Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

News (June 2020)

'Skills, skills, skills' for recovery

30 Jun 2020

Apprenticeships must be "front and centre" of plans to boost skills in the post-Covid recovery, says Robert Halfon, chair of the education select committee. But he wants the funding levy for apprenti…More …


Taskforce to boost diversity and inclusion in the engineering construction industry

29 Jun 2020

The ECITB has set up a new taskforce to support greater diversity and inclusion in the engineering construction industry. The industry, which designs, builds, maintains and decommissions major UK inf…More …


Forty by '50: The Nuclear Roadmap

24 Jun 2020

The NIA have today (24th June 2020) published a report - Forty by '50: The Nuclear Roadmap. The report was complied by the NIA and industry members of the Nuclear Industry Council, it sets out the pot…More …


International Women In Engineering Day #INWED20

22 Jun 2020

To celebrate #INWED20 (23rd June 2020) some fantastic companies have shared profiles from women working in engineering to help raise the profile of this amazing sector. Take a look below at just a han…More …


NSSG Delivery Plan

19 Jun 2020

Following the Nuclear Skills Summit in March, the NSSG have been working with the very committed Theme leads, and shadow theme leads, to take the output and refine it into the delivery plan for the ne…More …


NSSG Developers Theme

17 Jun 2020

The NSSG has agreed to establish a new Strategic Theme in its Strategic Plan to concentrate on the skills required in developing new nuclear power stations. NSSG members involved are liaising with CIT…More …


An Introduction to the Nuclear Sector Deal

17 Jun 2020

The Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD), a commitment agreed between the UK government and the nuclear industry to delivery significant social-economic benefits by 2030, was published on 28th June 2018. Five wo…More …


Sector Consultation – Scottish Modern Apprenticeship Framework in Radiation Protection Monitoring

12 Jun 2020

A draft Modern Apprenticeship Framework has been developed by a working group of employers in Scotland for Radiation Protection Monitoring. The draft document is now available for consultation. Empl…More …


Nuclear Apprenticeship Survey now open

12 Jun 2020

The Nuclear Standards Advisory Group is conducting a survey of apprenticeships across the nuclear sector. This follows the inaugural Nuclear Apprenticeship Survey last year, which provided a good und…More …


For the first time ever, there are more than 1 million women working in core STEM roles across the UK

11 Jun 2020

There are more than 1 million women working in core STEM roles across the UK for the first time ever, according to the Wise Campaign. Their #1oftheMillion Day took place on the 10th June 2020. Wise a…More …


Nuclear Bursary Open

08 Jun 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is a major challenge for employers and employees across the UK nuclear industry. This unprecedented situation has led to some people being affected by furlough or redundancy, as…More …


Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education launches a Pulse Survey

03 Jun 2020

The Institute is committed to supporting the apprenticeship sector in dealing with the significant challenges that Covid-19 has presented. To help them, they are asking employer to complete a short p…More …


Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment: Join the 170 organisations and individuals who have already committed

03 Jun 2020

Shortly after releasing the Gender Commitment, we received a plethora of signatures on behalf of both individuals and companies/organisations. During this time, having an online platform available to…More …


£1.7bn investment by nuclear in South West economy ‘just the beginning’ says industry chief

03 Jun 2020

Money invested by Hinkley Point C in the region just part of the £14bn being spent by the project across the UK.  New nuclear projects in Britain now employ 10,000 people, with the nuclear industry…More …


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