CEDO Course

This course is based on the vocational training requirements listed in CSA PCP-09 and provides the student with 40-hours of instruction in radiation safety, regulatory requirements, and theory and practice of gamma radiography.  The course is designed to prepare students for work as an industrial radiographer and successfully pass the CEDO examination administered by the Natural Resources Canada.

After successful completion of the course a certificate will be provided that can be submitted to the CNSC as part of an application for CEDO certification. Students will also have access to an online practice exam to help them prepare for the government exam.

Please bring a calculator with scientific functions to the class, along with a piece of identification with your full legal name.

Course Outline

The course includes 40 hours of training in the practice and theory for industrial radiography

  • Introduction to NDT and Industrial Radiography
  • Fundamentals of Radiation and Radioactivity
  • Math Fundamentals
  • Detection, Measurement, and Units
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Radiation Protection
  • Operational Requirements (hands-on training)
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Hands on Practical Exam

About the Instructor

The instructor for this course at IR is David Paynter, BSc, CRSP.   Dave has over ten years of experience with radiation safety and regulations, and is a holder of Canadian Registered Safety Professional certification.  Before moving into the private sector in 2013, Dave worked for several years as a CNSC inspector and a Class 7 TDG inspector. He has first-hand experience in a safety role having worked as the RSO for one of the largest industrial radiography licences in Canada from 2013 to 2019.  We are very pleased to be able to bring Dave and the expertise he has to share, to IR.


Registration for CEDO Course