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Upcoming Courses

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We’ve been super busy adding to our lineup of courses at IR.  Classes include both live, online instruction, as well as in-person courses.  Now, with our online registration and payment system, signing up is easier than ever.  A few of these courses are going to be very popular, so don’t miss out.

Here’s what we have coming up.   

  This one-day, online radiation safety officer (RSO) refresher training with instruction by David Paynter, is designed for RSOs working in gamma industrial radiography who are looking to refresh their skills and knowledge. Stay up to date on recent changes to CNSC regulations, expectations, and what to expect from the CNSC in the next few years. Participants will receive a certificate of completion which can be used to satisfy RSO refresher training requirements. Course outline, instructor biography and online registration can be found at the link below.
Course Date: Monday, November 15, 2021 <– registration cut-off on Tuesday
Location: Virtual, live instruction

Cost: $495
More Information and Online Registration
      With in-person instruction by QSA Global, a worldwide authority on working with x-ray, gamma radiation sources and NDT products, this course covers design, approvals, QA requirements, daily inspections, formal inspections and maintenance of isotope radiography systems. You will be trained to maintain and inspect gamma ray projectors and accessories that are essential per 10 CFR 34 and 10 CFR 71 QA requirements.  Hours: 16
Course Date: January 10 & 11, 2022 (COVID restrictions permitting)
Location: Burlington, ON
Course Date: June 20 & 21, 2022 (COVID restrictions permitting)
Location: Edmonton, AB
Cost: $1,700
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      Also instructed in-person by QSA Global, whose educational staff are top-line professionals with extensive experience in the NDT field, this course will provide instruction on how to conduct or supervise the safe recovery of isotope radiography sources involved in accident or malfunction situations. The course covers cause and prevention, planning and assessment, exposure determination, shielding and operational guidelines. This includes a half day lab session and a session for reporting and root cause determination.  Hours: 24
Course Date: January 12, 13, 14, 2022 (COVID restrictions permitting)
Location: Burlington, ON
Course Date: June 22, 23, 24, 2022 (COVID restrictions permitting)
Location: Edmonton, AB
Cost: $4,258
More Information & Online Registration
      The CEDO exam preparation course with instruction by David Paynter, prepares students for the Certified Exposure Device Operator (CEDO) exam that is administered by Natural Resources Canada.  The course will consist of live training that is either in-person or virtual.  Please see below to confirm the format for the upcoming session.
Course Date: Monday, February 2, 2022
Location/Format: Virtual, live instruction
Cost: Group Training – $350 or One-on-One Training – $1,200
      This one-day CEDO refresher course with instruction by David Paynter, is intended for exposure device operators looking to refresh their knowledge and meet their requirements for continuing education. 
Course Date: Monday, March 14, 2022
Location/Format: Virtual, live instruction
Cost: $300 (discounted to $150 for the initial year)