Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

Case Studies

Ask an Apprentice:  Annalise Beddard
Annalise is a Project Management Degree Apprentice as part of the NSSG team at Cogent Skills. She is also a part-time secondee with the Ministry of Defence.

A Winning Partnership to Increase Sector Diversity - Collaborative Case Study
This case study sits within the Leadership Skills strand of the Nuclear Sector Deal, which is being delivered by the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG) through partnership working with Women In Nuclear UK (WiN UK).  The NSSG and WiN UK have both been striving to achieve a more diverse workforce for a number of years. Both recognise that the sector is on a journey, seeking to become more innovative to achieve the productivity gains needed to be a competitive contributor to the UK energy mix. 

Energy Coast UTC
This showcases a strong regional partnership between industry and academia

Sellafield’s Next Generation Group sets its direction
Sellafield Ltd has formed a Next Generation Executive Committee which acts as a shadow to the formal Executive team and aims to bring diversity of thought and the voice of those earlier in their career.

EDF Energy Coal to Nuclear transfer scheme
This case study profiles the transition of EDF Energy Cottam coal power station employees, to its nuclear business, using the ECITB AELP programme.

EDF Energy Case Study
This sets out how over 30 Apprentices from Horizon were transferred to EDF to continue with their training.  At EDF they will gain valuable industry experience working on Hinkley Point C and, importantly, remain in the nuclear sector.

Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) Case Study
This NSSG case study from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) sets out its highly innovative approach to skills and talent; this has seen the NSSG remove regulatory capacity risk from its register.

BECBC Case study
Last Year Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) in Cumbria appointed a “Shadow Board” of eight young people from a range of member companies. They are bringing fresh ideas as well as sense of disruptive challenge!