Radiation Protection Unit

Course list

Information on courses provided by the Radiation Protection Unit.

Basic Course in Radiation Protection in Research and Teaching

Provided for those who are intending to use unsupervised (or might be exposed to), radiation or radioactive material in research and teaching.

Basic Course in Radiation Protection in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy

This course is aimed at those at the University who will be working with radiation in a veterinary application.

Basic Radiation Protection Course for Analytical X-ray Equipment Users

This course is aimed at those at the University who will be working with Analytical X-ray Equipment

Laser Safety Awareness

This Online Laser Safety Awareness course is intended for ALL users of the University of Edinburgh who wish to work with potentially hazardous lasers

Additional Radiation Safety Courses

Formal courses on the risks arising from non-ionising radiation are run by the University Radiation Protection Unit.

RPS Training

This page contains training information for RPS's.

Transport of Radioactive Sources

Provided for those who will be transporting radioactive material by road across the University.

RETAIN Training

This training course is for those using the RETAIN system to record usage and disposals of unsealed radioactive materials at the University.