RADIATION SAFETY COURSE FOR INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY (40 HOURS)
The Radiation Safety Course for Industrial Radiography (40 Hours) is a prerequisite for individuals interested in working in Industrial Radiography. This is an introductory course that covers the basics of non-medical Radiographic Testing (RT), which is a Nondestructive Examination (NDE) Method. The course will visit the fundamentals of radiation, radiographic and safety equipment operation, and necessary calculations in preparing entry-level personnel to work safely using Radioactive Material (RAM) and X-Ray machines in the industrial X-Ray business. Students will learn the necessary State and Federal Regulations to efficiently and safely operate with both Gamma and X-Ray radiation in the Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Industry.
You will find the course FAQ below:
The course includes:
The course is required for all personnel in the Industrial Radiography business who will be working with Gamma or X-Ray Radiation.
The course includes Radiographic Testing (RT) Basics, Fundamentals of Radiation, RT and Radiation Detecting Equipment, Barricade Calculation, State and Federal Regulations, and Operating Safety.
Yes, our 40-Hour Radiation Safety Course is approved by Texas Department of State Health Service (DSHS). All DSHS-approved courses are recognized by all jurisdictions nationwide, allowing you to work in anywhere in the United States.
The course is designed using a calculated combination of interactive Knowledge Checks, Quizzes, and a Final Exam to ensure you are able to understand, retain, and apply the information necessary to maintain compliance and work safely with radioactive materials and X-Ray-producing equipment.
The course is accessible through an internet-enabled desktop, laptop, or tablet. The course cannot be taken on a mobile device.
- You must have a notepad and writing utensil
- You must use a desktop, laptop, or tablet with internet access
- The minimum resolution required for this course is 1400 x 900
- The device must have a webcam installed or attached via USB
- A non-graphing calculator (you cannot use your mobile device’s calculator or one found on an internet enabled device)
- HD Audio: classic talk-and-text slide format
- HD Video Demo: first-person screen recording
- Final Exam: proctored through the webcam by our partners at Examity
- Interactive Material: subject games, drag-and-drop, Knowledge Checks, Quizzes
- HD Video showing demonstration of equipment uses and operations will be provided.
Instructors can be reached by phone and email, and are available to help course takers with any portion of the course material. They will provide personalized feedback and remediation for incorrect responses.
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|RSOToGo||NDT Classroom||AINDT||In-Person Instruction|
|Total Education Cost for Residents||$639||$600||$1,045||$900||$600-800|
|Expected Flight and Hotel for Nonresidents||None||Houston/California + 3 nights lodging||None||Minnesota + 2 nights lodging||Houston + 4 nights lodging|
|Estimated Cost of Nonresident Travel, based on Daily Rate of $125.||$0||$375||$0||$250||$500|
|Total Education Cost for Nonresidents||$639||$975||$1,045||$1,150||$1,100-1,300|
|TX DSHS Approved||Yes||No||No||Yes||Depends on Instructor|
|Meets 40-hour Instruction Requirement||Yes||Yes||No (28)||No (36)||Yes|
|Prospective Employer Instruction Required||No||No||Yes(12)||Yes(4)||No|
|Taught by Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)||Yes||No||Yes||No||Depends on instructor|
|Course Material Delivered Online||100%||50%||70%||90%||0%|
|On-Demand Access to Instructor||Yes||No||No||No||Depends on instructor|
|Includes HD Video Demonstrations of Real RT Job Site||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Can I Work in RT within a Week from Purchase?||Yes||No||No||No||Depends on instructor|