The BWR/4 technology course is designed to provide the student with a general familiarity with the mechanical instrumentation and control, and protective systems of the General Electric BWR/4 design. At the end of this course each student should have achieved a basic understanding of the following:
Major process systems, purposes, normal system configuration, and safety related flow paths
Major process instrumentation systems terminology, including selected interlocks and protection functions.
PRA concerns in a change to the level of plant safety/risk as a result of system or component unavailability
Course Length: 35 hours
Course Manager: Kay Foster
Prerequisite: There IS a test at the end of this course and certain REAC positions will be required to take the test.
Target Audience/Discipline: Intended for REAC Managers, REAC Reactor Analysts, and REAC Health Physicists, but others are welcome if there is room.
Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.