Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

News (April 2020)

ECITB pledges support to the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment

29 Apr 2020

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) join the many organisations and individuals to have signed the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment. ECITB said:  "The ECITB has pledged its supp…More …


Invitation to sign the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment

28 Apr 2020

The NSSG/Women in Nuclear (WiN) Gender Commitment page is now live! The Nuclear Sector is changing – and people right across the sector understand and support the idea of gender equality.The Nuclear…More …


The Skills Toolkit: Free digital and numeracy courses to build your skills

28 Apr 2020

The Government, have today (28th April 2020) launched The Skills Toolkit. The Skills Toolkit is a new online platform, giving you access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help you…More …


Delivery of T Levels and Industry Placements – Government Update

28 Apr 2020

The Department for Education has provided an update on the delivery of T Levels and industry placements, in the light of the unprecedented impact of Covid-19. Gillian Keegan MP, Parliamentary Under-S…More …


Next Gen Nuclear Industry Council – Call for applications!

27 Apr 2020

The Nuclear Industry Council (NIC) is a joint-forum between the UK nuclear industry and Government, whose primary role is to provide strategic leadership to the nuclear industry. The NIC developed the…More …


Assystem pledges support to the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment

24 Apr 2020

Assystem are the next company to join the 152 (combined number of individuals and organisations) to pledge their support to the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment.  Assystem said: "Through our #INCRED…More …


Executive Summary for Nuclear Skills Summit 2020 now available

24 Apr 2020

Planning phase 2 of the NSSG Delivery Plan The Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG) held a successful Skills Summit in March, which was a focused Workshop run in partnership with the Young Generation…More …


Nuclear industry donates £200,000 of lifesaving PPE to the NHS

24 Apr 2020

Sellafield Ltd and its owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), have pledged £200,000 to purchase the kit for the county’s frontline NHS and social care staff. An estimated 5,000 gowns sho…More …


National College for Nuclear (NCfN) pledges support to Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment

09 Apr 2020

National College for Nuclear has pledged its support to have 40% of the nuclear sector held by women by 2030. They also received a certificate to mark their commitment.  NCfN used the Nuclear Sector…More …


Sellafield's Rebecca Ballantyne sets daily science challenges for children

08 Apr 2020

Sellafield scientist, Rebecca Ballantyne has set up a new Facebook Page 'Kreative Kidz Cumbria' to set daily science challenges for children.  Rebecca has been part of Sellafield Ltd’s STEM programme…More …


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