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Nuclear Technology

GeoLogica Limited
Course summary
17.5 hours
875 GBP excl. VAT
English
Online courses
Next available date: 18/10/2021 - Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Nuclear Technology

An examination of nuclear technology and power production including engineering elements, nuclear policy and how nuclear technologies can help decarbonise the energy sector.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is intended for people with a basic engineering or scientific background

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Understand the scientific and technological background of nuclear power.
  • Describe how a nuclear power plant/power station works.
  • Characterise the effects and risk of radiation.
  • Evaluate how the history of the nuclear industry has shaped policy and public engagement today.
  • Interpret a typical nuclear fuel cycle (mining to disposal).
  • Develop an understanding of the economics and policy surrounding nuclear power and its growth internationally.
  • Assess the social impact of nuclear power, and its benefits to climate change and achieving Net Zero.
  • Understand the future options for nuclear technologies and how they can work alongside other technologies.

Training Course Content

This course will focus on giving the leaner a full understanding of nuclear technology, the history and must know events, the important engineering and scientific elements, what international nuclear policy looks like now and how it could develop in the future, and how nuclear power can work alongside other technologies to help decarbonise the energy sector.

  • Understanding nuclear power
  • The effects of radiation
  • Mining to disposal the nuclear fuel cycle
  • The history of nuclear events
  • Nuclear technologies now and what’s next
  • The internationally benchmarked safety culture principles of nuclear power
  • The economics and international policy of nuclear power
  • The unclear nuclear future, including how nuclear power can help achieve Net Zero

Course delivery details

  • 2pm-5.30pm BST
  • Five 3.5-hour interactive online sessions presented over 5 days (mornings in North America and afternoons in Europe). A digital manual and exercise materials will be distributed to participants before the course. Some reading and exercises are to be completed by participants off-line.

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Providing world-class training for the energy industry, GeoLogica is an experienced team with an extensive network of tutors and instructors on their books. Their expertise spans both subsurface training for the oil and gas industry, as well as training aimed...


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Oxford Point, 19 Oxford Road
BH8 8GS Bournemouth Dorset

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