Building Confidence Through Competence

I.     Introduction
      A.   Review of Basic Radiographic Principles
      B.  Math Review
      C.  Exposure Calculations
II.    Darkroom Facilities, Techniques and     Processing
      A.  Facilities and Equipment
      B.  Film Loading
      C.  Processing
      D.  Film storage
III.   Unsatisfactory Radiographs
      A.  Causes
      B.  Cures
IV.   Indications, Discontinuities and Defects
      A.  Classification
      B.  Energy Characteristics
V.    Manufacturing Process and Associated       Discontinuities
      A.  Castings
      B.  Rolled Products
      C.  Forged Products
      D.  Extruded Products
      F.  Welded Products
VI.    Exposure Devices and Radiation Sources
      A.  Sources
      B.  Gamma Ray Units
      C.  X-Ray Units
VII.  Radiological Safety Review
      A.  Time, Distance and Shielding
      B.  Occupational Dose Limits
      C.  Protecting People
      D.  ALARA Programs
VIII.  Radiographs
      A.  Radiographic Film
      B.  Exposure Geometry
      C.  Shadow Formation
      D.  Screens and Intensification
IX.    Image Quality
      A.  IQI’s
      B.  Sensitivity, Latitude, and Contrast
X.     Exposure Techniques
XI.    Codes, Specifications and Standards

Radiography Level I and II Syllabus

I.     Introduction
      A.  History, Definitions and Basic Safety
      B.  Math Review
II.    Fundamental Properties of Matter
      A.  Electrons, Protons, Neutrons
      B.  Atomic Number and Weight
      C.  Isotope vs. Radioisotope
III.   Radioactive Materials
      A.  Production
      B.  Units
      C.  Plotting Activity and Decay
IV.   Types of Radiation
      A.  Alpha, Beta, Gamma, X-Ray
      B.  Energy Characteristics
V.   Interaction of Radiation with Matter
      A.  Ionization
      B.  Absorption
      C.  Emissivity
      D.  Attenuation
      E.  Inverse Square Law
VI.   Exposure Devices and Radiation Sources
      A.  Sources
      B.  Gamma Ray Units
      C.  X-Ray Units
VII.  Radiological Safety Review
      A.  Time, Distance and Shielding
      B.  Occupational Dose Limits
      C.  Protecting People
      D.  ALARA Programs
VIII.  Radiographs
      A.  Radiographic Film
      B.  Exposure Geometry
      C.  Shadow Formation
      D.  Screens and Intensification
IX.    Image Quality
      A.  IQI’s
      B.  Sensitivity, Latitude, and Contrast
X.     Film Handling, Loading and Processing
      A.  In the Darkroom
      B.  While Making Exposures
      C.  Processing Radiographs
XI.    Exposure Techniques
XII.   Codes, Specifications and Standards

Course syllabus subject to change based upon specific requirements of Client and scheme of certification

Industrial Radiography Level I

Industrial Radiography Level II