Radiation Protection (Health Physics Surveyor)

Matom Health Physics Surveyor training, designed in a modular format, enables trainees to enrol for an NVQ Level 2 Qualification in Radiation Protection, which can be completed in conjunction with this programme. The minimum age for enrollment is 18 years to comply with Classified Workers regulations.

The modules include:

  • Basis of Radiological Protection
  • Basic Atomic Physics
  • Quantities and Units
  • Biological Effects
  • Radiological Legislation
  • ALARP and Dose Restriction
  • Detection and Measurement of Radiation
  • Dose Assessment and Recording
  • Designation of Areas
  • Radioactive Source Management
  • Radiation and Surface Contamination Monitoring
  • Airborne Contamination Monitoring
  • Ventilation and Containment
  • Waste Management
  • Transport
  • Radiation Incidents
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Assessment

Additional modules include:

  • Function testing radiation protection instrumentation
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) such as respirators and breathing apparatus
  • Recording radiation protection monitoring and survey results
  • Dynamic analysis of the information and determining actions
  • Clearance monitoring
  • Understanding the relevant health and safety legislation with reference to the tasks, the plant and the actions required to control hazards
  • Working at heights via the use of ladders and scaffolding
  • Working in confined spaces

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