Nuclear scientist and nuclear engineer (integrated degree) (level 6)
Ensuring nuclear systems and equipment operate safely and efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable way.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to degree.
- Typical duration
- 36 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Chemical engineer
- Commissioning / Decommissioning
- Control & Instrumentation engineer
- Electrical engineer
- Mechanical engineer
- Operations & Management
- Process engineer
- Quality Engineer
- Research Scientist
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Work competently in a technical nuclear environment, understand and promote personal responsibility for Health, Safety, Radiation Protection, Environmental Protection, Quality, Security, Safeguards and principles of Risk Management.
- Apply their science or engineering discipline knowledge to the development, operation, maintenance and progression of technologies used for Decommissioning (e.g. remote handling and robotics), Waste Management, Reprocessing, and Nuclear Power Generation.
- Accurately observe, record and draw conclusions from data and experimental evidence, recognising inherent uncertainties and limitations.
- Apply design processes including materials selection that meet nuclear industry standards.
- Apply the standards for nuclear professional practice as required by the industry and professional body institutions.
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