RadTest Australia Accredited Training

Upcoming Training Dates:

Tuesday 23rd – Wednesday 24th April 2024

Tuesday 21st – Wednesday 22nd May 2024 

Tuesday 25th – Wednesday 26th June 2024

Radiation Safety in the use of Portable Moisture Density Gauges (PDMG)

Are you responsible for the use, transportation, and storage of portable moisture/density gauges?

It is a requirement that the use of Portable Density/Moisture Gauges is performed only by competent and licensed persons. This course is a requirement as part of your license application, and is aligned with the ARPANSA Code of Practice for Portable Density/Moisture Gauges Containing Radioactive Sources (2004).

The course includes basic radiation safety training in the following:

  • The Scientific Background
  • Units of Measurement
  • Biological Effects
  • Radiation Protection Philosophy and Standards
  • Applying the ALARA Principle
  • Background Radiation
  • Practical Issues of External Radiation Control
  • Safe storage and transport

There is a 40-minute open-book assessment at conclusion of course, and a course notebook is provided, and your Certificate of Completion is emailed to you.

Please note – this training is for applicants for the:

  • NSW EPA Use Licence – S30
  • Vic DofH Use Licence IND 2-1 (Portable Nuclear Moisture/Density Gauges – operator)

Cost: $600+GST per person – includes all materials and catering

We offer face-to-face training at our office in Hurstbridge, Vic.

Next session: Monthly (approx.) TBC

Please email Emily for more info! – emily@radtest.com.au

Radiation Safety for X-Ray Installation & Servicing

For equipment installation and service staff, the course includes basic radiation safety and the following key learning areas:

  • The Scientific Background
  • Biological Effects
  • Units of Measurement
  • Radiation Protection Philosophy and Standards
  • Applying the ALARA Principle
  • Background Radiation
  • Practical Issues of External Radiation Control
  • Physics of X-ray Tubes
  • Uses of X-ray Equipment
  • X-ray Shielding
  • General X-ray Safety
  • X-ray Test and Survey Technique
  • Legislation

There is a 1.5hr open-book assessment at conclusion of course, and a Certificate of Completion is emailed to you.

Please note this program relates to:

  • NSW EPA Use Licence – IA10
  • Vic DofH Use Licence – IND 4-1 (Diagnostic X-ray) 
  • Vic DofH Use Licence – IND 4-7 (Cabinet X-ray)

Cost: $880+GST per person – includes all materials and catering.

Next sessions:

  1. Tuesday 23rd – Wednesday 24th April 2024
  2. Tuesday 21st – Wednesday 22nd May 2024
  3. Tuesday 25th – Wednesday 26th June 2024

Located in Hurstbridge, Vic. 

Please email Emily for more info! – emily@radtest.com.au

Next Available Dates

Date

Day and time

Tuesday 24th January 2023

9am – 4pm via Zoom

The course includes basic radiation safety training in the following:
  • The Scientific Background
  • Units of Measurement
  • Biological Effects
  • Radiation Protection Philosophy and Standards
  • Applying the ALARA Principle
  • Background Radiation
  • Practical Issues of External Radiation Control
  • Safe storage and transport
There is a 40-minute open-book assessment at conclusion of course, and a course notebook is provided along with your Certificate of Completion. Cost: $600+GST per person – includes all materials and catering Fill in the form below to enquire about enrolling. One of our team will be in touch ASAP.

Frequently Asked Questions

At the moment, just Victoria and NSW, please contact RadTest Australia to enquire about licences in other states.

Yes, we can help! Please contact RadTest Australia for further information about training staff from regional areas.

RadTest Australia provides radiation safety training for X-ray service engineers and users of portable nuclear gauges, please contact us for further information.

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