Starting Your Nuclear Career

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The Nuclear Industry provides such a wide range of services. Whether you are leaving school and starting, have just finished college/university or are looking to use your existing skills and experience in a completely new field. There is a vast range of career paths available to you.

Are you leaving school? If you are looking to take your first steps into the world of work, there are various entry-level career routes. The nuclear industry provides thousands of apprenticeships which provide a fantastic career route to follow. Additionally, many employers in the nuclear industry offer training to allow you to be the best you can be in your new job and further learning and development to take you to the next step.

Finishing College or University? Working in the nuclear industry could be the perfect place for you to use your new skills. They provide various opportunities, including career development schemes and nuclear graduate apprenticeships or the nuclear graduate's scheme.

We would advise that you;

  • Review the types of jobs available in the nuclear industry.

  • Decide what you are interested in, noting the skills and qualifications requirements.

  • If you would like to continue onto further education, search for these roles at the UCAS website or the NSSG Career Pathways. You will be provided here with information on the type of Further Education courses that align with your chosen career path. 

  • Ready to start work? There are lots of opportunities for you to join the nuclear industry via Apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships, Graduate Schemes or apply directly for Live Nuclear Jobs

 

Additionally, you can post any questions on our contact us page. We love to talk to anyone interested in starting a career in the nuclear industry.

Are you considering changing careers? If you want to take your career in a new direction, there are plenty of options within the nuclear industry to Sector Jump into nuclear.

 

Do you feel that the industry you are currently working in is no longer right for you? Are you worried about professionally pigeonholing yourself by staying in the same industry for too long? Are you worried that you’d struggle to move into a new industry - say the nuclear industry - after all this time? Fear not, the nuclear industry is actively seeking sector jumpers.

There are plenty of career options available for you to choose from that overlap with jobs in other industries - marketing, admin, welding, manufacturing, project management are some of the many examples. Find out more about putting this into action here.

Additionally, you can post any questions on our contact us page. We love to talk to anyone interested in starting a career in the nuclear industry.

NSSG has valuable tools to help you identify some nuclear career options. Ensure you watch the video case studies on the page to hear how others have successfully moved into a new role in the nuclear industry.

Also, we've included a couple of links below to hints and tips on identifying your skills, gaining more from your current career and advice on which path to take.