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UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2022 Nominations Open

15 Sep 2021

Nominations are invited for individuals and companies for the UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2022. The awards are open to all companies working in, or with, the nuclear sector in the UK. The UK Nuclear Skil…More …


High level summary of Nuclear 2050 progress

24 Aug 2021

Nuclear 2050  Nuclear 2050 is an evolution of the Nuclear Sector Deal, ensuring a robust programme fit for today’s nuclear sector landscape. Development of Nuclear 2050 continues to progress well tow…More …


What’s in store for degree level apprenticeships?

05 Aug 2021

Monday 16 August @ 2.00pm  Join this live online briefing, as we look through the latest proposals for degree apprenticeships to find out how the planned changes will impact employers across the scie…More …


Nuclear Apprenticeship Survey 2020-21 Report

30 Jul 2021

The Standards Advisory Group of the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group has published its latest Nuclear Apprenticeship Survey. The report is published later than planned due to COVID 19, and its findings…More …


Emergency Planning Apprenticeship – Demand Survey

29 Jul 2021

A group of Emergency Planning practitioners have convened an Emergency Planning Apprenticeship Trailblazer Group. The group was established with a view to recognising Emergency Planning as an occupati…More …


All Party Parliamentary Group on Apprenticeships

21 Jul 2021

The APPG on Apprenticeships has recently published its first Report in which it makes several recommendations to Government to strengthen the apprenticeship system in England. It notes the disproporti…More …


Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 in England (Policy Statement)

20 Jul 2021

1. Background The Department for Education has published a new Policy Statement outlining plans for funding post-16 L3 qualifications in England. This is part of the implementation of January’s Skill…More …


Independent Green Jobs Taskforce issues call to action on how the UK can deliver a green industrial revolution

14 Jul 2021

The Green Jobs Taskforce has published a report of its findings and recommendations today on how the UK government, industry and skills sector can best deliver the green jobs and skills of the future.…More …


COVID-19 Return to Work Planning

23 Jun 2021

The Nuclear Skills Strategy Group have put together the following COVID19 Return to Work Planning document suite. The suite has been put together with the support of senior industry professionals who…More …


PM Announces new Ministerial Council and the Office for Science and Technology Strategy.

21 Jun 2021

The Prime Minister has made an announcement on a new ministerial council and the Office for Science and Technology Strategy. Boris Johnson has introduced plans to ensure the UK’s world-leading scienc…More …


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,…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 …


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