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On 10 April 2022 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role. The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. Information on Caretaker Conventions: http://www.pmc.gov.au/caretaker

Radiation safety training courses

It is a licence condition that any person who uses a source or facility must have appropriate training in radiation safety. To assist licence holders comply with this condition ARPANSA recognises radiation safety courses approved by the state and territory regulators.

The list of courses that was formerly provided on this site has been replaced with links to each jurisdiction so information will be as current as possible.

State Provider
Queensland Queensland Health
New South Wales Environment Protection Authority
Western Australia Radiological Council
Australian Capital Territory ACT Health
Locked Bag 5005
E-mail: hpsatact.gov.au
Telephone: (02) 6205 1700
Fax: (02) 6205 1705
Victoria Department of Health and Human Services 
GPO Box 4541
Melbourne VIC 3001
E-mail: radiation.safetyatdhhs.vic.gov.au
Telephone: 1300 767 469
Fax: 1300 769 274
Tasmania Dept of Health and Human Services
GPO Box 125B
E-mail: radiation.protectionatdhhs.tas.gov.au
Telephone: (03) 6222 7256
Fax: (03) 6222 7257
South Australia Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 2607
E-mail: radiationprotectionatepa.sa.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 8204 2000
Fax: (08) 8124 4671
Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
GPO Box 40596
Email: envirohealthatnt.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 8922 7152
Fax: (08) 8922 7334

Please contact your state/territory regulator for guidance on available courses.

In addition, there are the following laser safety courses:

Laser Safety Officer Course (5 day) | Level 1
Laser Safety Supervisor Course (1 Day) | Level 2
Operator Laser Safety Course (1/2 Day) | Level 3

Opticum Pty Limited partnered with edVirtus professional education Email: trainingatopticum.com.au
Course information/booking: edVirtus
Contact: 0408 773 631

Additional information on radiation safety training may be available from following websites: