Isotope Retrieval

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Isotope Retrieval


Training course: 2 days
Examination: 1 day


Theory and practical training course and examination



Why attend this course?

Under current legislation (IRR 1999) it is a requirement that all companies handling or using radioactive materials have in place a contingency plan to cover the retrieval, and ensuring the safety of, any source in the highly unlikely event of the source becoming detached or displaced from its shielded container. Designed to help with all aspects of emergency response while observing the principles of As Low As is Reasonably Practical (ALARP).

Course content

  • Retrieval theory
  • Step-by-step approach
  • Practical workshop

Special note: It is recommended that personnel working with radioactive sources attend this course. An attendance certificate is provided for candidates who have successfully completed this course.

(excl. VAT)

Training course: £670
Examination (optional employer-based): £365
Total: £1,035
Courses provided on request 

Course and examination enquiries

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or

Meet the trainer

Alec Smith - Trainer and Examiner

Alec Smith 

With over 40 years experience in NDT, Alec is a well known and respected leader in radiography and weld inspection having worked as a Level 3 for organisations such as Applus RTD Ltd and NASA.


PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiation Protection Supervisor, Weld Inspection
PCN Level 3: Radiography, Computed Radiography, Weld Inspection
ASNT Level 3: Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing

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"The course was taught to teach rather than just pass the exam. The trainer had a wealth of experience to share"

Martin attended Radiographic Testing in Sheffield, February 2017

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