Radiation protection supervisor training RA621 / C08

Start date
11 Jan 22
Duration
1 Day
Location
Xaverian College, Lower Park Road, Manchester M14 5RB View on Google Map

Summary

Please check that your school have a current CLEAPSS membership before booking your place.

 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.

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Outcomes

  • 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

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Radiation Protection Supervisor Training11 January 202209:15-16:00Xaverian College

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Cost

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