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Nuclear Technician

Providing technical support to engineers and scientists in the nuclear industry.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
30 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • technical understanding of how nuclear facilities operate
  • background information about the nuclear industry
  • how to operate systems and equipment safely
  • preparing technical reports
  • data analysis
  • techniques for identifying and solving problems
  • industry regulations

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for Engineering Technician or Registered Science Technician status with an Engineering Council or Science Council regulated professional institute.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NSAN 01925 909 700
Lakes College West Cumbria 01946 839300
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.