Software Quality Assurance Training
is committed to provide qualified staff to
assist, guide, direct, oversee and evaluate its
safety software. The Department’s
Safety Software Quality Assurance Functional
Area Qualification Standard (FAQS)
establishes common functional area competency
requirements for its personnel.
Additionally, specific Office/Facility-Specific
Qualification Standard supplements the technical
FAQS and establishes unique operational
DOE O 426.1, Federal Technical Capability defines the requirements and responsibilities for developing a technically competent workforce to accomplish DOE missions in a safe and efficient manner through the Federal Technical Capability Program (FTCP). This accomplished through the Technical Qualification Program (TQP) which applies to DOE technical employess whose duties and responsibilities require them to provide assistance, guidance, direction, or oversight that could affect the safe operation of a defense nuclear facility, including evaluation of contractor activities at those facilities. The TQP, along with the supporting technical Functional Area Qualification Standards, complements the personnel processes that support DOE's drive for technical excellence. Detailed operating requirements for the TQP and Functional Area Qualification Standards are described in DOE M 426.1-1.
DOE will update this material from time to
time. Suggestions and recommendations may be
Subir Sen in the Office of Corporate Safety
Suggested methods for satisfying the competency requirements in DOE-STD-1172-2011, Safety Software Quality Assur ance Functional Area Qualification Standard have been established by the EM/NE/SC Software Quality Assurance Support Group to assist in qualification.
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