment calibration (machines, jigs, fixtures, etc.)
  • Measurement systems analysis
  • Resource management and controls
  • Store control/temperature control
  • Movement of parts
  • Traceability and identification (incl. material traceability)
  • Competency levels and qualifications (e.g. welding/NDE controls/accreditations)
  • Training and continuous development
  • Shop floor documentation controls
  • Inspection (e.g. incoming inspection, in process inspection and final inspection)
  • Material Cleanliness and Segregation
  • Rationale for and importance of cleanliness and segregation
  • Workshop Control
  • Segregation and consumable control
  • Cleaning methods
  • Handling
  • Storage/Packing/Preservation
  • Inspection and Verification

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of manufacturing controls in order to comply with the customer’s nuclear quality and safety standards, expectations and technical specifications
  • Be able to implement effective material cleanliness and segregation controls to ensure compliance with customer requirements and technical specification

Aimed at?

Anyone working in a hands-on manufacturing environment, where the product is part of the nuclear supply chain. 

Suitable for the following Job grades:

  • Semi–skilled
  • Skilled
  • Junior Manager

Suitable for the following key business functions:

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Quality
  • Material Planning & Logistics


Standard times are 9am – 4.30pm, however, these can be negotiated to suit the needs of the company.

Delivery Method

In- House - This course has been designed to be delivered in-house so it can be tailored to a specific company. Subject to availability our trainers can deliver the programme at the company’s site (or at a suitable local venue of their choice) if they have a group of 10 or more (max 15). Please register your interest here

Open - Course dates for this programme are set on an ad-hoc basis depending on demand. Currently no further open/public dates are planned for 2017, however, please register your interest here and we will be in touch if demand increases and we are able to put an open course on.


For further information please contact:

Stacey Balmer
Course Coordinator
T:01142 229943