Nuclear welding inspection technician
Carrying out quality control and welding inspections for the nuclear industry, to ensure the safety and robustness of nuclear sites.
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
- non-destructive testing techniques (checking for cracks in plant or equipment)
- health and safety
- business improvement
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.