Course Title: Work safely with ionizing radiation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4196 Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Title: Work safely with ionizing radiation

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers following occupational health and safety procedures in an engineering or similar work environment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM13013B Work safely with ionizing radiation


1. Identify the hazards and effects of ionizing radiation in the workplace

2. Apply radiation safety procedures/plans

3. Select and use radiation monitoring equipment

4. Respond to emergency situations

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.