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Nuclear scientist and nuclear engineer Degree Apprenticeship ATKINS LIMITED

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,255.00

    Level 6 - £21,255 - £24,856

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. We offer flexible working arrangements.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000118095

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work competently in a technical nuclear environment, understand and promote personal responsibility for Health, Safety, Radiation Protection, Environmental Protection, Quality, Security, Safeguards and principles of Risk Management
  • Analyse engineering and scientific problems selecting and using mathematical, engineering and scientific tools to provide suitable solutions to nuclear applications, with considerations of the entire life cycle of a nuclear facility
  • Develop and critically apply knowledge of the concepts, principles and theories of engineering science relevant to the interdisciplinary fields of nuclear technology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of stakeholder requirements, commercial awareness, business improvement, project and business management techniques relevant to the nuclear industry

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The Science Council for Registered Scientist (RSci). Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship and upon receipt of the apprenticeship certificate, individuals are eligible to apply for RSci through a shortened application route. Individuals also need to be a member of a professional body that is licensed by the Science Council to be awarded this status.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Our apprenticeship programme is well established and is designed to give you maximum exposure to different experiences. You'll get to share your thinking, test your ideas, and start focusing on the work you enjoy most whilst supporting the technical aspects of multidisciplinary design projects.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the choice to work across Cities and Development, Nuclear and Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years' design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things differently and want to build a better world. (nb the link will take you to the Atkins Early Careers website as our Early Careers Programmes are facilitated with Atkins, also member of the SNC-Lavalin Group). With Atkins, you'll be in great company.

Employer

ATKINS LIMITED

Address

Atkins Global, Rutherford House

Crow Park Way, Westlakes Science & Technology Park

Moor Row

CA24 3HY

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Training

Training provider

LAKES COLLEGE WEST CUMBRIA

Apprenticeship standard

Nuclear scientist and nuclear engineer (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Feb 2023