NCR Management Terms

Other common abbreviations

There are many hundreds of abbreviations in regular use in large projects, but for now only terms mentioned on other pages of this site are listed.

DG1, DG2, etc - relate to Decision Gates - where a project continues to the next phase or is stopped

FAT - Factory Acceptance Test

FEED - Front End Engineering Design - during which a concept is developed into a more thorough design. Detailed design may follow in the next phase.

HSE - Health Safety and Environment

ITT - Invitation to tender. The documentation given to potential contractors enabling them to understand the scope and quote a price and schedule for work to a given quality.

Audit -

NCR - Non-Conformance Report.

OOS - Out Of Specification. See NonConformity for further information.

SOW - Scope Of Work - the precise definition of the work to be done by a contractor. It is often written in appendix A of a contract.

Verification -

Other terms or abbreviations may be added, as appropriate.