« Executive Short Courses/Laser Safety Training

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Course Schedule

  • Online Lecture 1 (1 hr): Wednesday 11 October, 5-6pm
  • Online Lecture 2 (1 hr): Thursday 12 October, 5-6pm
  • Laser user exam (1hr): Thursday 12 October, 6-7pm


The Laser User Safety Training is a 3-hour introductory course on the safe use of lasers. This course can be taught via online or in-person learning and cater to students and researchers who intends to work with lasers. The course will provide basic understanding of laser principles and their interaction with biological tissue/eyes.  The course will also orient the student on how to identify and mitigate risks and hazards on the use of lasers.

Learning outcomes

  • Distinguish lasers from other light sources
  • Identify the atomic or molecular processes involved in producing a laser beam
  • Categorise the interactions between lasers and biological tissue/eyes
  • Identify and mitigate risks and hazards on the use of lasers.

Fee reduction for ANU staff and students

ANU staff qualify for a 50% fee reduction and staff/students from the Research School of Physics may qualify for a fee waiver. Please contact Dr. Vincent Daria or Siobhan Ryman to check if you qualify for a fee reduction for this course.


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