Creating the Skills Supply

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Nov 25, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Creating the Skills Supply
Chain for a Nuclear New Build

Matt Tudor

Director of Business Development & Enterprise,

Bridgwater College

Building New Nuclear


‘Significant
training will be
required for the UK to
benefit from new
job
opportunities
. Initiatives like
the energy centre in
Bridgwater College
are
encouraging, but
stronger
leadership from
Government about
the
future role of nuclear could
help to
encourage more
people into this area of
work’

Energy
and Climate
Change Committee

Building
New
Nuclear the challenges ahead:
Government
Response
to the
Committee's
Sixth Report
of Session 2012

13

Coalition of Colleges in Somerset


excellent
reputation both
regionally and nationally as a
highly successful
provider
of
education and training.


international
community, with
students studying from over 35
different countries
.


leading providers
of business
training to employers
across the
South West of the UK

The Opportunity


Create an innovative
training model for large
scale infrastructure
projects.


Develop and maintain an
agile and extensive talent
pool of UK personnel


Gear up further UK
infrastructure projects


Export
UK brand
Nuclear
New Build success


Change lives by creating
life chances

The Challenge for the College’s


How do we respond to


25,000
will employed over the
duration of the project


Over 5600
workers at peak


25%

of workforce from
Somerset


35%

from with a 90 minute
commute


Further Education colleges
interfacing a responding with
commercial business

Investment

Concrete Steel Fixers
-
Challenge


Re
-

skill and up
-
skill the
existing labour force to
Nuclear Concrete standards


Qualifications and training
out
-
dated


Reinforced concrete on the
critical path


1000 needed at peak and
up to 200 new apprentices


Intervention to secure ‘on
-
time’ concrete and steel

Concrete Steel Fixers
-

Solution


Tri
-
party approach


Lead College


Tier 1 Contractor


Awarding organisation


Result: fit for purpose
qualification with
‘Nuclear Behaviours’


Training & skills
underway


Right Skills at the right time

9

Creating the Talent Pool


HPTA

Key Stakeholders

Job Centre Plus
(
JCP
)
Coalition of
Providers
Hinkley Training
Agency
(
HTA
)
Supply Chain
(
Employment
&
Skills Plans
,

PSCs
)
EDFE

(
Employment Affairs

Unit
/
Brokerage
.)
Economic
Development
Growth
&
Resilience
(
EDGAR
)
Skills Funding
Agency
(
SFA
)
Heart of the
South West
(
LEP
)
Nuclear Energy
Skills Alliance
(
NESA
)
Summary


Innovation
and Development


Meeting Nuclear Standards


Pre
-
Training and brokering into the talent pool


Removing barriers to entry to new entrants


Recycling the workforce through the project


Co
-
ordinating
and
managing a coalition of providers