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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) 407-7053 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.

ORAU’s Commercial Price list for Instructor-Led Training Courses

Training Courses*

Training Dates


Gamma Spectroscopy June 3–7, 2024 $1,995
Occupational Internal Dosimetry June 10–14, 2024 $1,995
Applied Health Physics July 22 – August 23, 2024 $9,995
Medical Radiation Safety Officer Training September 9–13, 2024 $1,995
Radiation Safety Officer Training September 9–13, 2024 $1,995
MARSSIM September 30 – October 4, 2024 $1,995
AHP Blended Series - Course 4: Lab Exercises I October 21–25, 2024 $1,999
AHP Blended Series - Course 5: Lab Exercises II October 28 – November 1, 2024 $1,999
Gamma Spectroscopy November 4–8, 2024 $1,995
Site Characterization in Support of Decommissioning
November 18–22, 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)