Calder Hall, the world’s first commercial nuclear power plant, was connected to the UK National Grid in October 1956. Nuclear power now supplies over 11% of electricity worldwide, with nearly 500 commercial reactors in operation or under construction across 30 different countries.
About this course
Focuses on the science of nuclear, the effects of radiation, nuclear safety and its relevance to the supply chain, through to the current UK market, future markets, new build projects, existing facilities and decommissioning. You will receive an overview of the nuclear power industry from a practical and commercial perspective.
Who should attend
Suitable for engineers, managers, graduates, sales professionals, recruitment consultants and anyone new to the sector wanting to know more.
Timings: 09:00 - 16:30
Location: EIC London, SE1 7TP (view on map)
Dietary: Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day, please let us know of any special dietary requirements prior to the course date, as these will have to be pre-arranged.
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Upon completion the attendee will have a thorough understanding of:
The basic structure of the atom The meaning of radiation and its effects on people A simplified explanation of a typical nuclear reactor A brief explanation of Small Modular Reactor conceptWhat is meant by ‘nuclear cycle’ Nuclear Safety and the relevance to the supply chain Human Performance approach to behavioural safety Industry expectations of its suppliers Current UK market new build, existing facilities & decommissioning