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Nuclear Simulation - 2 day awareness

Summary

Course Summary This course will provide an introduction to the history and basic concepts of nuclear power generation. You will learn about the safety aspects of nuclear power plants, including the historic developments in safety design philosophy, influence on subsystems and lessons learned from previous accidents. You will gain experience of practical nuclear power plant operational exercises including simulation of accident scenarios using our new and unique £500k PWR nuclear simulator facility. The course will be delivered at our new £10.7M Lancashire Energy HQ, which was developed with industry to provide bespoke equipment and facilities needed to provide the skills required for a sustainable and rewarding career in the energy sector. Only have one day for training? Choose the <a href="/course/et1ec330">Nuclear Simulation - 1 day awareness course</a>.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
01 Aug 2023
Lancashire Energy HQ
2 Days
01 Aug 2024
Lancashire Energy HQ
2 Days

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This course could lead on to NSAN certificated courses such as ANIA (Award for Nuclear Industrial Awareness), and the Triple Bar in Nuclear Manufacture.

Key information

Entry Requirements

This course is designed for anyone working within nuclear or other energy sectors who would benefit from an understanding of nuclear power generation. No prior qualifications required, although attendance on the 1 - day simulation course is desirable.

 

Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343.

Qualification obtained

Nuclear Simulation - 2 day awareness

Tuition Fees

Read our tuition fees guide.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

No other costs or equipment required – everything associated with this learning session will be provided on the day.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions.

 

What will I learn?

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Not available on this course.

Learning and Teaching Methods

This teaching on this course is a combination of detailed theory and practical application using our new and unique £500k PWR nuclear simulator facility. All staff involved in the delivery of this course are approved to teach the topics they deliver with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

This course provides a combination of detailed theory and practical application using our new and unique £500k PWR nuclear simulator facility. No assessment required.

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