Radiation Protection and Control

The Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Radiation Protection Technology (RPT), also known as Radiological Control (RADCON), builds the skills necessary to evaluate a nuclear work site where radiation must be monitored and managed.

Students will know how to minimize exposure to radiation for themselves and work site personnel, how to perform required surveys for radiation and radioactive contamination, how to analyze data to find and correct operations errors, and how to manage a radiation protection program at a nuclear or Department of Energy (DOE) facility.


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Aiken Technical College is striving to provide area residents with the skills most needed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn more about our involvement with the Workforce Opportunities in Regional Careers grant.

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