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Department of Homeland Security Shield / FEMA
Center for
Domestic Preparedness

Radiological Series, Train the Trainer

RAD TtT PER-908-1
32 Contact Hours


The Radiological Series, Train-the-Trainer (RAD TtT) is a four-day course designed for individuals the state has identified as part of a cadre of instructors and trainers responsible for providing radiological training in their jurisdictions. The course is designed to strengthen the capacity of trainers by applying principles of adult learning and training and facilitation skills in practice training sessions. The course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and ability to conduct the training for which they are responsible.

Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:

  • Describe updates to current standards, regulations, federal guidance, and radiological series training curriculum.
  • Identify the training implications of current issues in radiological preparedness.
  • Differentiate between adult-learning styles and preferences and how they affect learning.
  • Identify audience needs and concerns when planning, administering, conducting, teaching, and evaluating the courses.
  • Participate in the setup, conduct, and evaluation of an emergency department exercise.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of course content and associated materials by adapting materials to audience’s special concerns or needs.
  • Demonstrate a variety of training methodologies and facilitation skills while conducting stand-up training.

Course Delivery

Resident (National Emergency Training Centers – Center for Domestic Preparedness -CDP)  

Target Audience

Instructors or trainers from emergency service disciplines who are responsible for radiological training in their jurisdictions.

Prerequisites and Requirements

To be eligible for the course, the student must have successfully completed one of the following courses: