Course Title: Radiation Protection Supervisor Training
Theme: Personal Effectiveness
Category: Health, Safety and Environment
About this course:

This course is provided to staff who have been appointed as a Radiation Protection Supervisor.  The course is run over three days with an external provider and includes the necessary legal and practical requirements for the role of RPS.

Learning outcomes:

By attending this course you will:

  • Gain an insight into the various types of ionising radiations; their nature and properties.
  • Become familiar with terminology used in radiation protection.
  • Explain why it is important to keep radiation exposure 'as low as reasonably practicable' and how this can be achieved in practice.
  • Find out about the relevant requirements of legislation governing: Occupational exposure to radiation; Keeping radioactive material; the accumulation and disposal of radioactive waste; the security and other requirements for High Activity Sealed Sources; the transport of radioactive material.
  • Explain how the principles of radiation protection can be put into practice to achieve a good standard of radiation safety in the workplace.
  • Learn good working practice such as effective use of radiation monitors, and dealing with emergencies.
  • Know what is required of those taking on the role of Radiation Protection Supervisor
Who should attend this course:

The training is for those with the responsibility for safety in a radiation area and are appointed to the role of Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS).


Raj Bunger Aurora Health Physics. Raj is the University’s appointed radiation protection adviser (RPA).

For details please contact Elizabeth O'Brien.