Nuclear Sector Apprenticeship Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Begin your apprenticeship journey at BTC by applying for an apprenticeship on our website or through our prospectus form. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option. Then, have a look at relevant vacancies by visiting our vacancy page . If you haven’t found a suitable vacancy, you will automatically be placed into our Talent Pool.

As a member of our Talent Pool, you will be the first to hear about new vacancies and we offer support with CVs, interview techniques, employability skills and much more!

Apprenticeships allow you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with behavioural and personal skills required for your job and future career.

Delivered by Bridgwater & Taunton College in partnership with the National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub), courses have been developed with industry partners, educational partners and government.

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.

Level 2 Apprenticeship opportunities at the NCfN Southern Hub include:

  • Level 2 Nuclear Decommissioning Operative or Nuclear Process Operative
  • Level 2 Health Physics Monitoring Apprenticeship Standard

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.

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.

Course Summary

Course Title Nuclear Sector Apprenticeship Level 2
Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 (A* to D) range, or an appropriate Level 1
qualification with an overall Merit profile, ideally including maths and
science. 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.

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Coming to college was daunting at first but the independence you gain is amazing. I have definitely developed as a person and become more adult due to the freedom we are given here, it really prepares you for the future.

Peter Rutt- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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