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Responsible Person

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29 Oxford Close



1/2 day


13:00 to 17:00 (approx.)


$ + GST


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Course Overview

This course is aimed at personnel who take responsibility for the management of radiation sources (x-ray devices, radioactive material) on behalf of their organisation. This course informs course participants about their responsibilities relating to radiation management as required by the legislative framework, including registration & licensing, management plans, auditing & compliance responsibilities, and incident response.

This course contains foundation radiation safety information whilst avoiding in-depth maths & physics concepts.

About this course

It is a requirement under the Radiation Safety Act 1975 that radiation sources are registered by a ‘Responsible Person’. The ARPANSA National Directory for Radiation Protection defines the ‘Responsible Person’ as the person:

  • having overall management responsibility, including responsibility for the security and maintenance of the source, apparatus, installation, or facility
  • having overall control over who may use the source or apparatus, installation or facility; and
  • in whose name would the source, apparatus, installation, or facility be registered if this is required?

Course Structure

  • An Introduction to Radiation
  • Radiation in Perspective
  • Radiation Dose, Measurement and Protection Principles
  • Regulatory Considerations and Responsibilities
  • Radiation Devices (Company Specific)
  • Procedures: Radiation Management Systems; Security; Emergency Response
  • Assessment

This course has no assessment requirements or licensing outcomes.


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

Course Details

Location: West Leederville, WA
Duration: Half day
Times: 13:00 to 17:00 (approx.)
Cost*: $550 pp (min 3 people)
*ex. GST and merchant fees additional

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