Ringhals nuclear power plant

Training

To gain access to Ringhals different areas and work with certain tasks it is mandatory to complete certain courses. See below what applies to you and/or your team.

Who books the training sessions?

Your company supervisor will make reservations on behalf of you. The commissioning manager at Ringhals can also make the reservation. Ringhals covers the cost of certain courses required for working here. For more information please consult the commissioning manager at Ringhals.

People participating in training at Ringhals

Information on courses

Admission requirements
Access training
Introduction training
Training for the task
Re-training

New regulation in radiation protection

Since 1 June 2018, Sweden has a new Radiation Protection Act (SFS 2018: 396), a new Radiation Protection Ordinance (SFS 2018: 506) and a new comprehensive regulation on basic rules for licensable practices with ionizing radiation (SSMFS 2018: 1).

Most previous regulations have been deleted and replaced by new in the field of radiation protection. The new requirements will be implemented gradually in Ringhals operations in 2018/2019.

Training material

Due to the the new regulation in radiation protection, we have compiled the following training material. Ask your instructor if you have any questions about the content.

Two Ringhals workers in radiation screening

Admission requirements

Demand for skills and competence for your assignment is specified in the procurement. Examples are:

  • CPR and First aid
  • Hot work
  • High voltage
  • Forklift license
  • Working at height (mast and pole)
  • Scaffolding
  • Asbestos demolition
  • Lift training

Certificate for externally performed training should be sent by e-mail to Ringhals for registration.
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If you have questions about what applies for you, please contact your management or contracting organisation at Ringhals.

Access training

This part describes the training courses which are related to the different physical areas at Ringhals.

Protection and safety training

Target group: All personnel with access to a nuclear facility.
Implementation: Web training performed prior to arriving at Ringhals. Print your certificate and leave it at the Access service desk at Ringhals.
To the education portal
Revision requirements: After 3 years


Radiation protection in practice

Target group: Personnel with access to controlled areas.
Implementation: Basic education is a one day instructor-led classroom session at Videbergsborg V2, Ringhals.

The re-training is in two parts, theory and practical exercises.

Theory: Online course to be completed prior to practical exercises. Print out and bring your certificate to the practical exercise.
To the education portal

Practical exercises: Instructor-led exercises at Videbergsborg V2, Ringhals.
Sign up participants here
Revision requirements: After 3 years

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Introduction training

Ringhals conducts introduction training for its own new employees. This can also be offered to agency or staff, depending on which company you work for.
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Training for the task

The list below describes some of the training sessions Ringhals requires you to take, depending on what kind of work you do. Your management or outsourcer decides which courses are relevant to you.

Work in room including operable equipment

Target group: Personnel that can affect safety at work in room including operable equipment.
Personnel with access to room including operable equipment (rooms containing system/components of importance for the safe operation of the facilities) should be aware that they can affect the safety when visiting/working in these rooms.
Implementation: Web based training performed prior to arriving at Ringhals. Print your certificate and leave it at the Access service desk at Ringhals.
To the eduction portal
Revision requirements: After 3 years


Fire protection training

Target group: Personnel performing tasks including maintenance or alterations to buildings, systems or components as well as other practical work that may affect fire safety.
Implementation: Web based training performed prior to arriving at Ringhals. Print your certificate and leave it at the Access service desk at Ringhals.
To the education portal
Revision requirements: After 5 years


Clean systems

Target group: All personnel with access to restricted areas or other areas where your work can affect the cleanliness of Ringhals systems, such as the PWR turbine and workshops.

This course is also required for positions such as supervisor, assembly manager and engineers.
Implementation: Web based training performed prior to arrival at Ringhals. Print out your certificate and leave it at the Access service desk at Ringhals.
To the education portal
Revision requirements: After 3 years

Radiation protection course

Target group: Contractors with tasks at restricted areas, working as supervisors or managers within electricity.
Implementation: Basic education is an instructor-led classroom session for 2,5 days at Videbergsborg V2, Ringhals.

The re-training is performed for 0,5 day at Videbergsborg V2, Ringhals.

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Revision requirements: After 3 years


Error preventing methods

Target group: Eeryone who performs tasks inside the plant. This includes own and hired personnel within operations, maintenance, chemistry, fuel, assembly, checking and testing, plus managers and supervisors who participate in prejob briefing etc.
Implementation: Web based training performed prior to arrival at Ringhals. Print out your certificate and leave it at the Access service desk at Ringhals.
To the education portal
Revision requirements: Can occur in certain activities.


Chemical products targeted training

Target group: All personnel managing and handling chemical products.
Implementation: Instructor-led classroom session 3,5 hours.
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Revision requirements: After 5 years


Dangerous goods, handling training

Target group: Personnel with all types of duties involving handling of dangerous goods.
Implementation: Instructor-led classroom session 3,5 hours.
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Revision requirements: 5 years

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Re-training

Certain trainings must be repeated after 3 or 5 years due to revision requirements.

These courses must be re-trained after 3 years:

  • Work in room including operable equipment
  • Security and safety
  • Practical radiation protection training
  • Radiation protection course
  • High voltage
  • CPR
  • Clean systems

These courses must be re-trained after 5 years:

  • Hot work
  • Lift training
  • Fire protection training
  • Handling chemicals
  • Dangerous goods

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Contact

Ringhals training
Training questions and booking
Access service
Security and safety course

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Technical provisions and specifications for Sweden's nuclear power plants.

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Before you can come and work at Ringhals, we need several certificates from you.