This course is essential for anyone working in the hydrocarbon extraction, processing or distribution industries whether in management roles, inspection and other roles in the field.  Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) can accumulate across the whole oil and gas chain of activity.

Course Content:

  • Module 1: Radiation Awareness

    • What is radiation – alpha, beta and gamma radiation
    • Biological Effects
    • Protection (hazard control) Principles
    • Monitoring & Detection
    • Regulations & Compliance
  • Module 2: NORMs in Oil and Gas

    • What is NORM
    • Sources of NORM in oil and gas extraction and processing
    • Risk control
    • Decontamination
    • Area and worker classification

Entry Requirements:

To successfully complete this course, you will need to have proficiency in reading and typing in English, as well as basic computer skills.

This course is fully online so you will need to have access to a computer, tablet or phone and have an email address to complete your registration.

System Requirements

  • Newest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, or Safari.
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Browser must have JavaScript enabled (most do)
  • Speakers or headphones are required.
  • Internet connection with 2.5 Mbps+.
  • Check that your company firewall is not blocking the video content.


Upon completion, candidates will be awarded a certificate of completion in NORMs in Oil and Gas.


Target Audience

This course is suitable those in operational, technical roles, management and non-technical roles who work in the hydrocarbon extraction, processing or distribution industries.


Allow 2 – 4 hrs