Interested in networking with other people involved in radiation protection? Joining ARPS is the best way to tap into a wealth of expertise, and to keep your skills up-to-date.
ARPS also contributes in shaping international strategies and recommendations by being represented within the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA). Your membership also supports attendance of young professionals, preferably from developing countries, at IRPA Congresses as ARPS donates to the IRPA Montreal Fund.
ARPS was proud to be a supporting organisation for the International Commission on Radiological Protection’s Free the Annals initiative.
ARPS offers corporate membership and four (4) levels of membership for individuals: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Fellow. Requirements for each level are listed in the relevant application form.
Benefits for students includes, but is not limited to:
ARPS corporate membership is available to companies who conduct business in the field of radiation protection and offers an opportunity for industry and individual members of ARPS to join together to form long-term, quality relationships. Tangible benefits include:
ARPS welcomes the opportunity to hear from corporate members about suggestions for other benefits, or any feedback, to ensure on-going corporate support.
ARPS offers four (4) levels of membership for individuals: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Fellow. Individuals requirements for each level are listed in the application forms below.
Annual corporate membership fees and costs and general requirements for each membership level are listed below. Specific requirements are detailed in the relevant application form.
ARPS corporate membership is not intended to be a certification of radiation safety competency or that ARPS guarantees any services provided by a Corporate member. All ARPS members are expected to act in accordance with the Code of Ethics.
|Minimum Educational Qualifications||-||Enrolled in either a college, university, or vocational course.||
Ineligible for grade of Associate or higher
Is Ineligible for grade of Member
|3 + Year full-time approved degree or diploma
3 + Year full-time approved degree
1 Year post-graduate course
|Minimum Radiation Protection Experience||Interest in radiation protection or related science.||-||Interest in radiation protection or related science.||< 1 Year||1 + Years||5 + Years*|
|Endorsement Required for Application||-
||No Endorsement required||No Endorsement required||Endorsement required from 2 Members/Fellows||Endorsement required from 2 Members/Fellows||Support required from 2 Fellows or Honorary Fellows|
*Significant contribution to the field of radiation protection and/or the Society
**For the purposes of the application process, students should be required to provide evidence of full-time enrolment with their application (to the satisfaction of the nominators), and expected completion date of the student’s studies.