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Training

8.6 / 10

(based on 18 ratings in 2016)

2016

"I can't imagine receiving better quality or more extensive training elsewhere. This really is a development programme."
Graduate, Leeds
"Most training programmes have been good. Also, you get a £3,500 training budget that you can spend on courses and conferences that are of interest to you."
Graduate, Whitehaven
"Training has included: business skills, influencing and negotiating, commercial awareness, project management, and higher-level communications. The postgraduate certificate in nuclear technology includes: geological disposal of radioactive waste, radioactive waste management, decommissioning, and many others."
Graduate, Liverpool
"A mixture of technical and soft-skills training, including a postgraduate certificate."
Graduate, Burton-upon-Trent
"The graduate programme provides opportunity for both technical and soft skills training. Technical training is covered by completing the post graduate certificate in nuclear technology at Manchester University throughout the two-year programme. Soft skills training takes place at training zones throughout the programme and includes: commercial awareness, business skills, technical leadership, influencing and negotiation etc."
Graduate, Drigg
"The mandatory training courses vary in usefulness depending on your role etc but there is always something relevant to everyone. As well as this, you have your own dedicated training budget that you can spend on any training you see fit. You just have to describe how it's relevant – it's not too difficult to achieve approval."
Graduate, Heysham
"A huge variety of training, both optional and compulsory, covering the following: communications, commercial awareness, influencing and negotiating, safety case, and technical postgraduate modules through Manchester University."
Graduate, Gloucester
"I have been on a number of training programmes including a postgraduate certificate in nuclear technology and courses in finance, project management, communications and team-building/leadership."
Graduate, Reading

2014

"Training programmes include Nuclear Professionalism, PgCert in technical aspects, site specific training."
Graduate, Liverpool
"Through our training budget we can elect technical and behavioural modules working towards further qualifications. The technical modules build towards obtaining a post-grad certificate in nuclear technology. The behavioural modules lead to a certificate of nuclear professionalism. In addition there are days throughout the programme to work on presentation skills, communications, group work and business skills."
Graduate, Glasgow
"The training list is extensive and flexible according to your discipline and interest."
Graduate, Cumbria
"We had training on presentation skills, project management, nuclear engineering, international world, nuclear conference, services policy, etc."
Graduate, London
"Nucleargraduates provides you with a CPD and T&S budget. We are allowed to pay for extra training modules with these budgets; as well as attend any and all conferences we feel we need to be a part of."
Graduate, Warrington
"There are numerous technical courses related to nuclear, and a number of soft skills courses such as technical leadership, communications, project management, and presentation skills."
Graduate, Plymouth
"In addition to technical and work-related competency training there are activities dedicated to gaining awareness of social and political issues and learning how these can affect and be affected by the work that one does. I have learned technical skills and information, knowledge of project management and commercial operations, and have gained a wider understanding of the society within which the nuclear industry sits."
Graduate, Bristol

2013

"Most training is very well planned and carried out. Training budget allows access to professional training courses also."
Graduate,
"Training could be a bit better on secondment, however the training and development you can secure from the scheme itself is brilliant."
Graduate, Warrington
"Excellent training. We do a postgraduate certificate in Nuclear Technologies and a postgraduate certificate for our professional development. We have amazing training zones that we learn and have fun as a whole cohort."
Graduate, Seascale
"Very good formal training from nucleargraduates in the case of training zones based around a PGC in Nuclear Technology and Certificate of Nuclear Professionalism. You can also get training from your specific secondment companies if you ask for it which is also very beneficial."
Graduate, Derby
"Postgraduate certificate in nuclear technologies, the certificate of nuclear professionalism and a personal training budget to spend on additional training."
Graduate, Derby
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