South African Nuclear Energy Corporation: Radiation Protection Internships 2024

South African Nuclear Energy Corporation: Radiation Protection Internships 2024

Comprehensive Guide to the 2024/27 Radiation Protection Internship Programme

The Necsa Learning Academy (NLA) has opened applications for its 2024/27 Radiation Protection Internship Programme. This 30-month internship offers aspiring professionals specialized training in radiation protection, combining theoretical education with extensive on-the-job training within the Necsa Group facilities.

Division, Department, and Unit Overview

  • Division: Human Capital
  • Department: Human Capital Development
  • Unit: Radiation Protection Training Centre (RPTC)

Position and Compensation

  • Position: Radiation Protection Intern (NQF Level 4)
  • Compensation: Internship Stipend
  • Duration: 30 Months

Programme Highlights

The programme is designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge in radiation protection through a blend of practical training and theoretical education.

Key Learning Outcomes:
  • Hazards and Protection Communication: Effective communication of radiation dangers and protection measures.
  • Monitoring Protocols: Instruction on workplace radiation and contamination monitoring protocols.
  • Equipment Selection: Training in selecting appropriate radiation and contamination monitoring equipment.
  • Monitoring Execution: Proficiency in monitoring radiation and contamination as per specified requirements.
  • Protection Measures Adherence: Adherence to radiation protection measures in given procedures.
  • Workplace Relations Management: Management of interpersonal relationships to optimize productivity.
Theoretical Foundations:
  • Basic Radiation Protection: Fundamental principles of radiation protection.
  • Equipment Functionality: Understanding how monitoring equipment functions.
  • Measurement Factors: Analyzing factors that influence measurement accuracy.
  • Radiological Surveillance Requirements: Knowledge of specified requirements for radiological surveillance.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Background: Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science.
  • Certification: Radiation Protection Officer 2 (RPO2) Certificate.
  • Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates will participate in aptitude tests.

Application Requirements

Candidates need to submit:

  • Typed CV: Outlining educational background, certifications, and relevant experience.
  • Certified Copies: RSA Identity Document, Matric certificate, and RPO2 Certificate.

Application Process

To Apply: Email your CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID to:

Inquiries: Contact the NLA at 012 305 3901/3809.

Important Notes:

  • Hand-delivered applications are not accepted.
  • Only South African citizens are eligible to apply.

Application Deadline

Closing Date: 19 July 2024

Admission into the Radiation Protection Internship Programme does not guarantee future employment at Necsa, but it significantly enhances employability in the field of radiation protection.

This internship is a valuable opportunity for individuals seeking to advance their careers in radiation protection, offering a blend of practical training and theoretical knowledge. Apply today and take the first step towards becoming a skilled radiation protection professional.

How to Apply?

Submit your CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID to For inquiries, call 012 305 3901/3809. Only South African citizens are eligible. No hand-delivered applications will be accepted.


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