What will the apprentice be doing?
·undertake radiological surveys, decontamination activities and prepare survey reports
·prepare work locations to ensure control of radiological hazards
·ensure staff abide by good radiological protection practices
·maintain compliance with radiological standards
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
·Bridgewater and Taunton College – National College for Nuclear, Bridgewater
Radiological Protection Technician – Health Physics Monitor Apprenticeship Standard Reference: ST0290 – Level 2
·length of training – 24 months
·training will be delivered via 3-week block release
·travel, accommodation and meal allowance included for block release if applicable
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Team Leader
- Accredited Health Physicist
Reality Check- due to the remote location of the sites, public transport availability is limited. An interest free loan/advance of salary is available to assist with travel. - the role will involve working outside, at times at heights.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, a 'can-do' attitude
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Any subjects, ideally including maths and english (Grade 5 x 9-3 or A*-D) Essential