Nuclear Engineering Apprenticeships at Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This Apprenticeship allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with behavioural and personal skills required for your job and future career. The programmeis delivered by Bridgwater & Taunton College in partnership with the National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub) and have been developed with industry partners, educational partners and government.

Assessment Methods

Your knowledge and skills will be continuous assessed and you will have to demonstrate that you can meet the required standards throughout your training. There will be a mixture of coursework, projects, practical tasks, exams and end assessment. As an Apprentice you will have an allocated Trainer Assessor who will oversee your training at work and College. Your Trainer Assessor will regularly review your progress and help you with any problems.

A £15m capital investment provides a state-of-the-art nuclear training facility, including a virtual reality environment, a reactor simulator and computer-equipped training rooms, labs, recreation collaboration space and student accommodation. These fantastic facilities and dedicated staff enable us to replicate the nuclear environment, engaging students in project-based work that help you learn new skills, behaviours and the safety cultures essential for a licensed site.

Progression Options

Apprenticeships provide excellent career progression opportunities and are widely recognised in the employment market. Fully qualified engineers are always in demand, both at home and abroad, and are often amongst the top earners. On successful completion you could progress to the Higher Education courses including a BEng/BSc Degree with the National College for Nuclear, apply for Tech-Eng status or study further professional qualifications.

Course Summary

Course Title Nuclear Engineering Apprenticeships at Level 3
Entry Requirements

You
need five GCSEs in the A* to C to 9 or 4 range including Maths. Alternatively, a
Level 2 qualification with an overall Merit which includes Maths and Science is
also appropriate for both levels.

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