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Instructor-Led Training Courses

Training courses are offered at PTP's facilities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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ORAU's Professional Training Programs (PTP) conducts a variety of instructor-led health physics and radiation safety training courses, including our noteworthy, five-week Applied Health Physics course and multiple one-week offerings.

If you wish to discuss developing a customized radiation safety or health physics training course for delivery at your site, contact Tonya Bernhardt at (865) 241-6620 or

Note: PTP has upgraded our instructional materials to an electronic format. Attendees should bring a laptop or tablet that is wifi enabled in order to download the instructional materials on the first day of the course. Printed materials will still be available for an additional fee ($50). The print option can be selected during registration.

Instructor-Led Training Courses*

Training Dates


Applied Health Physics July 31 – September 1, 2023 $9,995
Radiation Safety Officer Training September 11-15, 2023 $1,995
Medical Radiation Safety Officer Training September 11-15, 2023 $1,995
Site Characterization in Support of Decommissioning October 16-20, 2023 $1,995
MARSSIM October 23-27, 2023
MARSAME October 30 – November 2, 2023
Gamma Spectroscopy December 4-8, 2023 $1,995
MARSSIM February 5-9, 2024 $1,995
MARSAME February 12-15, 2024 $1,595
AHP Blended Series - Course 4: Lab Exercises I March 4-8, 2024 $1,999
AHP Blended Series - Course 5: Lab Exercises II March 11-15, 2024 $1,999
Air Sampling for Radioactive Materials April 8-12, 2024 $1,995
Air Sampling for Radioactive Materials - Laboratory Exercises April 10-11, 2024 $798
Environmental Monitoring April 15-19, 2024 $1,995
Environmental Monitoring - Laboratory Exercise April 17-18, 2024 $798
Gamma Spectroscopy June 3 – 7, 2024 $1,995
Gamma Spectroscopy November 4–8, 2024 $1,995

*NOTE: The decision deadline for running a course is 30 days prior to the course start date. If there are not enough registrants at that time, the course will be canceled, so please REGISTER EARLY. If you are unable to register prior to the deadline, please contact the PTP Registrar for assistance.

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Meet the staff

Meet the ORAU Professional Training Programs staff who provide professional radiation safety training for health physicists and technicians from government and private industry.

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Gamma Spectroscopy Course instructor and students in classroom

Contact us

For more information about ORAU's Professional Training Programs, contact:

ORAU Professional Training Programs 
P.O. Box 117, MS-11
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Phone: (865) 576-3576
Fax: (865) 241-9152

ORAU Professional Training Programs flyer

View the PTP course flyer (.PDF, 1.28 MB)