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NORM Technician

Qualification Information

Location

29 Oxford Close

WEST LEEDERVILLE WA 6007

Duration

3 days

Times

08:00 to 16:30 (approx)

Cost

$ 2100 + GST

NEXT DATE

Wednesday 24th of July, 2024

Course Overview

This course is aimed at personnel who are working with NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) in their workplace and are seeking a pathway to becoming a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).

About this course

It is a requirement under the Radiation Safety Act 1975 that NORM is managed under the supervision of a competent and licensed person. Licensing for NORM requires a degree of mentoring and experience prior to working autonomously.

This course provides the participant with the skill and knowledge requirements to work safely with NORM under the guidance of a NORM RSO and existing radiation management plan.

Course Structure

  • NORM underpinning knowledge
  • NORM assessment – radiation exposure and contamination of equipment
  • Protection principles, hygiene and PPE requirements
  • Regulatory framework and responsibilities
  • Working in accordance with your Radiation Management Plan (RMP)
  • Course Structure
  • An Introduction to Radiation
  • Radiation in Perspective
  • Radiation Dose, Measurement and Protection Principles
  • NORM Assessment & Measurement
  • Handling, Storage & Transport of NORM
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Radiation Management Procedures
  • NORM Incident Response
  • Assessment

Assessment

There are multiple practical exercises and activities throughout the course and theoretical understanding is assessed against regulatory requirements.

Certification

A Statement of Attainment is issued upon successful completion of this course.

Course Details

Location: West Leederville, WA
Duration: 3 days
Times: 08:00 to 16:30 (approx.)
Cost*: $2100 pp (min 3 people)
*ex. GST and merchant fees additional

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