The UK is entering a new stage in its nuclear history, providing unprecedented opportunities in the industry. Worldwide investment in new nuclear is set to hit a staggering £930 billion across the next 20 years, with 12 new reactors planned for the UK alone. Add to this a growing decommissioning portfolio, plus the delivery of nuclear submarines and the development of small modular reactors, and the result is a huge surge of nuclear investment that is predicted to create up to 100,000 jobs over the next decade. The challenges are significant. There is an urgent need to build a qualified and experienced skills base capable of meeting the demands of this growing nuclear sector. And this is where the students and industry partners of National College for Nuclear (NCfN) enter the frame.
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