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RPS Inital Basic Training

Please note that the Jan, Feb, March,  April, and June date will all be delivered as a 2 Day RPS online via teams. The current plan for the May date is to deliver these in the  classroom but it will all depend on government guidance at the time, so please be in touch with to discuss any questions you may have.  We will review Q3 Q4 closer to the time.

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


  • 17th March 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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