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Project Controls Apprentice - Leicester

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Date: 06-Jan-2022

Location: Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF

Company: Babcock

Project Controls includes the technical disciplines of cost engineering, estimating, planning and scheduling for which this apprenticeship gives a comprehensive grounding leading to a role as a Project Controller. The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical training combined with Company specific training given in the workplace.

Typically the type of work Project Controls Apprentices will be involved in includes assisting in the production of estimates, plans, schedules and various reports used to track and monitor project delivery across a range of Nuclear Engineering and Decommissioning projects. Training in our best in class project controls systems will also be provided.

Candidates will gain a solid foundation within a professional project environment and have the opportunity to learn from experienced and friendly individuals.

The training will include practical and on the job training as well as the completion of a Level 3 qualification in project controls practice which is a nationally recognised qualification. During the scheme the apprentice would be eligible to apply for student membership to the Association of Project Managers (APM). On successful completion of the scheme the apprentice would be eligible to apply to join the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE).


Qualifications & Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including English, Science, and Maths at Grade 5 (B) or above. Candidates must also be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis and satisfy ONR security clearance.

Any link to design technology and strong analytical / IT skills combined with a basic knowledge of projects and their lifecycle would be looked upon favourably. Whilst academic ability plays a part, we care as much about your attitude and desire to be part of our future at Cavendish Nuclear and we want to see evidence that you are genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in Project Controls.

A team player - an individual who thrives on working in a team environment.
Reliable and good time keeping
Eager to learn
Flexible with a passion for succeeding



Radar Road – Leicester

The successful candidate for the Leicester role will be required to undertake study with Bridgwater & Taunton College at the National College for Nuclear campus in Cannington, Somerset for the first 2 years of the apprenticeship scheme. This will be through a blend of virtual and in classroom learning (residential block release).

During Year 3 the candidate will be based at the Leicester office full time.

Accommodation and travel expenses for residential study would be covered by Cavendish Nuclear.


Company Information
We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK’s leading nuclear services company.

With a highly-skilled workforce we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.

Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life-cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

At Cavendish Nuclear we put people first. Work with us and you’ll discover that our focus on people is unique.


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