There are numerous organisations working to further the interests of the nuclear sector.
In addition to our contacts within Government and the close working relationships we have with our member companies, we also work with the following organisations.
The NIA provides the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear. The group provides a forum for Parliamentarians to discuss civil nuclear energy on a cross party basis.
Cogent is the UK’s industry skills body for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nuclear, oil and gas, petroleum and polymer businesses. It also has a key role in meeting the skills needs of emerging technologies.
The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board is the statutory skills body for the engineering construction industry in Great Britain. It works closely with employers and the Government to attract develop and qualify engineering construction personnel in a wide range of craft, technical and professional skills and disciplines.
The Environment Agency’s role is to protect and improve the environment. Within England it is responsible for regulating major industry and waste. Its main role is to inspect sites to make sure they are working within the law. It also looks to influence and educate site managers and staff to achieve the highest standards of environmental protection.
Foratom is the Brussels-based trade association for the nuclear energy industry in Europe. The main activity of the forum is to make European policy more beneficial for the nuclear industry.
The International Atomic Energy Association was set up in 1957 as the world’s centre for cooperation in the nuclear field. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.
The Nuclear AMRC works with manufacturers to improve capabilities and performance along the civil nuclear supply chain. It is part of the government-backed High Value Manufacturing Catapult.
Leading businesses and organisations have come together to create a new graduate training programme; nucleargraduates.
The Nuclear Industry Council was established in 2013 and represents a partnership between Government and industry with a view to providing high-level strategic direction to the UK’s nuclear industry. Membership spans both industry and Government departments.
The Nuclear Institute is the UK membership organisation for Nuclear Professionals. It maintains the standards of professionalism in the nuclear sector through its code of conduct and the Nuclear Delta. The Nuclear Institute is also home to the Young Generation Network and Women in Nuclear UK.
The National Skills Academy for Nuclear is an employer led organisation established to ensure that the UK Nuclear Industry and its Supply Chain has the skilled, competent and safe workforce it needs to deal with the current and future UK nuclear programme.
Office for Nuclear Regulation is responsible for all nuclear sector regulation across the UK. ONR seeks to secure the protection of people and society from the hazards of the nuclear industry, by ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and by influencing the nuclear industry to create an excellent health, safety and security culture.
The World Nuclear Association is the international organisation that represents the global nuclear industry. Its mission is to promote a wider understanding of nuclear energy among key international influencers by producing authoritative information, developing common industry positions, and contributing to the energy debate.
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