The Radiology Practical Technician (RPT) course offers students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the field of radiology. Students will receive training in necessary aspects of radiology such as the medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, standard radiographic image techniques, use of radiographic equipment, basic physics principles and radiation safety and protection. 

This is a test prep course. It prepares students to sit for the ARRT Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Exam.




A: This course is 65 Hours.

A: Daryn Ashby – Chief Radiation Therapist at Intermountain Healthcare

A: This class is live. The instructor demonstrates proper positioning and equipment use.

A: Books are included in the cost of the course! You will receive the Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, Workbook and Licensure Exam Prep for Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, and the Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques.

A: Yes. Your instructor will help you with the application process. The application fee is $70 and the exam fee is $200.

A: We are hoping to offer a lab with our new x-ray machine located in the Allied Health Building! There would be 1-Hour time slots on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. This is still pending as we monitor the current health crisis. There is no additional cost for this lab.

A: This courses is for a limited practice as a Medical Assistant. It is not a Radiologic Science degree. Students can list it as experience when applying for the Radiologic program at Weber State.