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Radiography Level 2

PREREQUISITE: Registrants must satisfy all prerequisites that pertain to this training course.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES: This course provides the advanced knowledge required of the Level 2 industrial radiographer, including technique development, film interpretation, general codes, standards & specifications, and federal and provincial regulations pertaining to x- and gamma-radiography.

APPLICABLE STANDARDS: This course meets the training syllabus requirements of CAN/CGSB-48.9712, ISO 9712 and SNT-TC-1A.

DEFINITION OF LEVEL 2 PERSONNEL (AS PER CGSB): Level 2 personnel are defined as personnel qualified in radiation safety who will perform and/or direct industrial radiography according to established or recognized procedures and shall be responsible for the radiographic method or technique to be used and for the assessment of radiographs.

  1. General Radiography
    • History and fundamentals
    • Fundamentals of radiation physics
    • X-ray production and characteristics
    • High energy x-ray sources
    • Mathematical factors governing x-ray exposures
    • Radioactivity
    • Radiographic image quality
    • Radiation interaction with matter

  2. Radiographic Film and Processing
    • Film construction
    • Choosing a film type: factors to consider
    • Film processing: chemicals; steps; precautions
    • Handling and storage of unexposed film
    • Quality control for processing
    • Darkroom safelight tests
    • Intensifying screens: leads screens; fluorescent intensifying screens
  1. Radiographic Techniques
    • X- and gamma-ray exposure charts
    • Film characteristic curves
    • Specimen techniques

  2. Practical Radiography
    • Preparation of x- and gamma-ray exposure charts
    • Developing techniques and producing radiographs of welds in aluminum and carbon steel plate and pipe
    • Manual processing
    • Preparation of procedures
    • Reference radiographs
    • Field radiographs

NOTES: Participants are requested to have a calculator capable of scientific notation.
Safety shoes are mandatory for all laboratory work.
Government regulation requirements for Radiography Level 2: If you are currently a Nuclear Energy Worker, you must submit a copy of your current energy worker consent form along with your Social Insurance Number. This information should be faxed to us at 905-574-6080 or emailed to (in PDF format) at the time of registration. Course results will be held until this information has been provided. Thank you in advance for complying with this new government regulation.

Upcoming Course Dates Guaranteed to Run
Radiography Level 2 Day Courses in Hamilton, ON :
February 5 - 16, 2018
Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Ten Days (80 Hours)0 out of 12 seats takenPrice: $2250.00
June 4 - 15, 2018
Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Ten Days (80 Hours)0 out of 12 seats takenPrice: $2250.00
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