Phototherapy Dosimetry

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Course Duration: One Day

Venue: Leonardo Hotel, CARDIFF
(formerly known as Jurys Inn)

Course Fee: £150 plus VAT

Date: To be advised

Intended Audience

A course designed for Medical Physicists, Trainees and Technologists involved in nir radiation protection and advice and providing calibration and maintenance services to phototherapy units.

STP Learning Framework NIR competencies covered.

Course Directors

Chris Edwards, Newport; Janelle Reyes-Goddard, Gloucester; Mark Thomas, Cardiff


The Programme for Tuesday, 7 November 2023 will be advised nearer the date. See Example programme, below.

This is a one-day short course on measurement, calibration, maintenance, management and safety of ultraviolet and visible phototherapy and other general optical equipment. It is intended for providers of medical physics and technical support of medical phototherapy units.

Example Programme

Course Aims

This course will provide adequate training in all relevant aspects of dosimetry, calibration and safety of ultraviolet and incoherent visible light sources as applied to their medical uses. It will include information on assessments according to the EU Optical Radiation Directive.


Attendance at this course will be recorded, and a Certificate of Attendance will provide adequate evidence of up to date training in ultraviolet and visible dosimetry and safety.

Fees – What’s Included?

The course fee includes lunch and refreshments during the teaching day, and associated teaching materials. Accommodation costs are not included, but there are a wide range of hotels in Cardiff City Centre within walking distance of the venue if you are planning to stay.

Payment of the course fees is to be made in full 8 weeks before commencement of the course. If payment is not received, the place will be given to the first person on the waiting list. We will not send reminders so would advise payment on receipt of invoice.

Application Process

Please see details of how to apply.

Forthcoming Dates

Date: To be advised
Venue: Leonardo Hotel, CARDIFF (formerly known as Jurys Inn)