NRS - Level 6 Project Management Degree apprenticeship - Harwell Energus on behalf of NRS

Do you want to build YOUR career in a growing industry with hundreds of opportunities in the UK and across the world? Do you want to work for a company who will support, challenge and give you the experience you need to gain recognised qualifications? Do you want to help to ensure the UK’s nuclear legacy is dealt with in a safe and sustainable way?

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Yearly performance based increments throughout your apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed over 4 or 5 days depending on your site location

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Following defined project management processes e.g. APM
  • Project Initiation - checking feasibility and work out budgets, teams and resources
  • Project Planning - setting goals, objectives, defining roles, producing schedules
  • Project Management - coordinating the project team to keep them on track and on budget
  • Project Monitoring and Control activities
  • Identifying and Managing Risks
  • Managing change
  • Project Reporting
  • Project Close-Out - evaluating successes and challenges

The training you will be getting

  • This apprenticeship is delivered in line with Apprenticeship Standard ST0411 - Project Manager (Integrated Degree) and will be delivered in conjunction with the University of Cumbria
  • At the end of this apprenticeship you will achieve either a BA or BSc Honours degree in Project Management
  • Full time online day release model incorporating an initial period for orientation, progressing to day release for the delivery of substantive content. Each module is taught typically over a 6 week period

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Project Management
  • General Management
  • Programme Management - strategic, responsible for a team of Project Managers
  • Senior Management e.g. Head of Department, Director

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Interest in Project Management


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, Science & English (Grade Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent all subjects considered (Grade 96 UCAS Points) Essential
Other Other Vocational equivalents at level 3 or higher (Grade 96 UCAS Points) Essential

Things to consider

There is a requirement to live within a commutable distance to the sites where the role is based. Due to the remote location of the sites, public transport availability is limited.

About the employer

About Energus and the NDA Energus is a training and conference facility based in West Cumbria. We facilitate award winning Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes nationally on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and the wider nuclear industry. Energus have over 10 years’ experience managing Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes across the UK. We address skills shortages across the nuclear industry and ensure a continuous pipeline of talent into the industry. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body created through the Energy Act 2004.  We’re charged with the mission to clean up the UK’s earliest nuclear sites safely, securely and cost-effectively. Doing this with care for our people, communities and the environment is at the heart of our work. We’re committed to overcoming the challenges of nuclear clean-up and decommissioning, leaving our 17 sites safe and ready for their next use. We deliver our mission through our site license companies and subsidiaries. NDA’s role is to support our sites, businesses and employee’s, optimising delivery by providing group leadership, focus and governance.


Energus on behalf of NRS


10 Rutherford Avenue

Harwell Oxford


OX11 0DF

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Project manager (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please complete the application form on the Energus website. *NRS apprenticeship vacancies are advertised by site and discipline, to ensure you are considered for the role, which is of most interest to you, please only submit one application. You are able to express interest in other vacancies on your application form* Applications close on Thursday 29th February 2024. Interviews and assessment centre days will take place throughout March 2024

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024