Radiation Protection Services

PHE offers professional-level training for individuals and companies of all sizes delivered throughout the year at our training centres across the UK. The courses provide an essential knowledge base for those wishing to become competent as radiological protection professionals and for those professionals wishing to develop skills in specified areas of radiological protection.


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As a leading provider of radiological protection training, Public Health England offers a portfolio of professional-level courses has been designed for graduates and others wishing to embark on a career in radiation protection or those already in the field wishing to further their professional development. The training offered includes the Radiological Protection Training Scheme and a range of other courses on key scientific, technical and regulatory aspects.


Our courses are delivered throughout the year. The courses assist you to maintain your skills and develop new ones in specific areas of radiological protection.

  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we train thousands of people every year in many aspects of radiation safety.
  • RPTS frameworkThe framework assists in maintaining and developing skills by providing an essential knowledge base for radiological protection professionals.
  • Delivered by specialistsWith a wealth of practical radiation protection experience, presentations, group exercises and practical work are used in a mix that reflects the audience and training needs.

  • Core of Knowledge ModuleA series of short courses providing the initial training for those wishing to become certificated as Radiation Protection Advisers.
  • Professional Development ModuleConsists of courses intended to assist in the continuing professional development of experienced and qualified radiation protection professionals.
  • Specialist ModuleAimed at particular specialist topics such as radiation emergencies, instrumentation selection and use, waste management and radon.

  • Delivered across the countryOur main training centres are conveniently located across the UK and in addition we provide customised onsite training.
  • CustomersOur client base is diverse and includes industrial users of radiation through to agencies involved in emergency response from both the UK and abroad.
  • Book directly onlineOur easy to use website shows all our courses with full details, locations and prices making booking simple.