Packaging University


  • Packaging University - Since 1986, the US Department of Energy (DOE) Packaging Certification Program (DOE PCP) developed and delivered courses in all aspects related to Type B and fissile material package certification.

  • Awarded - 2022 W. Edwards Deming Outstanding Training Award - Agile Management.  Presented by the Graduate School USA to the University of Nevada at Reno and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Packaging Certification Program for their unique programs for the Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Packaging and the Graduate Certificate in Transportation Security and Safeguards External Link  - link to Graduate School website (https://www.graduateschool.edu/deming). 
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  • FY 2023 Course Schedule - Listed below are the Packaging Certification Program (PCP) courses planned in FY 2023, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.   Registration and course fee information will be emailed to RAMPAC subscribers (click here and follow the instructions to be added to the RAMPAC email list) and posted on this page when the registration websites are activated.  Note to DOE/DOE Contractors:  DOE PCP courses are an exempted event and therefore are not subject to the conference management approval and reporting process (see Exemption approval for FY 23 courses).

    Click on a Course title in the Table below to see the full course description and registration information.
Date (tentative) Title (course fee) Location
December 5-9, 2022 (canceled) NP 711 – Nuclear Security During International Transport ($2,500) Lemont, IL 
December 6-15, 2022 NP 702 – Methods for Reviewing Safety Analysis Reports for Packages and Performing Confirmatory Analysis ($2,200) Livermore, CA 
January 23-27, 2023 Transportation Physical Security ($2,100) Albuquerque, NM 
February 6-10, 2023 NDA – Fundamentals of Nondestructive Assay ($2,500) Oak Ridge, TN 
March 13-17, 2023
(tentative dates)
NP 604 – Radioactive Material Packaging QC/QA: Part 1 Welding/NDE QC, & Part 2 Software QA ($2,100) Livermore, CA 
March 27-31, 2023 NP 701 – QA for Radioactive Material Packaging ($2,500) Lemont, IL 
May (TBD)  NP 620 – Fundamentals of Nuclear Security ($2,100) Albuquerque, NM 
July 10-14, 2023 NP 615 – Facility Decommissioning and Facility/Site Closure ($2,500) TBD 
July 17-21, 2023 NP 652 – Response to Radioactive Material Transport Emergencies ($2,500) TBD 
August (TBD)  Explosives Analysis of Nuclear Packaging ($2,500) Albuquerque, NM 
September 11-15, 2023 NP 700 – ASME Pressure Vessel Code for Nuclear Transport and Storage ($2,500) Lemont, IL 




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