Nuclear Material Accounting and Control (NMAC) for Nuclear Security

Welcome to the e-learning on Nuclear Material Accounting and Control (NMAC) for Nuclear Security. This module is based on IAEA guidance documents and provides an introduction to the basic principles of these nuclear security disciplines to nuclear facility personnel and the public. It also provides preparatory learning for face-to-face training and other human resource development activities implemented by the IAEA and its Member-States.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to NMAC

  2. Managing the NMAC system

  3. Records

  4. Physical inventory taking

  5. Material balance areas (MBA) and key measurement points (KMP)

  6. Measurements QC

  7. Nuclear material control

  8. Nuclear movements

  9. Irregularities

  10. Assessment and performance testing