Radiation Detection Level II Operators Course





    The purpose of this course is to prepare Coast Guard personnel, assigned Level II Radiation Detection & Interdiction duties to conduct operations on board vessels and ashore, and provide Radiation Detection Level I training at their unit. The course will review concepts and theories learned during Radiation Detection Level I Operations and focuses on Coast Guard policy, basic radiological science, radiation detection equipment, and the skills and behaviors that will lead to superior performance in the field. Emphasis is placed on teamwork, effectiveness, officer safety, and practical exercises. 


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    4 Training Days



    Prerequisites for Attendance:


    1. Must be E-4 or above;

    2. Level I RAD qualified (RADLVLI); and

    3. Members must have at least 12 months remaining at their unit or be transferring to a unit that conducts radiation detection.

    Note: Failure to meet the above prerequisites may result in disenrollment from the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy.




    All waivers for course prerequisites must be approved by COMDT (CG-721)


    How to Apply


    Submit Electronic Training Request (ETR) via Direct Access.





    Visit ETQC's website on the portal for future class dates. Note that during the COVID-19 training impact, the MLEA is holding the Radiation Detection Level II Operator course virtually.



    Contact Information:

    MEC Lawrence Benson
    U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Academy
    (843) 746-7927