Awe Plc

Nuclear Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

Awe Plc (Employer)

Awe Plc (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,500.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday: 8.25 hours Alternate Fridays: 8 hours
48 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
2 positions available
20 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

On completion, a Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprentice will be able to use the knowledge, skills and behaviours developed to enable systems and equipment to operate safely, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable way, meeting the requirements set out by AWE and those of the Professional Body Institutions.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn the basics of tools, machining, electrical theory, circuits, instruments & control logic, before learning how to troubleshoot & maintain various pieces of industrial equipment through lectures & workshop projects. You'll then undertake professional engineering placements in industrial nuclear buildings across site to gain appreciation of the challenges & safety requirements of providing engineering services throughout the engineering lifecycle.

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

As a Nuclear degree apprentice, you will complete the following:

•BEng in Nuclear Engineering with specialist units, or BSc in Nuclear Science

•12 x 4-week block delivery with residential facilities (flexible to employer requirements)

•Inquiry-led constructive learning and technology-based assessment

•Nuclear behavioural culture, safety and security

•Employer focused contextual content

•Practical engineering workshop practice and skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As an apprentice with AWE, you will be offered a full-time contract from day one. Following the successful completion of the programme, you will move into a role within the business. This is typically a role where you have completed a placement as a part of the programme. From here, you will build your career as an AWE employee.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Health & Safety Aware, Enthusiastic, Self-Motivated, Supportive Attitude to Change, Open to Feedback

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Any Relevant Level 3 (Grade Pass) Desired
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