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3 Day RPS Basic Training

** Please note, that due to COVID we are delivering the below course online via teams as a 2 Day RPS Course (as we cannot carry out the practical online) up until June. We will review Q3 & Q4 closer to the time and can hopefully get back to classroom training then. **

The course meets the requirements of IRR17, and includes practical exercises and a visit to a NORM decontamination company. There is a course test, and successful delegates will be awarded a certificate of competence.

The course covers the following sections:

  • Basic Physics of Ionising Radiations
  • Biological Effects of Ionising Radiations
  • Sealed Sources - including nucleonic gauge, survey and logging sources
  • Industrial Radiography
  • Unsealed Sources
  • NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material)
  • UK Legislation
  • Monitoring Instruments
  • Personal Dosimetry
  • Overview of the Transport Requirements for Radioactive Material


  • 9th December 2020
  • 13th January 2021
  • 17th February 2021
  • 21st April 2021
  • 26th May 2021
  • 15th June 2021
  • 18th August 2021
  • 7th September 2021
  • 5th October 2021
  • 16th November 2021
  • 7th December 2021

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