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Course Overview

This course is aimed at personnel who are supervising the use of Cabinet X-ray Equipment, typically used for the inspection of baggage or cargo, on behalf of their organisation.

It does not permit the repair or maintenance of equipment or, allow personnel to perform alignment procedures where safety interlocks are to be defeated.

This course provides course participants with the skill and knowledge requirements for the radiation management of Cabinet X-ray Equipment including aspects such as: auditing and compliance; radiation monitoring; legislative compliance; and incident response.

About this course

It is a requirement under the Radiation Safety Act 1975 that the use of Cabinet X-ray Equipment is performed under the supervision of a competent and licensed person.

This course is aligned with the NHMRC (ARPANSA) Statement on Cabinet X-ray Equipment for Examination of Letters, Packages, Baggage, Freight and Other Articles for Security, Quality Control and Other Purposes.

Course Structure

  • An Introduction to Radiation
  • Radiation in Perspective
  • Radiation Dose, Measurement & Protection Principles
  • Cabinet X-ray Equipment
  • Safety Aspects of Equipment
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Procedures:¬†Radiation Management Systems; Security; Emergency Response
  • Assessment


There are multiple practical exercises and activities throughout the course and theoretical understanding is assessed.


A Statement of Attainment is issued upon successful completion of this course.

Course Details

  • Location: West Leederville, WA
  • Duration:¬† 1/2 Day
  • Times: 08:00 to 12:30 (approx.)
  • Cost*: $550 pp (min 3 people)

*ex. GST and merchant fees additional

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