NDT - Basic Radiation Safety

Course Overview

This BINDT approved course provides the theory to meet the requirements of PCN for the Level 1 radiation safety endorsement. The course also complies with the recommendations of Public Health England, formerly the National Radiological Protection Board.

What You Study

Course content includes:

  • Basic physics of ionising radiation
  • Effects of radiation
  • Doses
  • Personal monitoring
  • The requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999
  • Setting up of barriers, shielding, local rules, arrangements for emergency situations

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the nature of ionising radiation and its harmful effect
  • Calculate safe working distances with or without shielding
  • Understand the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 with regard to personnel, barriers, contingency arrangements, etc

Duration and Attendance

3 days

This course is delivered at Glenrothes (Stenton Campus).

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for any person involved in the use of ionising radiations, practical radiographers, supervisors, etc.


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Application Process

For more information about this course or to book your place, email ndt@fife.ac.uk or call 0344 248 0135.

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