IRDP provides technical assistance internationally to develop organizational infrastructure and programmatic resources for licensing and oversight of nuclear reactors. NRC staff and contractors provide direct consultation to national regulators and produce training that covers topics relevant to reactor oversight and the development of a regulatory capability.
IRDP provides bi-lateral support to partner countries to further enhance agency development. Support includes human relations development, assistance in development of specific regulatory programs, and improved understanding of the role of a regulatory agency.
IRDP develops and delivers workshops on topics ranging from the fundamentals of reactor safety regulation to the details of licensing reviews to construction and vendor inspections. The training modules cover all key aspects of organizational infrastructure and regulatory programs.