Train to get into nuclear
If you’re looking to change career, just graduated, or current in full-time education, we can help you understand what training you need to do to get into nuclear.
Looking for your first step on the career ladder to be in the nuclear industry?
Looking for advice for what course to choose at college and university?
Moving to the UK
Have the skills and experience but moving to, or back to the UK?
"Anyone considering a role in the nuclear industry should appreciate how open and inviting the community is. They will build a career and friends for life."
Build For The Future
"The nuclear industry offers a means to provide you with meaningful, well-paid, long-term work. In return, you help to sector deliver on its promises of a sustainable future."
Transfer your skills and passions
Things to consider...
2000 - 3000
New workers needed every year
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There are many routes into the nuclear industry
We can forgive you for thinking that if you don't have a PhD, there isn't a role for you in the nuclear industry. However, this could not be further from the truth.
✅ 80% of roles require 'non-nuclear' skills - e.g. scaffolder, electrician, mechanical engineer.
✅ Your transferable skills are in demand right now.
✅ On-the-job training is provided - so don't be frightened to apply.
What Qualifications Do I Need?
The answer, for the most part, is exactly as you would in a similar job in another industry. Therefore, if you are already working in another industry, there is a great chance of you landing a new job in the nuclear sector.
To take this further and assess the exact skills for the types of jobs that you will be looking to apply, we have created a guide to skills mapping. This will allow you to assess your skills and experience against the many roles available to allow you to build a career in nuclear.
"Whilst nuclear may not look to be the obvious sector to jump into, take some time to speak to others in the industry and consider the transferable skills you have. This industry is always looking for new leaders and new thinkers."
It's the time to jump into nuclear
"Nuclear is a very proud, almost family-like community of highly varied professions. I am passionate about nuclear new build and the positive impact it could have on achieving net-zero."
Don't be intimidated
Where do I start?
This is the question we are most asked - and the original reason we created the website.
"How do I get into nuclear?"
The answer to this question varies dependant upon where you are in your career journey and will be answered through our six-step process to get into nuclear.