About this course
The course takes place during 8 days, divided over 4 weeks (on Mondays and Tuesdays). In between the coursedays there will be self study via our self study module.
At the end of the courses, there will be an exam. After the exam is passed you will receive an official diploma, issued by the Dutch radiation association (NVS).
Program at a glance:
about the course set-up and the use of radiation in research
- about research methods with ionizing radiation
- about the effects of radiation and legislation
- 'Safe working’
- Transport Assay’
- about practicals, lecture and excercises
- covering basic knowledge about radioactive decay, properties of radiation including shielding and uses of radiation. This e-learning is in part a refresher of secundary school physics, but also goes deeper into these subjects.
Registration is not possible yet. Please use the contact form on this page if you would like to be informed when registration is open.
The course is intended for laboratory staff and students who work with open radioactive sources.
The course functions as 'information and training' which is mandatory for employees and students working with ionizing radiation without continuous supervision.
You will learn
Main learning goals
After completion of the course you are able to:
• do research with radioisotopes in a standard isotope laboratory
• work safely with ionising radiation
• explain the risks of exposure to ionizing radiation
• apply the local rules for working with radioisotopes
• understand the additional information and instructions from the radiation protection officer
• check their workplace and themselves for radioactive contamination
• perform simple decontaminations
• supervise workers in a class D isotope laboratory
The course dates are:
The course price depends on the type of organization you work or study for.
Course: 8 working days, with an exam at the end.
When canceling 14 or more days in advance, you will be charged a € 35 administration fee. When cancelling less than 14 days in advance, you will not receive a refund.