Babcock partners with leading industry players to develop the workforce needed for nuclear power generation today and into the future. Our understanding of the operational environment means that we can deliver a suitably qualified, competent and compliant workforce back into your business, trained to meet industry-specific role profiles. Core to our training delivery is simulating the working environment at every opportunity, developing and reinforcing the behavioral and cultural values expected in the nuclear professional workforce.
Babcock has a wealth of technical experience and engagement with the nuclear industry through both our training business and via our Cavendish Nuclear sector.
This experience includes:
- Working in partnership with EDF Energy, we deliver a full-time, residential Advanced Apprenticeship Programme at the Babcock Engineering Academy at HMS Sultan, Gosport. The technical training delivered at the Academy, which is graded Outstanding by Ofsted, has been designed to meet the industry’s exacting standards and helps EDF Energy attract and retain high quality personnel for its nuclear engineering maintenance workforce. Success rates are consistently 95%+ and the programme has twice won the SEMTA Sector Skills Council Training Partner of the Year. Read more here.
- Through our Managed Training Service Babcock manages compliance for enriched uranium provider URENCO UK Ltd against regulated and safety critical competencies and job profiles, through the deployment of an enhanced Learning Management System and associated Learning Management services. This supports URENCO in meeting the obligations under site licence conditions 10 and 12 for a UK nuclear site. We also deliver a full range a technical and non-technical training to support compliance and personal development of the workforce.
- Babcock’s Managed Training Service is currently also being deployed to manage workforce compliance for EDF’s Hinkley Point C project, providing a tailored competency management approach and Learning Management System. This service will also deliver a broad range of contextualised training.
- Provision of fire training for Nuclear sites including URENCO
Our learning management systems form an integral part of our services, enabling critical reporting and business intelligence to support compliance and development needs, competency management, multi-channel learning distribution and effective training management.
Through our own internal technical training capabilities and our Assured Supply Chain partners we are able to deliver a wide range of high quality technical and non-technical training to support maintenance and development of a suitably qualified and experienced workforce.
We are also able to leverage our broader capabilities to create unique learning solutions including e-learning, simulation, gamification and virtual reality solutions that maximise the impact of training whilst reducing time away from the workplace.
From award-winning apprenticeship programmes to tailored technical training, we are committed to delivering solutions to meet the workforce development needs of our customers.
Babcock is helping to give EDF Energy’s future maintenance engineers the skills they need