Accreditation of consulting radiation experts

You need accreditation from the EPA to work as a consulting radiation expert. Learn how to get accreditation.

The Radiation Control Act 1990 requires that a person must not carry on any of the activities prescribed as activities of a consulting radiation expert unless they have been accredited by the EPA as a consulting radiation expert (CRE).

The Radiation Control Regulation 2013 prescribes the activities of a consulting radiation expert. A consulting radiation expert can only undertake activities as provided in their conditions of accreditation.

Information on the accreditation of consulting radiation expert can be found on the following pages:

Fees for accreditation

Use  eConnect EPA to apply for or vary an accreditation online.

There is credit card payment fee of 0.4%.

  • The application fee for a new accreditation is  $482. An additional fee of $237 applies to non-standard (complex) applications that are referred to the Radiation Advisory Council
  • The fee for a one year renewal is $361
  • The fee for a simple variation to an accreditation is $121. An additional fee of $240 applies to non-standard (complex) applications that are referred to the Radiation Advisory Council

The applications process usually takes seven working days.

For more information on radiation licensing, contact the EPA's Hazardous Materials, Chemicals and Radiation Section on (02) 9995 5959.

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