Online radiation protection training

Ionactive is excited to bring our acclaimed radiation protection training online, giving you access to course content wherever you are, whenever you need it. Our courses range from online Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) training, industry-specific awareness refreshers and CBRN (Radiological and Nuclear) and international Radiation Protection Officer (RPO) training. Looking for a bespoke course for your team? We are able to create tailored corporate training content for your delegates.

Immersive and interactive online content

Ionactive's online radiation safety training courses are designed and written by Mark Ramsay, a highly-experienced Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) and certified radiation safety trainer. Mark has considerable knowledge across a variety of sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Online courses are rich in multimedia providing engaging content, whilst incorporating the latest regulatory requirements. You'll learn through a mix of text, diagrams, audio commentary, images, short videos, and animation content plus interactive mini-quizzes.

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Course content examples

Mark Ramsay very excited about an X Ray Machine Video frame capture
Mark Ramsay very excited about an X-Ray Machine (video frame capture)
Mark Ramsay using a cup of coffee to explain the interanl radiation hazard
Mark Ramsay - using a cup of coffee to explain the internal radiation hazard (video frame capture)
RPS Course Module 1 Section 1 Dont panic
Mark Ramsay - neither the maths or physics is a big deal. So don't panic ! (training application image)
RPS Course Module 1 Section 6 half life
Visualising half-life as applied to radioactive decay – get counting (training application image)
RPS Course Module 1 Section 2 X ray example
A nice gentle introduction to the x-ray tube (training application image)
RPS Course Module 2 ALARP Coal 4
Development of ALARP from early UK health and safety cases (training application image)
Mark Ramsay finding things radioactive around the house Video frame capture
Mark Ramsay finding things radioactive around the house (video frame capture)
RPS Course Module 8 Section 2 Local Rules need to be local
The size and scope of local rules should be proportional to the radiation risks and mitigation measures
Mark Ramsay takes you on a flight around the UK and talks cosmic radiation
Mark Ramsay takes you on a flight around the UK and talks cosmic radiation (video frame capture)
RPS Course Module 1 Section 4 x ray equ dose
Introduction to radiation dose units. Knowing what you don't need to know (training application image)
Mark Ramsay explaining why a banana a day keeps the K 40 at bay
A banana a day keeps the K-40 at bay - all RPS courses need a banana (video frame capture)
Mark Ramsay explaining the concept of trashing out and getting your fingers burnt 1980s style
Mark Ramsay explaining the concept of "trashing out" and "getting your fingers burnt" - 1980s style (video frame capture)
Mark Ramsay why are you exposed to radioactive Po 210 when smoking
Why you are exposed to radioactive Po-210 when you smoke! (video frame capture)
Mark Ramsay Practical Radiation Protection module 4 Time intro
Mark Ramsay explaining the concept of protection by minimising exposure time - uses and limitation (video frame capture)
Mark Ramsay explaining internal dosimetry beer and tritium
Mark Ramsay explaining the concept of internal dosimetry - the "P Pot" (video frame capture)
RPS Course Module 1 Section 9 Medical linac exaample
A quick tour through some x-ray generators – radiotherapy (training application image)
RPS Course Module 10 Section 1 Non radiation accidents
Contingency plans - when they are needed, and when they are not (training application image)

The slides are just a tiny selection of what you will find on our courses. Mark Ramsay has delivered face to face training over many years and the videos and other resource are designed to bring that live experience online.

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Why learn online with Ionactive?

  • Learn at a time to suit you, with access to your course 24/7
  • Engaging and visual online course material
  • Regular checks on progress via interactive quizzes and puzzles
  • End of course exam with multiple-choice and written questions
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Direct messaging platform with course tutor Mark Ramsay to answer any queries and offer support
  • On-going access to quality learning resource after course is complete (3 years) - updated monthly (course content is live)
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How to enrol on a course

Course enrolment is quick, simple and done entirely online

  • Choose a course that you'd like to enrol on
  • Add the course to your basket
  • If you don't have an account already, you'll be prompted to register at checkout
  • Purchase your course with our secure payment gateway
  • You'll receive an email confirming your course purchase and link to your course
  • Start learning online straight away!
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The best learning experience

Our online training platform has been custom-built using the latest digital technologies to ensure we give you the best learning experience possible. It works best on modern devices and up-to-date browsers. You can even learn on your mobile, we just recommend you keep it in portrait mode. Courses are being constantly updated - after completing course delegates are welcome to access latest content since training material remains current at all times (within 3 year subscription).

Bespoke courses

Looking for content tailored to your delegates? We also create bespoke corporate training courses, which gives the Manager access to an online admin area where they can see the progress of all delegates.

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Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

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