Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus

Applied Nuclear Science and Radiation Safety

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Faculty:Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley (Pembroke Campus)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians, Other
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma prepares students to survey, monitor and control radiation exposure in the nuclear industry and natural environments and implement preventive measures that are critical to ensuring the safety of employees, members of the public and the environment. Students develop their knowledge of national and international regulatory frameworks with a focus on compliance within radiation protection procedures. Students quantify and qualify radiation hazards in order to provide control, guidance and information to personnel that minimize radiation exposure and control contamination.

This program offers one cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term option at the end of the second term. Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 2.7 have the opportunity to apply for co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
URL:Applied Nuclear Science and Radiation Safety at Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,090

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
  •   Chemistry  or   Physics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 29, 2018

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