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Radiation Safety and CEDO Preparation

This course (or Radiation Safety Online) is a prerequisite for those wanting to attend a Radiography Level 1 or Level 2 course.

PREREQUISITE: Registrants must satisfy the math prerequisite.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES: This training focuses on radiation safety for those using x- and gamma radiation. The course provides a basic understanding of radiation principles, safe working practices and regulations pertaining to the use of ionizing radiation. An excellent preparatory course for industrial radiographers, Radiation Safety Officers and meets the training requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for those seeking their Certified Exposure Device Operator's (CEDO) license.

Training programs may be conducted at the Institute or at the client's facilities.

Recommended subjects for Radiation Safety Programs:

  • Fundamentals of radiation physics
  • Origin of penetrating radiation
  • Maximum permissible doses
  • Fundamentals of radiation protection: time, distance, shielding
  • Emergency situations
  • Radiation measurements and instrumentation
  • Provincial regulations
  • Regulations of the Atomic Energy Control Board
  • Transportation of radioactive materials

Click here for a complete list of things to bring to class

On the first day of the program, you will be required to show proof of your full legal name, to satisfy requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. Your full legal name must match the name registered on the course list. If there is a discrepancy, your name will be corrected within your CINDE Account so that your course diploma meets CNSC's requirements of "candidate's full legal name".

For details about Vocational Training courses, in particular about the requirement for a student's full legal name, please click here to visit the CNSC's website.

Full EDO Certification Process details can be found here:

Radiation Safety and CEDO Preparation Course in Hamilton, ON
April 8 - 12, 2024
Five Days (40 Lecture Hours)
-Course fee includes one year membership with CINDE.
-This training course can also be held on-site at YOUR facility. Contact us to arrange your On-Site Training.
Price: $1290.00
Seats remaining: 12
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Radiation Safety and CEDO Preparation Online Course
Scheduled On-Demand
Minimum of 40 Hours
-On-line courses are self-taught and can be taken when convenient to you.
-Course fee includes one year membership with CINDE.
-You have 194 days to complete this course and final exam (which is paper-based and to be live proctored). For full details, click here.
Price: $1290.00
No seating limit