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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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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