Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is to provide information on potential hazards and the instruction and training of people involved with ionizing radiation required by the regulations.

In addition, there are requirements to formulate written local rules covering all radiation protection arrangements and to provide supervision of work involving ionising radiation; this normally necessitates the appointment of a radiation protection supervisor (RPS).

Units of study:
• Radiation and contamination
• Radiography
• Effects
• Terms/Units used: what they mean
• Contamination
• Instruments
• The Airbourne hazard
• Legal/Regulations and regulators
• Radiological risk assessments.

Assessment Methods

Classroom-based. End of course written test.

Progression Options

Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA).

Course Summary

Course Title Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS)
Entry Requirements

Must be working in an nuclear related industry.

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‘My tutor was really informative in providing me with the support and advice that has enabled me to successfully pass my Level 2 course’

-Victoria, Understanding Nutrition & Health Level 2 Distance Learning

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