IRRSP Recertification Requirements

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Applications for renewal of IRRSP certification examinations must be completed online through www.ASNT.org for consideration.

All documentation can be attached and submitted digitally in the online application. It is imperative that you thoroughly review the qualifications for the examination and attach the appropriate verification forms. Scan original documents for upload. Print, manually complete, and scan additional forms for upload.

If any portions are not complete and/or required documentation not submitted, your application will not be considered for examination approval.

Requirement 1

ASNT requires sufficient NDT experience to meet the minimum experience requirements in the method(s) for which you are applying.

Exam

Minimum Experience
Requirements

Radioactive Materials
(RAM or Gamma)

320 hrs

X-Ray Technologies

160 hrs

Combo
(RAM & X-Ray)

320 hrs RAM
160 hrs X-Ray

Step 1: Experience must be documented on this form: IRRSP Experience Form (PDF)

Step 2: Add the Accepted Documentation (below) to support the Experience presented on the above form. – All documentation must be in English, or accompanied by an English translation.

Experience: Acceptable documentation can include:

  • Copies of Past Radiation Employment records
  • Traceable documentation
  • Signed statement from employer

Requirement 2

IRRSP candidates must successfully complete 40 hours of formal classroom instruction in radiation safety topics as defined by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) in USNRC 10 CFR Part 34, or Agreement State Regulations, or other jurisdictional authority (documentation required). Documentation can be a certificate or statement signed by the course provider clearly listing the hours of attendance and agency license/registration number.

Exam

Minimum Training
Requirements

Radioactive Materials
(RAM or Gamma)

40 hrs

X-Ray Technologies

40 hrs

Combo
(RAM & X-Ray)

40 hrs

Step 1: Training must be documented on this form: IRRSP Training Form (PDF)

Step 2: Add the Accepted Documentation (below) to support the Training presented on the above form. – All documentation must be in English, or accompanied by an English translation.

Acceptable documentation:

  • Copies of training certificate or statement signed by the course provider clearly listing the hours of attendance and agency license/registration number.

Requirement 3

ASNT requires a copy of your signature on file.

REQUIRED FORM: Application Signature form (PDF)

Requirement 4

This certification requires the submission of a color photo. Photo must be a passport or license-style headshot. Photos may be taken on devices such as a personal digital camera, cell phone or webcam. Preferred format is .jpg (.gif or .png also accepted)

Requirement 5

Candidates must submit a practical examination for the applicable method(s) (gamma ray, x-ray, or both), administered by an ASNT recognized institution documented and mailed to ASNT within six months of the written exam. Institutions recognized by ASNT are government or private institutions licensed by the USNRC or Agreement States for gamma-radiation and by appropriate jurisdictional authorities for x-ray devices

REQUIRED FORM: ASNT IRRSP Practical (PDF)

Requirement 6

During the application process, provide your current address for certification material delivery. (If you provide a non-U.S. address in the online application, you may have the option to have the National Sponsoring Organization (NSO) in that region receive your certification materials and then either hold for pick up or forward to your application address.)

Requirement 7

In order to be admitted to the exam center, two (2) valid forms of identification are required, with at least one photo identification

Complete name and correct spelling of name on identification must match the certification application name. If the name on your identification does not match that on your ASNT record, then log into MyASNT and update your name, or contact ASNT.

Valid photo identification includes:

  • Current passport
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current state or government issue identification card

Other acceptable identification includes:

  • Work identification (photo, name)
  • Utility with address of record

Requirement 8

Agreements

Are you prepared to renew your certification? Renew Online