CLEAPSS Radiation protection supervisor training RB621 / A13

Start date
1 Dec 21
6 Hours
Ashton Community Science College, Aldwych Drive, Ashton-on-Ribble PR2 1SL View on Google Map


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In the event that CLEAPSS is forced to cancel a course due to circumstances beyond our control (such as adverse weather or a trainer being ill), CLEAPSS will not be liable to reimburse participants for any non-refundable travel or accommodation costs


 This  hands on one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science department. The RPS will normally be a member of the teaching staff, often the Head of Physics.  However any teacher or technician who handles radioactive sources will also benefit. The course includes practical hands on experiences to improve confidence and knowledge when handling radioactive materials.  It aims to provide answers to questions frequently asked on the CLEAPSS helpline and provides opportunities for delegates to raise issues and ask specific questions. The course is based on the CLEAPSS guide L93 Managing Ionising Radiations and Radioactive Substances.

Who is the course leader?


  • use current legislation and guidance to use, monitor, store and dispose of radioactive sources safely
  • prepare and manage different types of radioactive sources, including for half-life investigations
  • demonstrate the properties of ionising radiations


Radiation Protection Supervisor Training01 December 202109:15-15:45Ashton Community Science College

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£140.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£280.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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