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SOWELA Offering One-Week Radiation Safety Class Starting June 14

Training Prepares Individuals to take the Louisiana Radiographers Exam

Lake Charles, Louisiana – June 8, 2021

SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a one-week Radiation Safety class starting Monday, June 14, at its Morgan Smith site in Jennings, LA. The curriculum prepares radiation workers in both industrial and healthcare settings to sit for the Louisiana Radiographers exam. The cost of the class is $500.

Participants learn basic radiation theory, health and safety protection problems associated with radiation exposure, and Federal and State regulations related to the safe handling and use of X-ray machines and Gamma-Ray Isotopes.

Class is held Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM until 4:00 PM. Registration is open on a first come, first-serve basis. A limited number of training seats are available.

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, online, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for more than 80 years and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles and Oakdale, LA.