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The PGEC is a comprehensive training programme that targets young professionals at graduate level or equivalent and helps them build a sound basis in radiation protection and the safety of radiation sources.

Based on a standard syllabus and featuring both theoretical and practical training elements, the PGEC conveys the multidisciplinary scientific and technical foundation of international radiation protection standards and recommendations. It also focuses on their implementation.

The course targets university graduates in physics, chemistry, life sciences or engineering with practical experience of radiation protection and the safe use of radiation sources. Participants are expected to be future senior managers, experts or trainers.

The PGEC is hosted by the IAEA’s regional training centres in Africa (training language: English and French), Europe (English and Russian), Latin America (Spanish and Portuguese) and Asia (Arabic and English).

Malaysia is one of RTC in Asia recognised by IAEA.


The postgraduate EeducationalCourse (PGEC) was held in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The programme is hosted by Nuclear Malaysia in cooperation with another local partners including Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) and Ministry of Health (MoH). This course was established to improve Radiation Protection Infrastructure in the region. As a Regional Training Centre (RTC), Malaysia share its resources, experience and training iinfrastructurewith other region of developing countries to achieve this objectives. The general aim of the course is to provide initial basic knowledge for professional from international ad local who involved in radiation professionals. For any information, please visit website

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