Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

News (September 2020)

Foratom calls for action to avoid skills shortage

30 Sep 2020

Article researched and written by World Nuclear News Education and training policy in the European Union must do more to ensure there is a sufficient number of people with the right skills in the nuc…More …


Major Expansion of Post-18 Education and Training to Level Up and Prepare Workers for Post-Covid Economy

29 Sep 2020

Lifetime Skills Guarantee to give adults the chance to take free college courses valued by employers. New entitlement to flexible loans to allow courses to be taken in segments, boosting opportunit…More …


National Infrastructure Delivery Plan Update

29 Sep 2020

The NSSG is continuing the collaboration with Government and other skills bodies first reported in February. Infrastructure planning was already a high priority as one route to promoting economic grow…More …


Nuclear Sector Deal: Two Years On

28 Sep 2020

The Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD) was published in June 2018, establishing a joint commitment by the nuclear industry and the government to maximise the industrial benefits of the UK nuclear sector, while…More …


Nuclear Bursary Open

28 Sep 2020

This round of the Nuclear Bursary is focussed on providing training support to individuals working in nuclear that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.   The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be…More …


YGN Futuresight - NSSG Shadow Theme Leads, Enhanced Skills Leadership

23 Sep 2020

The Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD) was published in June 2018 and is part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. The Deal sets out the vision for growth of the nuclear industry in the UK with closer c…More …


YGN Futuresight - NSSG Shadow Theme Leads, Sector Transferability

23 Sep 2020

The Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD) was published in June 2018 and is part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. The Deal sets out the vision for growth of the nuclear industry in the UK with closer c…More …


Webinar – Apprenticeship Assessment in the Nuclear Sector

17 Sep 2020

Wed 14th October, 10.00-13.00 The Nuclear Skills Strategy Group and Nuclear Standards Advisory Group are hosting a free interactive Zoom webinar on Apprenticeship Assessment in the nuclear sector. T…More …


Hitachi to End Business Operations on the UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project

16 Sep 2020

Hitachi announced today that it is withdrawing from development of the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station on Anglesey. Operations through Horizon Nuclear Power Ltd, owned by Hitachi, had alre…More …


NDA launches leadership partnership to inspire young nuclear professionals

08 Sep 2020

Chief Executive David Peattie announced the NDA’s partnership with the Nuclear Institute’s Young Generation Network (YGN) today at a special webinar for young professionals. It marks the first-ever Y…More …


Nuclear Sector Deal Virtual Event

04 Sep 2020

In June of this year we celebrated the second anniversary of the Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD) and we consider this an increasingly important time to pause and reflect on what has been achieved so far. T…More …


National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 – open for entries

03 Sep 2020

Calling out to all apprentice employers, inspirational apprentices, rising stars and individuals who champion apprenticeships - as the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 are now open for entries!  B…More …


Employer incentives for hiring new apprentices applications go live

03 Sep 2020

From 1 September, employers large and small can apply for large cash incentives designed to create more high-quality apprenticeship opportunities.   As part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, employe…More …


Kickstart Scheme opens for employer applications

03 Sep 2020

As part of the government’s Plan for Jobs, a new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised jobs for young people across the country. The 6 month placement…More …


NIA UK - Blueprint for cheaper nuclear power unveiled

03 Sep 2020

The nuclear industry have set out an ambitious framework to cut the cost of constructing new power stations in the UK. In a new report, a cross-industry team, working as part of the Government-backed…More …


National Nuclear Laboratory: Call for Proposals

02 Sep 2020

There are some exciting opportunities for anyone (organisations or individuals) who would like to get involved in one of the nuclear industry’s greatest challenges. Opportunities are available to gai…More …


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