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THE COURSE

Basic Radiation Safety (BRS)

DURATION

Training course: 2 days
Examination: 1 day

TYPE

Theory training course and examination

CODE

IETS/BRS

Why attend this training 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)

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Special note:

Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT/EN4179/NAS410 examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met. This course is not suitable for BGAS-CSWIP examination preperation.

 

Price
(excl. VAT)

Training course: £315
Examination: £110
PCN Levy: £72
Total: £497
Next available date

3rd September 2018 More dates available here

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Course and examination enquiries

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

 

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

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NDT Examinations:

A full range of examinations are available to internationally recognised central and employer based schemes including PCN, SNT-TC-1A, EN4179 and NAS410.

Full initial, resit and recertification options are available depending on your requirements. Click here for more information >

 

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