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Expression of interest: Nuclear Curriculum Platform

04 Jun 2021

The Nuclear Skills Strategy Group is seeking expressions of interest from organisations who can help to deliver a serviced online platform to provide nuclear-related curriculum material for schools an…More …


Employer Skills Funding Guide

04 Jun 2021

A new Employer Skills Funding Guide has been published by Cogent Skills for the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group and the Science Industry Partnership. The Guide signposts employers to a range of funding…More …


Hinkley set to hire 1,700 new workers in next 12 months

26 May 2021

Around 1,700 new workers will be needed at the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power plant project over the next 12 months. New jobs on the project will include roles in general construction, welding, e…More …


Skills and Post-16 Education Bill published

19 May 2021

The Government has published the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill, providing the legislative backing for measures announced in the Skills for Jobs White Paper in January.  The new Bill includes measu…More …


New legislation released today by parliament will revolutionise training, skills, and education in England.

18 May 2021

The skills and Post-16 Education Bill will support reforms to post-16 education so that people can get the skills needed to access good jobs. New figures show that further and technical education is e…More …


Rethinking Employability – Preparing young people for the future of work

11 May 2021

Edge and Envision recently hosted an interactive seminar on the topic "Rethinking Employability - Preparing young people for the future of work". Chaired by broadcaster and educational change advocate…More …


Post Pandemic Skills Reform: PM to transform skills and training opportunities

11 May 2021

Today’s Queen’s Speech set out the Government’s priorities for the new Parliamentary Term, with a focus on “levelling up” and recovery from the pandemic. There will be a Skills and Post-16 Education…More …


Nuclear Skills Festival 2021

12 Apr 2021

In March 2021, we held our first ever virtual festival. The Nuclear Skills Festival 2021, in partnership with Women in Nuclear UK, was a week-long virtual event that combined live panel sessions, keyn…More …


IfATE: New flexibilities survey launches

01 Apr 2021

A new survey on the COVID-19 flexibilities has been launched to give everyone across the apprenticeship sector the chance to share their views.The Institute is calling on employers, apprentices, end-p…More …


Winners of 2021 Women in Nuclear UK Awards

01 Apr 2021

Five outstanding people along with groups from across the nuclear sector have been honoured at the annual Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) Awards which took place at the end of the week-long Nuclear Skill…More …


Celebrating UK Skills for Nuclear

31 Mar 2021

The 13th UK Nuclear Skills Awards organised by NSAN and Cogent Skills took a very different format this year! Held online for the first time, the event brought together people from across the industry…More …


Westinghouse marks the 75th anniversary of its Springfields site in Lancashire

30 Mar 2021

On 28th March 1946, Springfields was named as the site for nuclear fuel production for the UK and has played a vital role for both the industry and the UK ever since. Today, Springfields manufactures…More …


Intra-company Transfers: call for evidence

24 Mar 2021

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has launched a call for evidence to seek stakeholders' views on the Intra-company Transfer (ICT) immigration route. This consultation closes at: 11:45pm on 15 J…More …


Call for applications – Nuclear Sector Deal PMO – Secondment Opportunities in 2021

16 Mar 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Project Management Office responsible for supporting and shaping the delivering the 2030 vision outlined in the UK’s Nuclear Sector Deal is expanding. There are…More …


Nuclear Bursary Open for Applications

10 Mar 2021

The Nuclear Bursary Scheme aims to provide financial support to individuals looking to pursue or grow their career in nuclear.  This round of the Nuclear Bursary[1] has a particular focus on skills…More …


Sizewell C champions diversity

08 Mar 2021

Sizewell C has signed up to the Nuclear Sector Deal target to encourage more women into the sector. Both individuals and representatives of organisations can sign up to either a personal commitment o…More …


Nuclear Skills Festival 2021: Skills for a Changing World

05 Mar 2021

REGISTER NOW! Join the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group, Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) and a host of expert speakers for an action-packed week of essential learning, inspiration and discovery. This is an…More …


Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his spring budget

04 Mar 2021

The Budget concentrated on recovery of the UK economy from the COVID-19 downturn, quoting figures from the Office for Budget Responsibility forecasting a return to pre-COVID levels by the middle of ne…More …


Updated - Nuclear Decommissioning - National Occupational Standards Consultation

01 Mar 2021

Following the February consultation on the National Occupational Standards, and feedback from the industry, some amendments have been made to two of the Standards. There is therefore a final stage of…More …


UK nuclear industry agrees hydrogen roadmap

24 Feb 2021

The UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) on 18 February announced that a Hydrogen Roadmap had been agreed by the Nuclear Industry Council (NIC). The NIC is co-chaired by the minister for Business, En…More …


Assystem backs search for Top 50 Women in Engineering in 2021

24 Feb 2021

WE50 will profile the women leading vital engineering in year of COVID Assystem, in partnership with The Guardian, will be this year’s official sponsors of the Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards – WE…More …


Nuclear Decommissioning - National Occupational Standards Consultation

14 Feb 2021

A working group of subject matter experts has been working over the past few months on the review of the National Occupational Standards for Nuclear Decommissioning. These have been drafted and review…More …


Apprenticeship route to work pays dividends for two leading managers

12 Feb 2021

"During National Apprenticeship Week we look how senior LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) executives benefitted greatly from apprenticeships as teenagers. Two of LLWR’s most senior personnel are fine adverts…More …


Assystem pledge to attract 100 women to UK nuclear roles

03 Feb 2021

New graduate opportunity aims to tackle the industry’s gender imbalance Saving the planet is at the heart of the global shift away from fossil fuels and it’s also the message in Assystem’s drive to a…More …


Kickstart moves up a gear with over 120,000 jobs created so far and government making it even simpler for employers to join

25 Jan 2021

The scheme, which has been underway since September, is helping to put young people who have been some of the hardest hit by the economic impact of the pandemic on the first rung of their career ladde…More …


Skills for Jobs: Lifelong Learning for Opportunity & Growth

21 Jan 2021

The Further Education White Paper January 2021 The Government has published a White Paper setting out plans and reforms to Further Education, Technical Education, Apprenticeships and related programm…More …


UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2021

20 Jan 2021

Register to Attend Registration is open for people to attend the UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2021 online event.  Attendance is free. Sign up to attend   Community Award Vote Open. Your chance to vote…More …


Chance to play key role at the Sellafield nuclear site

14 Jan 2021

Sellafield Limited is arguably the biggest employer in Cumbria and they are offering an exciting opportunity. Sellafield are currently on the look out for new nuclear operators, who play a key role…More …


Rolls-Royce & UK Space Agency launches first study into nuclear power for space

12 Jan 2021

Rolls-Royce has signed an innovative contract with the UK Space Agency for a study into future nuclear power options for space exploration. This first contract between both organisations represents…More …


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