Training Department was established in 1987. It ensured the coordination and organization of training process taking into account the importance of timely training of different professional groups and categories in conditions approximated to the industrial ones. Training Department carried out training for maintenance of operating personnel skills. Training Department was certified in State Supervisory Body. Permission for qualification support was issued annually.
At the present time, Training Center of SE “Khmelnitsky NPP” provides professional training and qualification support for all personnel categories; performs licensing activity in that area, and develops instructional materials.
Training Center carries out methodological support for on-the-job training. For this purpose highly skilled specialists and professionals passed the training as tutors.Automated system for recording and integrated analysis of simulator training is widely used at full-scope simulator; it implements the concept of common information space. Recording of process, audio and video information allows personnel taking simulator training to graphically demonstrate their actions during fulfillment of training tasks, indicate strengths and weaknesses, errors in actions and solution process. Also, there is a possibility to demonstrate “standard” actions recorded by the system during training of other shifts/personnel demonstrating correct/incorrect actions.
Special learning and methodological materials are used for training. To date, using own resources Training Center has developed training materials nearly to all training courses for operating personnel and most of another training courses. Total amount of training materials stored at technical archive of the Training Center amounts to 8400.
Missions (OSART) and reviews (WANO) conducted within 2007-2019 have proven the compliance of KhNPP personnel training system with international requirements and standards, and specific components of the systems have been outlined as good practice.