Nuclear Training Courses for the year 2017

Course Title Fee Schedule Participation
Radiation Safety Courses(RSC)
Radiation Safety Course - Sealed Sources in Industrial Devices (RSC-ID) 
Former: SUNED
PhP 5,000 6-10 March
22-26 May
14-18 August
16-20 October

For individuals involved or will be involved in the use of Category 3 and 4 radioactive sources in fixed and portable industrial devices, e.g. level gauges, conveyor gauges, spinning pipe gauges, thickness/fill-level gauges, moisture-density gauges and static eliminators.

Radiation Safety Course  - Commercial Sale Involving Radioactive Materials and Low Activity Sources (RSC-CL) 
Former: RSC-2D
PhP 2,000 10-11 April
11-12 July

For individuals involved or will be involved in the acquisition and possession of RAM and devices containing RAM intended for commercial sale and distribution; and those involved in the use of Category 5 radioactive sources, e.g. Ni-63 in ECD, XRF analyzers, calibration/standard sources used in research and education.

Radiation Safety Refresher Course (RSRC) 
Former: RSORC
PhP 3,000

3-5 April

1-3 August

For individuals involved in the use of radioactive sources in medical/ industrial field who need refresher training in radiation safety.

Technology Diffusion Courses(TDC)
Seminar on Nuclear Science for Teachers (SNST) 
Former: SNSHSST
Waived 17 April - 12 May

For high school teachers teaching general science science, mathematics, physics, biology and chemistry and who are holders of a bachelor’s degree in education, science and engineering.

Course on Nuclear Technology (CNT) 
Former: NTUCF

Waived 17 April - 12 May

For holders of a bachelor’s degree in engineering/physical sciences. Preference will be given to applicants who are teaching engineering subjects, chemistry and/or physics or those engaged in research, and whose participation shall be endorsed by their respective offices.

Course on Medical Use of Radioisotopes (CMR)
Former: RTTC-M
PhP 10,000

9 January - 3 February
Closed for Applications

5-30 June 

4-29 September   

For individuals involved or will be involved in the use radioisotopes in the medical field e.g. nuclear medicine, teletherapy, brachytherapy, blood/ tissue irradiators. These would include: nuclear physicians, biological scientists, medical and radiological technologists, and nuclear pharmacists.

Course on Radioisotope Technology (CRT)
Former: RTTC-G
Waived for PNRI Employees

4-29 September

For new PNRI employees and other interested individuals who are holders of a bachelor’s degree in physical/biological science or engineering.

Special Courses in cooperation with JAEA
FTC Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Waived TBA

Open to PNRI employees.

FTC Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring Waived TBA

Open to graduate students and faculty members who have bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, for the staff of Environmental Management Bureau and for PNRI employees involved in analyzing environmental samples and in environmental monitoring.

Follow-up Training Course on Reactor Engineering: Level 1 (FTC-RE1) Waived  TBA

Open to scientists, engineers, lecturers and other interested professionals who have technical degree in physics, chemistry or engineering. Basic knowledge on mechanics, thermodynamics, algebra, calculus and differential equations are prerequisite topics for this course.

Other Radiation Safety Courses
Radiation Safety Course - Industrial Radiography (RSC-IR) 
Former: RHSCIR
PhP 9,000 (available upon request)

For individuals involved or will be involved in the use of gamma radiography.

Radiation Safety Course - Medical Use of Radioisotopes (RSC-MR) 
Former: RSOTC and RSCMRF
PhP 9,000 (available upon request)

For individuals involved or will be involved in the use radioisotopes in the medical field e.g. nuclear medicine, teletherapy, brachytherapy, blood/ tissue irradiators. These would include: nuclear physicians, biological scientists, medical and radiological technologists, and nuclear pharmacists.

Radiation Safety Course
(on-site)
  (available upon request) Caters to the specific training needs on Radiation Safety of companies whose staff cannot attend courses at PNRI or away from their stations. Venues are provided by the requesting party

 Non-Destructive Training(NDT) Courses for the year 2017

Course Title Fee Schedule Participation
Surface Methods (Level 2/3) PhP 22,000/ PhP 24,000

9-20 January

8-19 May

7-18 August

4-15 December

The course is open to the following: (1) holders of a bachelor's degree in engineering or the physical sciences; (2) individuals who have successfully completed the Level-1 Surface Methods training course with at least two (2) months of experience; and (3) individuals who have completed at least two (2) years of college education with at least two (2) months of experience.

Radiographic Testing (Level 2/3) PhP 22,000/ PhP 24,000

6-17 February

29 May - 9 June

4-15 September

The course is open to the following: (1) holders of a bachelor's degree in engineering or the physical sciences; (2) individuals who have successfully completed the Level-1 course; and (3) individuals who have completed at least two (2) years of college education with at least nine (9) months of experience. For Level 3, he must have completed the Level 2 Course and should have at least twelve (12) months of experience. 

Ultrasonic Testing (Level 2/3) PhP 22,000/ PhP 24,000

6-17 March

19-30 June

6-17 November

The course is open to the following: (1) holders of a bachelor's degree in engineering or the physical sciences; (2) individuals who have successfully completed the Level-1 course; and (3) individuals who have completed at least two (2) years of college education with at least nine (9) months of experience. For Level 3, he must have completed the Level 2 Course and should have at least twelve (12) months of experience. 

Eddy Current Testing (Level 2/3) PhP 22,000/ PhP 24,000

3-14 April

10-21 July

The course is open to the following: (1) holders of a bachelor's degree in engineering or the physical sciences; (2) individuals who have successfully completed the Level-1 course; and (3) individuals who have completed at least two (2) years of college education with at least nine (9) months of experience. For Level 3, he must have completed the Level 2 Course and should have at least twelve (12) months of experience. 

Welding Inspectors Course PhP 12,000

27-31 March

25-29 September

The course is open to the technical personnel interested in gaining more knowledge about welding processes and the associated discontinuities.

Thermographic Testing (Level 1) PhP 15,000

24-28 March

The course is open to the following: (1) holders of a bachelor's degree in engineering or the physical sciences; (2) individuals who have successfully completed three (3) years of college work with at least three (3) months of experience.

  • NDT training courses promote the practice of NDT and upgrades the qualifications and professional standards of NDT personnel. It is also part of the training requirements needed for accreditation and certification of qualified NDT practitioners in the Philippines. The syllabus follows the Philippine Standard PNS/ISO 9712 version 2006 based on the IAEA-TECDOC 628 on the “Qualification and Certification of NDT Personnel”, EN 4179, and NAS 410.
  • NDT Courses are conducted by the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) thru the Nuclear Training Center, Technology Diffusion Division in cooperation with the Philippine Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (PSNT)

Please submit applications to :

The Officer-In-Charge
Nuclear Training Center
Philippine Nuclear Research Institute
Diliman, Quezon City

Trunkline: (02) 929 6011 to 19 loc. 236

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Download application forms.