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Measurement and control applications

Course information
Radiation protection

Final objectives

The training meets the final objectives for the Supervisory Radiation Protection Employee in case of measurement and control applications (MC), as meant in Annex 5.2, Section I of the Regulation on Basic Safety Standards Radiation Protection.

Target group

The course provides the required training for Radiation Protection Officer for measurement and control applications (RPO MC) and overlaps to a large extent with the former Level 5A training.

This course is also suitable as an appropriate instruction for those who work with measurement and control applications.

Learning objectives

After successful completion, the RPO MC has the following skills:

  1. He supervises the application for which he is responsible, he enforces the relevant laws and regulations in the field of ionizing radiation, and he gives advice to the employees.
  2. He contributes to an adequate handling of an unintended event or incident.
  3. He actively improves his own expertise through further training, and that of others for whom he is responsible by providing information and instructions.
  4. He possesses knowledge, skills, attitudes and competences relating to measurement and control applications.
Course material

The course material is contained in the booklet Radiation Protection Officer - measurement and control applications that is composed and  written by Dr. F. Pleiter and Dr. H.F. Boersma. The material is completed with a practical training manual edited by E.J. Bunskoeke MSc.


At the end of the course, there will be an exam consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions with each four possible answers, and one or more open questions. One point is granted for each multiple-choice question that is correctly answered. For the open questions one may obtain a maximum of 10 points. The exam is passed if 30 out of the 50 available points have been obtained.

You must bring a simple calculator to the exam.

Important dates

The next course starts 27 October 2021 (lecture variant, in Dutch only).

The next selfstudy course will start 'to be determined'.

Examination / Re-examination: November 25th, 2021.
Re-examination: to be determined.

The next course will start June 1st 2022. The schedule can be found here.

A next selfstudy course RPO MC is expected in autumn 2021.

COURSES FULLY BOOKED? We kindly invite you to pre-register. As soon as a new courses is organized, you will be informed.

Deadline for registration: see cursuswinkel
To register for this course, go to  cursuswinkel.
The course can be combined with the training for RPO VRS-D.

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