Requirements

  • Education
    The applicant shall have a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, the applicant must submit to the Board evidence of operational abilities as a Radiation Protection Technologists.

  • Age
    The applicant shall be at least 21 years old at the time of application.

  • Experience
    An applicant must have a minimum of five years experience. Training may be substituted for experience if the applicant will submit to the Board information about the program and proof of completion. This information should include curriculum, typical examinations, and passing requirements for radiation related subjects.

    Experience credit allowed for formal education, company training programs and applicable military training is cummulative up to a maximum of two years. Note that an applicant may not claim work experience while in formal classroom study.

  • Examination
    After approval of the application, the prospective registrant must successfully complete a national examination.


    The applicant shall have a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, the applicant must submit to the Board evidence of operational abilities as a Radiation Protection Technologists.The applicant shall be at least 21 years old at the time of application.An applicant must have a minimum of five years experience. Training may be substituted for experience if the applicant will submit to the Board information about the program and proof of completion. This information should include curriculum, typical examinations, and passing requirements for radiation related subjects.Experience credit allowed for formal education, company training programs and applicable military training is cummulative up to a maximum of two years. Note that an applicant may not claim work experience while in formal classroom study.After approval of the application, the prospective registrant must successfully complete a national examination.

Fee Schedule

The following fee structure is effective 7/1/2006.

  

Application fee

$250

Late fee

$50

Retake fee

$125



The following notes apply to the listed fee structure:
  1. $50 of the application fee is non-refundable.
  2. A late fee will apply if forms and/or exam fees are postmarked or submitted online after the deadline listed in the Examination Schedule below.
  3. If an applicant was not successful then they may take any future regularly scheduled examination at the cost of the retake fee.

Examination Schedule

The table below lists the examination dates with the deadline for filing an application. They are subject to change.
 

UNITED STATES EXAM DATES

 

First

Second

App Deadline

US Exam Date

App Deadline

US Exam Date

2016

 December 31, 2015

 February 20, 2016

June 10, 2016

 August 13, 2016

2017

December 30, 2016

February 25, 2017

June 16, 2017

August 12, 2017

2018

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

 

CANADIAN EXAM DATES

 

First

Second

App Deadline

CAN Exam Date

App Deadline

CAN Exam Date

2016

 June 1, 2016

June 24, 2016

September 20, 2016

 October 28, 2016

2017

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

2018

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA