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Basic Radiation Safety (BRS)

Why attend this course?

This programme is tailored for those with very little or no knowledge of radiation safety. It is suited to those requiring knowledge of radiation safety including trainees, industrial radiographers, managers and supervisors. The course is structured to meet national requirements and recommendations and is ideal for all radiography examination routes which may contain basic radiation safety content such as PCN, ASNT and NAS 410. The programme is ideal for those candidates wishing to be certificated in Basic Radiation Safety under the PCN scheme requirements.

Course content

  • Basic radiation physics
  • Radiographic equipment
  • Radiation units
  • Biological effects
  • Dose limits
  • Radiation detection and measurement
  • Protection against radiation
  • Calculations for radiation protection
  • Storage of radiation sources
  • Transport of radioactive substances
  • Appointments and responsibilities
  • Local rules and contingency plans
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Normative documents
  • Ionising Radiation Regulation (1999)

Course details

Duration: 2 days

Code: RTO/IR3A

Special note: Candidates wishing to become certificated under the PCN scheme must meet the requirements of the relevant PCN/GEN Appendix.

Course and examination enquiries

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or trainingsoluions@imeche.org

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Meet the trainer

Andrew Fox - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Andy Fox 

Andy is one of the industry's highly respected and leading individuals within NDT and radiography in particular having gained experienced with Rolls Royce, developing their NDT strategy for the Civil Nuclear market. 

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiographic Interpretation
PCN Level 3: Radiography
ASNT Level 3: Radiographic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing
NAS 410 / EN 4179: Radiographic Testing, Computed Radiography, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing
CSWIP Level 2: Digital Radiography

Customer feedback

"The course was taught to teach rather than just pass the exam. The trainer had a wealth of experience to share"

Martin attended Radiographic Testing in Sheffield, February 2017

 

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