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 is 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.


We would advise that you review the types of jobs available in the nuclear industry, decide what you are interested in, search for these at the UCAS website or the NSSG Career Pathways and consider your next steps. You can post any questions on our contact us page.

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.

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. Whether you plan to undertake studies in a new field or use your current skills and experience to take on a different role, there are plenty of new nuclear career options to choose from. Find out more about putting this into action here.

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.