Placement: Cavendish Nuclear (Bristol) TY825

Experience different areas of business in Nuclear services and benefit from partnership links with this leading organsiation, to develop your student's STEM careers knowledge.


Location: Cavendish Nuclear,  Aztec West, Building 2610, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4AQ

Placements are available with Cavendish Nuclear throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to:

The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience held 4-6 months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

You can read case studies from previous participants of this placement, giving you a real life example of their experience and what they gained from being part of it here.

Going on a placement at Cavendish Nuclear will help you to:

Inspire your students – see first-hand the careers available to students, through experiencing projects and meeting various professionals involved in STEM, working in areas across the business. Understand about the future employment opportunities that the engineering and construction industry can offer your students.

Build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making career choices and support the development of their employability skills. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a career in a leading engineering and technology company, gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering and technology can inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study.

Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM, taking into consideration future growth areas within STEM industries and both academic and vocational career routes.

Employer Background

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading supplier of services to the nuclear industry. With a number of sites across the UK and the world, Cavendish Nuclear is involved in the design, construction, site operations, maintenance and decommissioning of nuclear equipment and sites.

They provide services in the following areas:

Nuclear Design Services As the UK's largest nuclear design house, they provide a complete design service - from innovative concepts, through to fully justified detailed design.

New Build Cavendish Nuclear leads the UK in the design, engineering and construction of major nuclear facilities.

Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Cavendish Nuclear provide an accurate analysis of the radionuclide content of radioactive waste, ensuring its safe, appropriate and cost-effective disposal.

Radiological Services and Nuclear Security Cavendish Nuclear provides integrated, cutting-edge radiometric detection, monitoring and measurement solutions for the nuclear and homeland security markets.

Programme and Project Management Cavendish Nuclear successfully delivers large, complex projects, including new-builds, plant refurbishment and decommissioning for clients worldwide.

To find out more about Cavendish Nuclear, visit their website


This placement offers you a:

  • unique chance to experience STEM work in modern industry and use this insight to transform careers guidance throughout your school
  • invaluable CPD opportunity which will equip your school or college to respond to the Government’s careers strategy


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