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An integral part of the Namibian Uranium Institute’s activities is teaching in order to improve knowledge, safety and the implementation of best practices in the field of occupational health, environmental management and radiation safety. As part of its stewardship mission, the Namibian Uranium Institute has developed partnerships with various service providers to develop standards, guidelines and training courses to cater for the needs of the uranium industry. The Namibian Uranium Institute is officially registered with the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare as an Approved Inspection Authority with competencies in the fields of health, environment and radiation safety and security in terms of the Regulations made under Schedule 1(2) of the Labour Act, 2007 (Act 11 of 2007). The following courses were presented during 2019:


Radiation Safety Officer Part 1
Radiation Safety Officer Part 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Radiation Safety Officer Part 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Refresher Course for Namibian Radiation Safety Officers

Spirometry Full Course
Spirometry Refresher Course                                                                                                                                                                                                          Audiometrician Full Course                                                                                                                                                                                                             Audiometrician Refresher Course

Radiation Safety for Sealed Radioactive Sources
Radiation Safety for Managers Course
Radiation Safety when Transporting Radioactive Materials

W201: Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene

2x Introduction to Radiation for Members of the Public Workshop

Eleven students were given bursaries to study for a Post-Graduate Diploma in Nuclear Science and Technology at the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Applied Science, Namibian University of Science and Technology (NUST). The director of the Namibian Uranium Institute serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology and as a member of the Namibian Geoscience Council.
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