Workforce Training

Radiation Safety

This 40-credit Technical Certificate program teaches entry-level skills required for employment in the nuclear industry. Qualified radiation safety technicians work at commercial nuclear power plants under the direction of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories, dosimetry laboratories, medical facilities, accelerators, and independent and university research facilities that work with radioactive material.

Students entering this program must have high aptitudes in mathematics and communications. In addition to specialized classroom/laboratory instruction, students will be required to possess the skills, knowledge, and field-based training necessary to gain employment as entry-level technicians in this high-wage, high-demand occupation.  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.



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