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NDTE 2180 - Exposure Device Operator Training

Nondestructive Testing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course is in accordance with the training requirements of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) G-229 "CERTIFICATION OF EXPOSURE DEVICE OPERATORS". Material covered in this course will include: principles of gamma radiography, all applicable aspects of radiation protection and radiation safety principles, the principles of operation of industrial radiography exposure devices and their normal operating and emergency procedures. Also covered are the relevant sections of the NSC Act and applicable regulations made pursuant to the NSC Act (paragraph 3.2 in the G-229 Guide). Course requires that students can use a calculator, manipulate formulae, and use exponential functions.


NDTE 1155, NRCan M&P Prerequisite Exam, NDT Math Skills Assessment



This course was retired after the Fall 2018 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • Have completed the training portion of certification in EDO to be applied to CNSC along with other applicable certification requirements.

Effective as of Winter 2009

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