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Nuclear Technician

Providing technical support to engineers and scientists in the nuclear industry.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
30 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • technical understanding of how nuclear facilities operate
  • background information about the nuclear industry
  • how to operate systems and equipment safely
  • preparing technical reports
  • data analysis
  • techniques for identifying and solving problems
  • industry regulations

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for Engineering Technician or Registered Science Technician status with an Engineering Council or Science Council regulated professional institute.


End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NSAN 01900898120
Lakes College West Cumbria 01946 839300