Statement of Attainment

These units meet industry requirements for those working to safely monitor radiation and the exposure of people and environments during radiation-related work activities, under the authorisation of a responsible person and with the advice of a radiation safety professional (such as a radiation safety officer) and in accordance with radiation protection safety standards, codes and guidelines.


This skill set is for authorised personnel who perform a radiation monitoring role and who are trained to participate as a member of a workplace emergency initial response team, and who work:

at a mine or plant that processes radioactive ore and/or minerals

with instruments that emit ionising radiation at geotechnical, construction, mining and manufacturing sites or analytical/research facilities

in a laboratory or licensed facility that handles radioactive materials

in a nuclear facility


The Radiation Technician Safety Skill Set consists of:


Perform basic radiation measurements


Handle and transport radioactive material


Work safely with radiation-sealed source equipment


Monitor radiation

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Participate as a member of a workplace emergency initial response team


PSPRAD401 and PUAWER009B provide credit towards PSP80212 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Radiation Safety. The remaining units may be used towards other Public Sector qualifications