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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Workforce Training & Community Education
Fees & Registration
Workforce Training & Community Education Program
(208) 524-3000 ext. 3345
How to Register...
Students can register for a class by telephone using a debit or credit card, or mail in the registration form with a check to 1600 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, ID 83404,or come to the campus Building 3, Student Services and register.
Gainful Employment Information
For admissions information visit http://www.eitc.edu/admissions.cfm.
Tuition and Fees
Program term and length are calculated based on full-time enrollment(12 credits per term). Fees per term are calculated based on full-time enrollment.
On-time graduation is defined as completing the specified program in the allotted time period. Not all programs had completers during the 2010-2011 academic year. On-time completion rates are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in order to protect student privacy.
Occupations with each program area were identified using Department of Labor ONET Crosswalks.
Median Loan Amount
Radiation Safety: $0.00