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Apprentice scheme

UKAEA’s award-winning apprenticeship scheme offers a great start to a career, with training in a variety of job roles to nationally recognised standards.

The scheme started in 2005 and originally focussed on Advanced Engineering apprenticeships. It has now expanded to provide apprenticeships in a wide range of additional areas (including finance, procurement, public relations, project management and human resources) to help UKAEA achieve its future talent needs.

Apprentices learn alongside experienced professionals, working on exciting and challenging projects in a supportive environment. The programme equips them with the skills and the qualifications they need to go straight into the workplace and succeed.

UKAEA is a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer and is the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ 2020 Advanced Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year.

Apprenticeships Available:
Engineering & Technical
• L3 Engineering Technician
• L3 Electrical Installation (Electricians)
• L6 Digital & Technology Solutions
• L6 Product Design & Development Engineer
• L6 Electrical/Electronic Support Engineer

Professional Support
• L2 Nuclear Health Physics Monitor
• L3 Infrastructure Technician (IT support)
• L3 Assistant Accountant (Finance)
• L3 Business Administration
• L6 Project Management

Vacancies go live Early January. Apply here.

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS)

UKAEA’s apprenticeship scheme is complemented by a specialist training centre at the Culham site – Oxfordshire Advanced Skills. Now in a brand new purpose-built centre, OAS is a partnership between the UK Atomic Energy Authority, the Science & Technology Facilities Council and training provider, the Manufacturing Technology Centre, offering apprenticeship training for many hi-tech businesses in the Thames Valley. See https://www.oas.ukaea.uk/ for more details.

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