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Nuclear health physics monitor

Proving radiological monitoring services in the nuclear industry to protect people, plant and the environment from contamination.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • principles of nuclear and radiological safety, radiation types, sources, hazards and control measures
  • safety and security expectations and management
  • using specialist radiological protection instruments
  • carrying out functional tests on radiation protection monitoring instrumentation
  • responding to changes in radiological conditions
  • recording the results of radiation protection monitoring and surveys
  • participating in emergency response
  • communicating radiological protection monitoring information

Apprentices will achieve a recognised safety qualification.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
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Organisation Phone Number Email
NSAN 01925 909 700
More Information

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