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Why University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are so critical for nuclear decommissioning

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Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, explains the value to the nuclear industry of vocationally-focused training provided by University Technical Colleges (UTCs). She outlines their role in developing a pipeline for apprenticeships and a future workforce. If your children are interested in a nuclear career, then find out more about what UTCs offer. Suppliers in the nuclear industry might also want to find out how they can support UTCs so that they benefit from skilled workers in the future, and play their part in ensuring that education helps support young people to be ready for the world of work.

Transfer of nuclear decommissioning skills in Wales

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Magnox Ltd successfully transfer 14 employees from Wylfa to Trawsfynydd (70 miles apart)

Natasha Hanson, Head of HR Strategy, commends Magnox Ltd on its success in redeploying staff from its site at Wylfa, on Anglesey, to its Trawsfynydd site in Gwynedd. She explains the benefits of this approach for the workforce and the importance for NDA’s mission to decommission the UK’s earliest nuclear sites.

Encouraging views from those interested in nuclear decommissioning

Engaging on the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's Draft Strategy

Adrian Simper, Strategy and Technology Director, thanks stakeholders for considering the issues in the NDA's draft revised strategy. He outlines plans for further engagement during the consultation period, and emphasises that he is keen to hear from people and organisations who are interested in how we decommission our 17 UK sites.

Supporting communities around our nuclear decommissioning sites

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Socio-economic funding 2014 to 2015

As part of the consultation on the NDA's draft revised strategy, Karen Dickens seeks views on support for communities surrounding our sites. Karen explains the issues, the NDA's role and how we work with other organisations to ensure these communities have a sustainable economic future once the sites have closed.

NDA investment of more than £7m leverages an additional £39m for Meirionnydd and Anglesey

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Jon Phillips, NDA’s Director of Communications, celebrates investment for north-west Wales and explains why supporting efforts that help mitigate the impacts of decommissioning on local communities is an important part of the NDA’s remit.

Future-proofing valuable records for nuclear decommissioning

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Construation of the NDA Archive, Wick

Simon Tucker, NDA’s Head of Information Governance and Managing Director of NDA Archives Ltd, explains why it is vitally important to preserve the records and information that we hold, as well as capture the expertise that thousands of staff across our estate have collectively built up over the years.