CLEAPSS Radiation protection supervisor training RH621 / C10
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.
PLEASE NOTE COURSE INFORMATION -
technicians may only attend if they are accompanying a teacher from their school – under some circumstances a technician may be able to attend without a teacher, please contact us at the Hub before booking.
A technician can not be the main or sole RPS for their school, however they can be an additional RPS holder – if they want to know why please contact cleapss directly.
Please ask participants to bring the following with them to the course:
- A list of the sources in their school – NOT the actual sources! If they have sources they cannot identify they can bring pictures.
- Photos of their radioactive storage
This course costs £160 for CLEAPSS members - £320 for Non members.
We are the official host for this course for CLEAPSS and we follow their rules and policies for this course.
CLEAPSS do check on attendee's any bookings who are Non members will be asked to join, or will be issued an additional invoice to total paid of the Non Member fee.
If in doubt please contact us to check if your school is a member of CLEAPSS before booking - Hubs@scd.herts.sch.uk
Or contact CLEAPSS to check this information directly 01895 251 496.
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 Training
|10 July 2024
|St Clement Danes School
|State-funded school or college
|Activity fee£160.00 +VAT
|Fee-paying school or college (independent)
|Activity fee£160.00 +VAT
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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