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Nuclear Engineering Higher & Degree Apprenticeships

Course Overview

Higher and degree apprenticeships offer an exciting new way to enter professional careers and gain valuable work experience while achieving a degree level qualification. This gives you a clear pathway to reach your career ambition in the workplace and will result in higher earning capacity, recognition and professional status.

Nuclear Engineering remains one of the UK’s most important industries, offering a diverse range of challenging apprenticeship opportunities within the Nuclear and Energy sectors including power generation, decommissioning, nuclear new build, defence and renewable energy.

Apprenticeships delivered in the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) have been developed with industry partners, educational partners and government to deliver tomorrow’s nuclear workforce. NCfN has truly dedicated state-of-the-art facilities including reactor simulator and virtual reality training environment and provides tomorrow’s engineers with high-tech, specialist training to support the nuclear industry.

Course Overview

Course Overview

Higher and degree apprenticeships offer an exciting new way to enter professional careers and gain valuable work experience while achieving a degree level qualification. This gives you a clear pathway to reach your career ambition in the workplace and will result in higher earning capacity, recognition and professional status.

Nuclear Engineering remains one of the UK’s most important industries, offering a diverse range of challenging apprenticeship opportunities within the Nuclear and Energy sectors including power generation, decommissioning, nuclear new build, defence and renewable energy.

Apprenticeships delivered in the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) have been developed with industry partners, educational partners and government to deliver tomorrow’s nuclear workforce. NCfN has truly dedicated state-of-the-art facilities including reactor simulator and virtual reality training environment and provides tomorrow’s engineers with high-tech, specialist training to support the nuclear industry.

Assessment

Assessment Methods

You are assessed on your knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis and will have to demonstrate that you can meet the required standards throughout your training. There will be a mixture of coursework, projects, vivas, exams end-point assessment.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

The Higher or Degree Apprenticeship will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities. Fully qualified engineers are in high demand, both at home and abroad. Graduates could progress onto suitable Masters programmes and further industry specific professional training programmes.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 102 UCAS points A National Certificate/Diploma in a numerate or engineering discipline with a merit profile, to include maths, or equivalent qualifications or A Levels in relevant subjects. For mature applicants we will accept a wide range of non-standard and professional qualifications and experience, but if candidates are unsure as to whether they qualify, we encourage them to contact us. In order to undertake this course, you are required to have a relevant employer.

Policies and Regulations

Apprenticeship Jobs Fair

23rd February 2023