Health Professions Division

Radiation Safety

The Intermediate Technical Certificate program teaches entry-level skills required for employment as Radiation Control/Health Physics Technicians in the nuclear industry. Qualified radiation safety technicians work at commercial nuclear power plants regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), National Laboratories overseen by Department of Energy (DOE), dosimetry laboratories, medical, decontamination and decommissioning facilities, and independent and university research facilities that work with radioactive materials.

Program instructional components will be provided in the areas of radiation protection, radiation detection and instrumentation, safety and hygiene, communications in radiological safety, practical radiation survey techniques, nuclear plant systems, and radiological chemistry. Students are Radiological Worker II trained and qualified.

For more detailed information:  /falcons/resources/programs/rad-tech-1.pdf

How Long Will it Take?

2 semesters (11 months)

WHY Rad Safety AT CEI?

  • Low Cost / High Wages
  • High Job Placement
  • DOE Core / NRC Training
  • Supervised Work Experience
  • Experienced, Qualified Instructors

What Real Students Say

"The Radiation Safety program at EITC (CEI) is a great opportunity to learn a new career in a rapidly expanding field. In just one year I increased my knowledge and my income! I would highly recommend it! Thanks EITC!" - Rhonna Housel - former student


Admissions Counselor  Health Professions

Katie Smith
(208) 535-5302

Administrative Assistant  Health Professions

Christy Haack
(208) 535-5437

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