Radiation Safety Training

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This 40-hour training course prepares individuals to take the state Radiographers exam and is applicable to both medical and industrial radiation workers.

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

Class Details

  • 1-week class starting Monday, June 14.
  • Class meets from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday.
  • Training located at the SOWELA Morgan Smith site 2110 North Sherman St., Jennings, LA 70546.
  • Tuition is $500, plus the cost of the certification exam.


Contact the Office of Workforce Solutions at (337) 421-6560 or email workforce@sowela.edu.