EC&I Craftsperson Apprentice Babcock International

We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK’s leading nuclear services company. A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting, one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The role will provide the successful applicant with the skills and knowledge to allow them to maintain a wide range of measurement systems in our workshop facilities and on customer sites
  • The EC&I Craftsperson is responsible for the first and second line maintenance of Sellafield’s RPI equipment. This involves us having two different teams within our department, a monitor round team and a workshop based team
  • The Monitor Round team are a set of EC&I Craftspersons that go around the Sellafield site maintaining the instruments in the changing rooms or on plant
  • The Workshop team are a set of EC&I Craftspersons that are based in B151, they carry out second line maintenance and repairs on the equipment that’s been removed from plant by the monitor round team along with brand new instrumentation that hasn’t been commissioned yet
  • As an EC&I Craftsperson apprentice you will assist both of these teams whilst gaining as much knowledge as you can from them in order to develop yourself from a year 1 apprentice onto a fully qualified EC&I Craftsperson by the end of year 4

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

Level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician (MOET).

Apprenticeship Standard (including NVQ Level 3).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion the apprentice will be equipped to apply for internal vacanices within the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Logical


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE’s including Maths, English and Science (Grade Grade 4(C)) Desired

Things to consider

Generous benefits including: • Competitive starting salary • Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available • Personal development training and opportunities • Pension scheme with employee contributions • 25 days holidays + bank holidays • Flexible working • Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets • Cycle to work scheme

About the employer

Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together. For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate, and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Babcock International


Greeson Court

Westlakes Science and Technology Park


CA24 3JZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023