Accreditation

LEVEL

ACADEMIC and REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

VOCATIONAL TRAINING

APPROPRIATE EXPERIENCE

Radiation Protection Officer Level I (Functional responsibility for an approved RP programme)

Grade 12 or equivalent

BSc or equivalent, Nat. Dipl.

Other Diploma

RP Course**

Ditto

Ditto

3 years

2 years

5 years

Radiation Protection Officer Level II (Assistance in monitoring and maintaining an approved RP programme)

Min: Grade 12 or equivalent

RP Course ***

1 year

Radiation Protection Officer Level III   (Overall responsibility within a limited prescribed system)

Min: Grade 10 or equivalent

Limited RP training course****

1 year

 

* e.g. as a natural scientist/technologist or a professional engineer;

** Course content to be acceptable to Board e.g. HP II (Pretoria Technikon); Snr. HP Asst. (Koeberg); RPO (Chamber of Mines);

*** Course content to be acceptable to Board e.g. HP I (Pretoria Technikon);RP Monitor Course (Koeberg); RPO (Chamber of Mines);

**** Course content to be acceptable to Board e.g. Non-nuclear Installation Course (Koeberg); RPM (Chamber of Mines);

Appropriate experience: For each of the above levels.