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Nuclear Engineer (Mechanical) Degree Apprentice

The Library, Eighth Street, Harwell, OX11 0RL
£19,500.00 annually
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • The first year of the Programme will see you working alongside our Consultancy Engineering team, with opportunities to work with our other nuclear specialist teams.
  • The Programme will enable shadowing of experts which will embed the theoretical engineering knowledge for those with an inquisitive mind and desire to learn something new.You will be involved with Engineering Design, Calculations and Stress Analysis
  • We'd love openness to the idea of travel, whether that be in the UK or internationally - when these opportunities arise, they can provide invaluable experience and networks for the future.

Our Nuclear Degree Apprenticeship programme is aimed at people who have a passion for learning, the motivation to achieve and can rise to different challenges. If you possess the behaviours for success, we can give you the skills and knowledge to reach new heights.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This Apprenticeship Programme incorporates the Level 6 Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Standard, which incorporates a BEng (Bachelor of Engineering) degree.

The provider of the training will be delivered virtually by Blackpool Le Fylde College, and Lancaster University award the degree qualification.

College attendance will be virtual.

The IET accredit this Apprenticeship Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, you'll be able to apply for professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) through an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

The Apprenticeship Programme will enable you to specialise in an area of interest eg. Engineering, FEA Analysis, Transport (within the Nuclear Consulting Team)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English & Science (Grade A*-C's or 5-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 subjects including maths/sciences (Grade A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

It is vital that your enthusiasm and proactive organisation skills shine through, as you'll be encouraged to share your passions with future generations, by becoming a STEM Ambassador and an active member of the Young Generation Network (YGN).

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