ENETRAP Module 4 for RPE's working in Nuclear Power Plants & Research reactors

A course designed for Radiation Protection Experts (RPEs) working in Nuclear Power Plants & Research reactors, in compliance with Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom (BSS).

Face-to-face session January 16-20, 2017 (Karlsruhe, Germany)

Course leaflet

Background document with the module overview, marking and assessment criteria, pre-requisites and learning outcomes per training course.


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Course objectives 
Successful participants will be able to evidence that they have the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSAs) to provide expert radiation protection advice to employers, staff and contractors  to implement and organize radiation protection in nuclear power plants and research reactors.

The course module will consist of a one week face-to-face session. This session will consist of a number of lectures, workshops and technical visits designed to ensure the KSA requirements are satisfied. The successful participants will have passed both daily assessments and a multiple choice examination at the end of the face-to-face session.


Course overview
The specialised training module for RPE's working in nuclear power plants and research consists of six training courses.

4.1     Layout of a nuclear power plant
4.2     Measuring devices/installations and quality control for RP in nuclear power plants
4.3     Organisation and RP roles and duties
4.4     Radiation accidents, incidents, alarm, emergency, preparedness and response
4.5     Organisation of RP during shutdown both routine and incidental
4.6     Interaction with stakeholders and the public

The background document provides detailed information on the competences and learning outcomes associated defined with these training courses.
Overview of the ENETRAP course modules.

Faculty – Organisers and lecturers: 

  • Carl-Heinrich Graser, KIT-FTU, Course manager in radiation protection
  • Izabela Kulpa, PGE, Deputy Director of the Nuclear Energy Department
  • Krzysztof Fornalski, PGE, Radiation Physicist, Radiation Protection Inspector
  • Sascha Trumm, KIT, Course manager in radiation protection, radiochemistry and -analytics


Face-to-face session: January 16-20, 2017

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Center for advanced Technological and Environmental Training
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany


Pre-requisites and target audience:
The course is suitable for radiation protection staff in nuclear power plants as well as radiation protection authorities. Education to EQF level 6 (e.g. Bachelors degree in radiation protection or engineering, or equivalent through Life Long Learning) is a pre-requisite. Appropriate evidence will be requested after registration. See background document for detailed pre-requisites.


Course fees and expenses

Funds have been provided for this pilot session.

Costs of accommodation, travel and meals are at the expense of all participants.
Suggested accommodation near the training venue:
  • ACHAT Plaza Karlsruhe, special rate, please request at KIT
  • Erbprinzenhof: 70 EUR/night/person in single room
  • Guest hostel of KIT: limited availability, please request at KIT

Further recommendations upon request.
Room rates may vary.

Accreditation has been requested for KIT.


Please use the ENETRAP section of our booking portal under: http://www.fortbildung.kit.edu/

If a fellowship is requested, please state proper reasons on separate sheet (max 1 A4).

Email applications must be emailed to
Sibylle Mann (KIT) – sibylle.mann@kit.edu