Nuclear Business Apprenticeship – Hinkley Point C

15 Dec 2020
14 Feb 2021
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Nuclear Business Apprenticeship – Hinkley Point C

A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

During your apprenticeship you’ll be looking to make an impact – using your skills, knowledge and passion to achieve great things. So how about taking on the challenge of beating climate change?

Being Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity, EDF are not only talking about climate change, we’re doing something about it. We’re committed to reducing carbon emissions to zero, generating power from clean sources like wind, nuclear and solar, leading the charge for electric vehicles and investing in new carbon cutting technologies.

We proudly work together to champion a low carbon lifestyle and collaborate widely in our search for innovations to achieve more.  Build your future with us. Together we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

The Opportunity: 

Enrolling onto a Nuclear Business Apprenticeship with EDF will offer you the opportunity to spend two years earning whilst gaining high-quality work-based training and a recognised qualification.


The Training Programme: 

During the apprenticeship you'll work in our central Bristol office and attend day release training at the City of Bristol College, leading to a Level 3 Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship.  

As part of your Apprenticeship you’ll be seconded into different teams, such as the Document and Data Control (DDC) team, and get the opportunity to assist with the management of multi-million pound contracts and become a key project team member of a fast paced project environment.

Your secondments will offer the chance to perform a variety of tasks that will all positively contribute to your own personal development, knowledge and experience in Business Administration. These tasks include:

  • Manage, capture, control, store, and disseminate all relevant current and historical documentation within Hinkley Point C (HPC)
  • Log and quality assure incoming and outgoing documents and communications, producing and issuing transmittals to provide an auditable trail for all documentation
  • Support the integration of HPC's document management system with its wider information management needs
  • Produce and interpret management reports on performance
  • Represent the Document Management Team in meetings

During your apprenticeship, you’ll also experience other areas of Project Services and the wider project, which may include the Executive Support, Training and IT Strategy and Delivery teams, as well as other Project Support functions. 



The Future: 

At the end of your apprenticeship the doors will open to the larger organisation. If you want to progress up the career ladder, you can take on people management responsibilities and develop into a maintenance team leader. Or you can choose the technical route and take your first steps towards becoming an engineer. With hard work, there really are no limits to how far you can go – not just within EDF, but within the worldwide EDF Group.

The Skills:

  • You'll need to have English & Maths GCSEs Grade 4 or above, and have either completed a Business Administration Apprenticeship or have administration experience
  • Ideally you'll live locally to Bristol
  • You'll have enthusiasm for the nuclear industry
  • You'll be self-motivated with a desire to learn and develop
  • You'll have the ability to work in a team and independently, as well as being able to balance the responsibilities of study and work
  • You'll also be able to engage people at all levels, with good communication skills

Compensation & Benefits:

  • £12,000 a year with annual pay increases
  • Accommodation and meal costs covered in your first two years
  • A number of paid return journeys home
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days’ paid holiday

Why EDF?

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.


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