OUR COURSES

At NCfN, through innovation and collaboration with industry, we deliver high-level technical training and qualifications to ensure career and skills development is relevant and supports economic growth.

All of NCfN's training programmes and qualifications are designed to meet the needs of the industry. Whether it's an entry-level programme for a school leaver, Apprenticeship, professional development course or degree-level qualification, our learners are well-prepared for the workplace.

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Nuclear

  • BEng (Hons)
  • 3-5 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Southern Hub

Due to be validated in September 2018, this Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Nuclear (BEng) provides a higher education engineering experience. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Southern Hub.
The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

Applied Science (Nuclear) Extended Diploma Level 3

  • BTEC
  • 2 Years
  • Further Education
  • Southern Hub

Physical science sits at the heart of the energy sector. This course will introduce you to the physical world that surrounds you, developing your skills, knowledge and application of chemistry, environmental science and physics.

BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Control with Nuclear

  • BEng (Hons)
  • 3-5 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Southern Hub

Due to be validated in September 2018, this Degree in Electrical & Electronic Control  with Nuclear (BEng) provides a higher education engineering experience. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Southern Hub.
The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

BEng Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • BEng (Hons)
  • 2 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Northern Hub

The Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering provides a higher education engineering experience for the student covering a wide range of Electrical Engineering topic areas. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub.

The aim of the programme is to provide work ready engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

BEng Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • BEng (Hons)
  • 2 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Northern Hub

The Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering provides a higher education engineering experience for the student, covering a wide range of Mechanical Engineering topic areas. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

BEng Honours Electrical Engineering

  • BEng (Hons)
  • 2 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Northern Hub

This course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

BSc Honours Degree in Decommissioning & Waste Management

  • 2 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Northern Hub

The Honours Degree in Science provides a higher education scientific experience for the student in decommissioning & waste management. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready scientists with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

ECITB Level 3

  • Further Education
  • Northern Hub

. Certificate in Nuclear Engineering and Science
. Diploma in Nuclear Engineering and Science
. Diploma in Integrated Nuclear Engineering and Science

The Foundation Degree in Electrical Power Systems & Infrastructure provides a higher education engineering experience. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub.

The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

The Foundation Degree in Science provides a higher education experience for the student decommissioning & waste management. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and scientists with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

Foundation Degree in Decommissioning & Waste Management

  • FdSc
  • 3-5 Years
  • Higher Education
  • Northern Hub

This three-year course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and scientists with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

Due to be validated in September 2018, this Foundation Degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering (FdSc) provides a higher education engineering experience. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Southern Hub.
The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

Higher & Degree Nuclear Sector Apprenticeships

  • Apprenticeship
  • 3-5 Years
  • Apprenticeship
  • Southern Hub

Higher and degree apprenticeships offer an exciting new way to enter professional careers and gain valuable work experience and you can even achieve a degree-level qualification. They give you a clear pathway to reach your career ambitions in the workplace and will result in higher earning capacity, recognition and professional status.

Apprenticeship opportunities at the NCfN Southern Hub include:

Level 4 Public Sector Commercial Professional (Procurement) Apprenticeship Standard
Level 5 Nuclear Technician Apprenticeship Standard
Level 6 Nuclear Engineer Apprenticeship Standard
Level 6 Nuclear Scientist Apprenticeship Standard

Level 2 / 3 Nuclear Sector Apprenticeships

  • Apprenticeship
  • 2-3 Years
  • Apprenticeship
  • Southern Hub

Apprenticeships are jobs with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector.
It allows the apprentice to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with behavioural and personal skills, required for their job and future career.

Apprenticeship opportunities at the NCfN Southern Hub include:

Level 2 Nuclear Decommissioning Operative or Nuclear Process Operative
Level 2 Health Physics Monitoring Apprenticeship Standard
Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Standard
Level 3 Project Control Technician Apprentice Standard
Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard
Level 3 Digital Engineering Apprenticeship Standard
Level 3 MOET Apprenticeship Standard

Delivered by Bridgwater & Taunton College in partnership with National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub).
This course will give you the experience, skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Nuclear Energy sector, career progression or to access Apprenticeships.
In today’s world, engineers and scientists work in an environment that encompasses the use of cutting edge technologies and require innovative solutions. This course, delivered in the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) holds the potential to open doors to many fantastic and exciting opportunities.

Level 3 ECITB Gateway Diploma in Nuclear Engineering and Science

  • Access
  • 1 Year
  • Further Education
  • Southern Hub

Delivered by Bridgwater & Taunton College in partnership with National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub).
This course will give you the experience, skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Nuclear Energy sector, career progression or to access Apprenticeships.
In today’s world, engineers and scientists work in an environment that encompasses the use of cutting edge technologies and require innovative solutions. This course, delivered in the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) holds the potential to open doors to many fantastic and exciting opportunities.

Delivered by Bridgwater & Taunton College in partnership with National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub).

The Access to Nuclear Engineering & Science course will give you the experience, skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the Nuclear Energy sector, career progression or to access Apprenticeships.

In today’s world, engineers and scientists work in an environment that encompasses the use of cutting edge technologies and require innovative solutions. This course, delivered in the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) holds the potential to open doors to many fantastic and exciting opportunities.

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (Nuclear)

  • BTEC
  • 2 Years
  • Further Education
  • Southern Hub

This programme is delivered in the National College for Nuclear (southern hub) which has been developed with industry partners, educational partners and government to deliver tomorrow’s nuclear workforce. The new National College for Nuclear (southern hub) truly has dedicated state of the art facilities Inc. reactor simulator, and virtual reality training environment and will provide tomorrow’s engineers with high-tech, specialist training to support the nuclear industry. Working with our industrial partners such as EDF Energy ensures the training and education provides a unique world class experience that develops the skills needed in this high profile, technical and demanding sector.