Rain

Rain

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 13°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Suffolk: Apprenticeships offer at nuclear plant

10:58 23 November 2012

EDF Energy apprentice Kathleen Martin

EDF Energy apprentice Kathleen Martin

Archant

THE energy giant behind plans for a third nuclear reactor on the Suffolk coast is holding an apprentice information day next month.

shares

EDF Energy, which this week unveiled the first details of proposals for Sizewell C, say the event would be invaluable for anyone considering an engineering career.

The open day for the firm’s “advanced nuclear apprenticeship scheme” will include information on how to apply, qualifications needed and a tour of Sizewell B.

It is taking place at Sizewell Sports and Social Club, St George’s Avenue, Leiston, at 10.30am on Saturday, December 1.

Jim Crawford, station director at Sizewell B, said: “EDF Energy is really keen to encourage anyone looking for a future career in the energy industry to come along to the open day to find out what we have to offer in an industry that is growing and is vital to the UK.

“In the current climate, an apprenticeship offers a real alternative to going to university. Our scheme is very highly regarded and this course could be the start of a truly amazing engineering career. Several members of EDF Energy’s executive team started with the company as apprentices, so the message is that the sky really is the limit for our apprentices.

“This day is really important as it gives us a chance to share our enthusiasm and experience with those wishing to apply to join the apprenticeship scheme in 2013.

“While anyone who meets the criteria can apply, we are very keen to encourage females to consider a career in engineering at EDF Energy. Some female members of staff will be on hand to share their experiences of working in the nuclear industry.”

For more information contact Niki Spatchett on 01728 653258.

shares

0 comments

Servest Group CEO Rob Legge.

Some of the region’s top professionals were involved in a recent sale deal involving two Bury St Edmunds-based firms, it has emerged.

Sizewell B pop-up farmers' market.

Farmers and producers were at Sizewell B nuclear power station at Leiston last week as it hosted a pop-up farmers’ market.

Ashley Gogan, Bedford Lodge

A four-star hotel in Newmarket has appointed a new face to head up its conference and events service.

Sheepen Place office development scheme at night - artist's impression

Proposals have been submitted for two new office buildings planned for central Colchester.

Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand, left, shaking hands with Mike Tye, chief executive of the Spirit Pub Company, outside Spirit's headquarters in Burton uponTrent following the sale deal.

Jobs are at risk at Greene King following a major acquisition earlier this year.

EDF workers are unhappy over pay.

Hundreds of workers at energy giant EDF are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay.

Amos Smith who is launching a new yoghurt called Mossy's from a secret family recipe.

A popular yogurt made to a secret family recipe has been revived by a young food entrepreneur.

Land next to Burger King is for sale

Tesco, Mothercare and Toys R Us could soon have a new neighbour at Copdock Mill

A city worker looks at a stock ticker screen at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London.

Volatile stock market conditions took their toll again today as the FTSE 100 Index plunged after sharp gains in the previous session.

The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, John Longworth, has met with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Ipswich to hear of their work delivering support to firms across the region.

The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, John Longworth, met with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Ipswich to hear of their work delivering support to firms across the region last week.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages