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Health Physics Monitor Apprenticeship – Intermediate Apprenticeship at GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd

Course description

The principle function of the Health Physics Monitor is to provide a radiological safety and monitoring service to customers in order to meet business needs to defined standards. The Role is to monitor radiation dose rates, personnel, surface and airborne contamination, recording the levels detected and responding accordingly. Health Physics Monitors may also be part of the emergency response arrangements.

Course content

  • Undertake clearance monitoring
  • Function test radiation protection instrumentation
  • Record radiation protection monitoring and survey results
  • Working at heights via the use of ladders and scaffolding
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment such as respirators and breathing apparatus.
  • Obtaining information (readings), analysing the information and determining actions.
  • Understand the relevant health and safety legislation with reference to the tasks, the plant and the actions required to control hazards.
  • To understand and have relevant background knowledge in science, the principles involved in the operation, maintenance of the processes and equipment used.

Entry requirements

Minimum age is 18 years, to comply with Classified Workers requirements. Preferred results: a minimum of 4 GCSE grades A-C (including English, Maths and Science). Successfully pass the Gen2 aptitude testing. Satisfactory reference.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 25 June 2015
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