Radiation user licence - list of current radiation safety courses and course providers

Click on the relevant licence type link below to find a list of current course providers and radiation safety courses available for that licence type. Applicants who need specific advice on radiation safety courses for the purposes of gaining a radiation licence should contact the Hazardous Materials, Chemicals and Radiation Section of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) on (02) 9995 5959 or 131 555.

    IA6 Use radiation apparatus for industrial radiography

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Advanced Technology Testing and Research (ATTAR) IA6 Radiation safety, industrial –NDT sector gamma & x-ray – national module EA612 (same as TAFE) VIC Paul Grosser 03 9574 6144
    Bureau Veritas AIRS Pty Ltd (formerly known as CCI Pope and prior to CCI Pope, CW Pope) IA6 Industrial radiography safety course NSW Steve Biddle 02 4908 2535
    Radiation Safety Services IA6 Industrial radiography WA Course coordinator 08 9475 0099
    Safe Radiation Pty Ltd IA6 Radiation safety in industrial radiography QLD Riaz Akber 0433 994 396
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd IA6 Radiation safety industrial radiography SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018
    TAFE Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Centre IA6 Work safely with ionizing radiation MEM13013B (formally module 1144A or module EA612 radiography and radiation safety) NSW John Mullard 02 4923 7412

    IA8 Use radiation apparatus for scientific or research purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian National University IA8 Ionising radiation safety ACT Course coordinator ohstraining@anu.edu.au
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) IA8 Industrial radiation safety officer course NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) IA8 Safe use of x-ray devices NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) IA8 Safe use of industrial radiation gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Bartolo Safety Managemetn Services IA8 Safe use of XRD equipment in the laboratory NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676
    Radsmart IA8 Industrial radiation safety officer NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Radsmart IA8 Safe use of x-ray equipment in the laboratory environment NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Royal North Shore Hospital IA8 Radiation protection course in fluoroscopy for medical specialists NSW Stame George 02 9926 7771
    Virtual Accident Pty Ltd IA8 X-rays for licence conditions IA5/IA8 (formerly Ionising radiation research (IA5 and IA8)) VIC Michelle Wakelam 03 8555 2486

    IA9 Use radiation apparatus for educational purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Bartolo Safety Management Services IA9 Safe use of XRD equipment in the laboratory NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676

    IA10 Use radiation apparatus for installing and/or servicing radiation apparatus

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) IA10 Safe use of fixed radiation gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Radiation Services Pty Ltd IA10 General radiation awareness and cabinet x-ray VIC Dr Joseph Young 03 9877 4898
    R & X Nuclear Services IA10 Industrial radiation safety course NSW Frank Galea 02 4632 7727
    RadTest Australia (formerly provided by Radsmart) IA10 Radiation safety in the installation and servicing of x-ray equipment NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340

    IA12 Use radiation apparatus for quality assurance purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Radsmart IA12 Safe use of X-ray equipment in the laboratory environment NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340

    IA14M Use radiation apparatus for medical diagnostic breast imaging

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Charles Sturt University IA14M Graduate diploma in mammography NSW Kelly Spuur 02 6933 2912

    IA14R Use radiation apparatus for diagnostic radiography (restricted)

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health IA14R NSW limited licence radiography course NSW Tony Smith 02 6761 9510

    IA16 Use computed tomography for the purpose of nuclear medicine technology

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Charles Sturt University IA16 CT for nuclear medicine (NMT415) NSW Geoff Currie 02 6933 2000
    02 6933 2822
    NSW Area Health Services IA16 NSW Hospital and University Radiation Safety Officers Group computed tomography safety course for nuclear medicine technologists NSW Nick Hille 02 4921 3419
    University of Newcastle IA16 Bachelor of medical radiation science NSW Associate Professor Helen Warren-Forward 02 4921 7142
    University of Sydney IA16 Computed tomography for nuclear medicine technologists (18587x) NSW Edwina Adams 02 9531 9619

    IA16D Use computed tomography for diagnostic and nuclear medicine technology

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Charles Sturt University IA16D Bachelor of medical radiation science (nuclear medicine) - Note: 4 year degree that includes 3 week clinical training period in diagnostic CT imaging NSW Geoff Currie 02 6933 2000
    02 6933 2822
    Rural Alliance in Nuclear Medicine Scintigraphy (RAINS) IA16D Diagnostic CT certification NSW Geoff Currie

    02 6933 2822

    Victorian Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologists IA16D Diagnostic CT for molecular imaging course NSW Russell Booth 03 9288 3020

    IA19 Use portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) radiation apparatus for analysis

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Bartolo Safety Management Services IA19 Safe use of portable X-ray equipment for scientific and analytical purposes NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676
    Laboratory Analysers Australia IA19 XRF analyzer operator training (3 hours) & XRF safety training (45 mintues) WA Simon Bailey 08 9249 9996
    Olympus Australia Pty Ltd IA19 Field portable analytical radiation apparatus - radiation safety training course NSW Andrew Taylor 02 9577 9500
    Portable Analytical Solutions Pty Ltd IA19 Portable and hand-held XRF radiation safety and operator training course NSW Paul Martin 02 4381 2844
    Portable XRF Service Pty Ltd IA19 Radiation theory and training in the use of portable XRFs WA Melissa Narbey 08 9321 2830
    Radsmart IA19 Radiation safety with portable x-ray tube XRF devices NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd IA19 Radiation safety handheld XRF devices SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018
    Sietronics Pty Ltd IA19 Radiation and safety with handheld XRF NSW Don Ouellette 0430 545 725

    IA20 Use radiation apparatus for general dental radiography

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Integrated Care Management Training Pty Ltd IA20 Certificate IV dental assistants/nurses (HTL43012) NSW General enquiries 1300 306 595

    IA22 Use radiation apparatus for medical fluoroscopy (specialist other than radiologists)

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Hunter New England Area Health Service IA22 Fluoroscopy radiation safety training course NSW Nick Hille 02 4921 3419
    RADSMART IA22 X-ray image intensifier course NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd IA22 Radiation safety - fluoroscopic x-ray units used for imaging NSW Kent Gregory 0410 388 018
    St Erme Pty Ltd IA22 Fluoroscopy radiation safety training NSW Paul Cardew 0401 555 505
    The Canberra Hospital IA22 Radiation safety course for medical practitioners involved in fluorosocpy ACT Donald McLean 02 6174 5300
    Westmead Hospital IA22 Fluoroscopy radiation safety training course NSW Lee Collins 02 9845 6533
    02 9845 7858

    IA27 Use radiation apparatus for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) (Tier 1) / IA27S Use radiation apparatus for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) (Tier 2)

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian and New Zealand Bone Mineral Society IA27 & IA27S Densitometry training course technologists syllabus: Certificate of completion in clinical bone densitometry NSW Dr Nick Pocock and Roger Price 02 9256 5405
    Brian Richardson IA27 & IA27S Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) radiation safety course and DEXA manufacturers training certificate to be provided by the DEXA manufacturer NSW Brain Richardson 02 4454 3050
    0409 639 769
    Inmed (formerly Inderlec Australia Pty Ltd) IA27 & IA27S Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) radiation safety course and DEXA manufacturers training certificate   Geoff Gibson 1300 364 336
    International Society of Clinical Densitometry and University of Western Australia IA27 & IA27S Bone densitometry course and certification examination: technologist track NSW Dr Ekaterina Zivanovic 02 9382 6013

    International Society of Clinical Densitometry and University of Western Australia)

    IA27 & IA27S Osteoporosis Essentials (formerly Bone densitometry course and certification examination: clinical track) NSW Dr Ekaterina Zivanovic 02 9382 6013
    Medical and Scientific Services Pty Ltd IA27 & IA27S Radiation protection for operators of bone densitometry units WA Jonathon Thwaites 08 9384 6098
    0419 924 355
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital IA27 & IA27S Clinical bone densitometry WA Roger Price 08 9346 2866
    Radsmart IA27 X-ray safety for operators of dual energy x-ray absorptiometry equipment Note: Applicants seeking this licence must also supply Hologic (manufacturer) certificate. NSW Gordon McKenzie 02 9520 6340
    St Vincent’s Hospital IA27 & IA27S Certificate of completion in clinical bone densitometry NSW Dr Pocock (Nuclear Medicine Department) 02 8382 2216

    IA35 Use radiation apparatus containing radioactive substances for bore hole logging

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Groundsearch Australia Pty. Limited (course formerly provided by Radsmart)

    IA35

    Radiation safety in borehole logging operations NSW Guy Fiddes 02 4932 3582
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd IA35 Radiation safety borehole logging SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018

    S5 Use radioactive substances for analytical purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian National University S5 Ionising radiation safety ACT Course coordinator ohstraining@anu.edu.au
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S5 Radiation safety for laboratory workers NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S5 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Bartolo Safety Management Services S5 The safe use of unsealed sources in the laboratory NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676
    R & X Nuclear Services S5 Industrial radiation safety course NSW Frank Galea 02 4632 7727
    Radsmart S5 Radiation safety for laboratory staff NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Radsmart S5 Industrial radiation safety officer NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    University of New England S5 Safe handling of radioactive isotopes NSW Jim McFarlane 02 6773 3201
    Virtual Accident

    S5

     

    Unsealed sources - Ionising radiation (formerly Radiation and research)

    Sealed sources - Ionising radiation

    VIC

    Michelle Wakelam

    03 8555 2486

    S6 Use radioactive substances for industrial radiography

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Advanced Technology Testing and Research (ATTAR) S6 Radiation safety, industrial –NDT sector gamma & x-ray (national module EA612 (same as TAFE) VIC Paul Grosser 03 9574 6144
    Bureau Veritas AIRS Pty Ltd (formerly known as CCI Pope and prior to CCI Pope, CW Pope) S6 Industrial radiography safety course NSW Steve Biddle 02 4908 2535
    Radiation Safety Services S6 Industrial radiography WA Course coordinator 08 9475 0099
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd S6 Radiation safety industrial radiography SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018
    Safe Radiation Pty Ltd S6 Radiation safety in industrial radiography QLD Riaz Akber 0433 994 396
    TAFE Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Centre S6 Work safely with ionizing radiation MEM13013B (formally module 1144A or module EA612 radiography and radiation safety) NSW John Mullard 02 4923 7412

    S7 Use radioactive substances for industrial gauging

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S7 Safe use of industrial radiation gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S7 Industrial radiation safety officer course NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Radiation Safety Services S7 Static gauges WA Course coordinator 08 9475 0099
    Radsmart S7 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Radsmart S7 Industrial radiation safety officer NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Radsmart S7 Industrial radiation gauge safety NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340

    S8 Use radioactive substances for scientific or research purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian National University S8 Ionising radiation safety ACT Course coordinator
    ohstraining@anu.edu.au
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S8 Radiation safety for laboratory workers NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S8 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Radiation Services Pty Ltd S8 Radiation safety course on handling unsealed radioactive material VIC Dr Joseph Young 03 9877 4898
    Bartolo Safety Management Services S8 The safe use of unsealed sources in the laboratory NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676
    National On Site Training S8 Radiation safety for laboratory workers QLD Anthony Barber 07 3391 1718
    Radsmart S8 Radiation safety for laboratory staff NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    University of New England S8 Safe handling of radioactive isotopes NSW Jim McFarlane 02 6773 3201
    University of NSW Risk Management Unit S8 Radiation protection training course NSW Robert Armstrong 02 9385 2912
    University of Sydney S8 Radiation safety for laboratory workers NSW Felix Werner 02 8627 5674
    Virtual Accident

    S8

    Unsealed sources - Ionising radiation (formerly Radiation and research)

    Sealed sources - Ionising radiation

    VIC

    Michelle Wakelam

    03 8555 2486

    Western Sydney Local Health District S8 I-125 seed handling for breast pathology NSW David Skerrett 02 9845 5555

    S9 Use radioactive substances for educational purposes 

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Bartolo Safety Management Services S9 The safe use of unsealed sources in the laboratory NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676

    S10 Use radioactive substances for installing &/or servicing of devices containing a radioactive substance

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S10 Safe use of industrial radiation gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S10 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Radiation Services Pty Ltd S10 General radiation awareness and radiation devices VIC Dr Joseph Young 03 9877 4898
    R & X Nuclear Services S10 Industrial radiation safety course NSW Frank Galea 02 4632 7727
    Radsmart S10 Radiation safety in the installation and maintenance of brachytherapy units(service technicians) NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    Radsmart S10 Industrial radiation safety officer NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd S10 Radiation safety (fixed gauges) training course SA Ken Gregory 0410 388 018

    S12 Use radioactive substances for quality assurance purposes

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian National University S12 Ionising radiation safety ACT Course coordinator ohstraining@anu.edu.au
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S12 Radiation safety for laboratory workers NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Australian Radiation Services Pty Ltd S12 Radiation safety course on handling unsealed radioactive material VIC Dr Joseph Young 03 9877 4898
    Bartolo Safety Management Services S12 Radiation safety for laboratory workers (unsealed sources) NSW Bill Bartolo 02 9528 7676
    National On Site Training S12 Radiation safety for laboratory workers QLD Anthony Barber 07 3391 1718
    Radsmart S12 Industrial radiation safety officer NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340
    University of New England S12 Safe handling of radioactive isotopes NSW Jim McFarlane 02 6773 3201
    University of NSW Risk Management Unit S12 Radiation protection training course NSW Robert Armstrong 02 9385 2912

    S19 Use radioactive substances in a portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Portable Analytical Solutions Pty Ltd S19 Portable and hand-held XRF radiation safety and operator training course NSW Paul Martin 02 4381 2844
    Radsmart (Gordon Mackenzie) S19 Safe use of portable XRF devices NSW Gordon Mackenzie 02 9520 6340

    S23S Use radioactive for veterinary therapy nuclear medicine procedures (Veterinary nurses handling I-131 waste)

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    The Universtiy of Sydney S23S Radiation safety awareness on the use of I-131 in veterinary therapy NSW Felix Werner 02 8627 5674

    S30 Use radioactive substances for moisture/density determination

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S30 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Coffey Geosciences Pty Ltd/Coffey International S30 Radiation Safety for Nuclear Soil/moisture density gauges NSW Marshall Webster 0403 242458
    Department of Transport and Main Roads QLD Transport Technology Division S30 Safe use and transport of Soil density and moisture gauges QLD Brian Lowe 07 3115 3045
    McKavanagh Engineering Services S30 Industrial radiation safety for soil moisture and density gauges QLD Byron McKavanagh 07 3201 2689
    ORP Consultancy Pty Ltd S30 Safe use of portable density/moisture gauges containing radioactive sources (formerly titled Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges run by Radsmart) NSW Robert Hoogervorst 07 3040 2402
    Radiation Safety Services S30 Portable gauging devices WA Course coordinator 08 9475 0099
    RadSafety Solutions S30 Safe use of portable moisture density gauge NSW Linda McCarthy 0409 848 535
    RadTest Australia S30 Radiation safety with portable moisture and density gauges using radioactive sources Vic Course coordinator 0417 595 282
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd S30 Radiation safety portable moisture/density gauges SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018
    University of New England S30 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Jim McFarlane 02 6773 3201
    Victorian Health Dept. Radiation Safety Unit S30 Radiation protection in the use of nuclear density moisture gauges VIC Radiation officer 03 9637 4167

    S32 Use radioactive substances for ophthalmology - Ophthalmologists

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Note: Both these courses need to be completed to gain this licence type.

    Radsmart (Gordon Mackenzie) AND

    Surgical Images Pty Ltd (manufacturer)

    S32

    Radiation Safety for intraocular brachytherapy for ophthalmologists using Strontium 90 AND

    Manufacturer's certificate of completion: Intraocular brachytherapy applications course

     

    NSW

    Gordon Mackenzie

    Thomas Brown

    02 9520 6340

    02 9527 2152

    S35 Use radioactive substances for borehole logging

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S35 Safe use of nuclear type soil moisture and density gauges NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
    Groundsearch Australia Pty Limited (course previously provided by Radsmart) S35 Radiation safety in borehole logging operations NSW Guy Fiddes 02 4932 3582
    Radiation Safety Services S35 Borehole logging WA Course coordinator 08 9475 0099
    SA Radiation Pty Ltd S35 Radiation Safety Borehole Logging SA Kent Gregory 0410 388 018

    S41 Use radioactive substances for in-vitro medical diagnosis

    Course provider and licence code Licence code Course title State Contact name Contact number
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) S41 Radiation safety for laboratory workers NSW Course coordinator 02 9717 9434
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