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Nuclear welding inspection technician

Carrying out quality control and welding inspections for the nuclear industry, to ensure the safety and robustness of nuclear sites.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grades A to C (or equivalent), including maths and English at grade B or above.

What apprentices will learn
  • material science
  • welding technology
  • welding inspection
  • certification
  • non-destructive testing techniques (checking for cracks in plant or equipment)
  • health and safety
  • business improvement
Qualifications

The apprenticeship standard sets out a range of mandatory qualifications.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

Successful apprentices will be able to register as en engineering technician (EngTech) with relevant professional organisations.

Documents

End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
British Institute for Non-Destructive Testing 01604 893811
TWI Certification Ltd 01223 899614