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TRAINING COURSES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

A. Nuclear Training

Course Title

Fee
(in ₱)

Schedule

Participation

Radiation Safety Courses

Radiation Safety Course - Sealed Sources in Industrial Devices (RSC-ID)
Former: SUNED

5,000

05-09 March
28 May-01 June
13-17 August
22-06 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

2,000

03-04 April
17-18 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

3,000

11-13 April
7-9 August

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

Technology Diffusion Courses

Seminar on Nuclear Science for Teachers (SNST)
Former: SNSHSST

Waived

16 April -11 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

16 April-11 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

10,000

 15 January-09 February
18 June-13 July

       03-28 September    (closed for applications)

       January 2019    (closed for applications)

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

03-28 September

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

Course on Basic Nuclear Science (CBNS)

 Waived

30 July - 10 August

 

For PNRI researchers, on-the-job trainees, and incoming senior undergraduate students taking up physics, engineering or other related courses.

 

Special Courses in cooperation with Japan Atomic Energy Agency 

FTC Nuclear Emergency Preparedness

Waived

12-16 February

Open to PNRI employees.

FTC Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring

Waived

25 September-3 October

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

29 January-09 February
02 -13 July

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

9,000

19 February-02 March

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

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

 

 

 

B. Non-Destructive Training (NDT) 

Download: NDT Training Course Application Form

Course Title

Fee
(in ₱)

Schedule

Participation

Surface Methods (SM)

 

Level 2: 22,000
Level 3:   
24,000

5-19 February
18-29 June
3-14 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 (RT)

Level 2: 22,000
Level 3:   
24,000

5-16 March
9-20 July
15-26 October

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 (UT)

Level 2: 22,000
Level 3:   
24,000

8-19 January
6-17 August
12-23 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 (ECT)

Level 2: 22,000
Level 3:   
24,000

16-27 April
3-14 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. 

Welding Inspectors Course (WIC)

12,000

22-26 January
21-25 May
24-28 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 (TT 1)

15,000

2-6 April
4-8 June

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.

Radiographic Interpretation (RI)

7,500

4 - 6 April
10 - 12 October

Must have succesfully finished RT-2

Visual Testing (VT)

Level 2: 22,000
Level 3:   
24,000

7 - 18 May

 

Train-the-Trainers Course

15,000

TBA

Limited to Level 3's only

 

Nuclear and NDT Courses are open to a minimum of 10 participants. All NDT 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)

PSNT is NON-VAT registered. Therefore, client shall pay in full as quoted, i.e. NO DEDUCTION/WITHOLDING TAXES. PSNT reserves the right to cancel any of its proram due to unforseen circumstances. Place your reservation at least one (1) week before the scheduled program. 

Please submit your applications via courier addressed to :

Nuclear Training Center
Philippine Nuclear Research Institute
Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1108
Landmark: beside Manulife in UP-Ayala Technohub

You may also email your applications to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Should you have any questions regarding any of the training courses, you may call (02) 929 6011 up to 19 loc. 236