Webinar Authorized User – Portable Gauge


This webinar-based training course qualifies occupational workers to become Authorized Users who have the responsibility of ensuring the proper use, security, and routine maintenance of portable nuclear gauges containing licensed materials.

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If the person taking this class is other than the person who purchased this course, please provide the first and last name, email, and phone number.


Per 10 CFR 30.33(a)(3) Individuals who are using or working around portable type nuclear gauges and likely to receive occupational doses over 100 mrem in a year are required to receive training to qualify as Authorized Users (AUs).  AUs are responsible for ensuring the proper use, security, and routine maintenance of portable nuclear gauges containing licensed materials.

This Webinar for the Authorized User for Portable Nuclear Gauge training course meets all the criteria of NUREG 1556, Vol 1, Appendix C.  The course includes three lessons, two practice quizzes, and one final exam.  To receive a certificate of completion, the student must pass the final exam with a grade of 80% or better.


Webinars are routinely held around the third week of each month.  See our posted schedule.  When you purchase this course, you can select the desired month with its pre-determined webinar date.  Once purchased, you will receive an email from Radiation Solutions sometime during the week of the webinar with the webinar starting time and login credentials.


Once you pass the final exam, you will be emailed a Radiation Solutions pdf certificate that includes the course name, applicable regulations, your name, completion date, and the authorized trainer’s signature.


There is no specific requirement for retraining for this job certificate.  It only suggests that one would be wise to retake this course periodically to update oneself on any new regulations or requirements that may have been forgotten.


The course takes approximately 8 hours including a few 10-minute breaks and a one-hour lunch.


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Training Date

Once your order is received, our sales representative will contact you to schedule you for the desired webinar date.


• Course Instructions
• Meet Your Instructor

• Radiation Fundamentals
• Units of Measurement
• Scientific Notation
• Radiation Sources
• Radiation Exposure and Dose
• Biological Effects & Risk
• Harmful Effects of Radiation
• Exposure Limits
• Inverse Square Law
• Radiation Monitoring & Dosimetry
• Safety Responsibility
• Radiation Survey Meters
• Radiation Meter Operation
• Contamination Surveying People

• User Training for Portable Gauges
• Portable Gauge Types
• Nuclear Gauge Detection Principles
• Gauge Operating Procedures
• Gauge Installation
• Non-Routine Operations & Maintenance
• Routine vs. Non-Routine Maintenance
• Emergency Actions
• Gauge Area Surveys
• Leak Tests
• Shutter Checks

Final Exam