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Triple Bar Nuclear Manufacturing
The Triple Bar Nuclear Manufacturing (TBNM) is a ‘three bar’ training course delivered at different locations and dates according to demand. The course can also be delivered at your premises if demand requires. The Triple Bar for Nuclear Manufacturing (TBNM) provides individuals working in the manufacturing sector a sound understanding of what differentiates nuclear from other industries.
Course Overview

The training is aimed at a foundation level of knowledge, and all participants are required to undergo the TBNM end test to ensure that they understand the industry’s requirements in terms of compliance and the consequences of not performing in the right way.

The TBNM course comprises of three 'bars':

Bar One: Basic Nuclear Awareness
Know about radiation and contamination for safe working in the nuclear industry.
Know what are the component parts of a nuclear power station.
Know about the history of nuclear, the lesson learnt for future safe operation and how nuclear energy is produced and used.
Know about the importance of nuclear safety culture and the need for compliance within the nuclear manufacturing industry.


Bar Two: Basic nuclear quality 
Know about the quality requirements for nuclear manufacturing.
Know about the importance of design specifications and documentation within nuclear manufacturing.
Know what the consequences of poor quality/failed components could be to plant, public and environment.
Bar Three: Basic nuclear behaviours

Understand the importance of safe behaviours and safety culture.
Understand Human Performance tools and techniques for the prevention of error.
Understand what workplace observation is and why it is carried out.
Understand the importance of event and near-miss reporting and the application of learning from experience.

Who should do this course?
It is ideal for new entrants to the sector, as well as long-standing employees who have had little or no prior nuclear awareness training.  The course is suitable for anyone working at all levels in the manufacturing supply chain, particularly those involved in product design, manufacture, inspection and testing, sales, procurement and project management
Classroom: This is a 2-day course.

Timings are typically: Day 1 - 9am start, finish at 5pm.      Day 2 - 9am start, finish at 4pm.
£300 per person + VAT - Member Companies 

£600 per person + VAT - Non-Member Companies

The next classroom courses available are;

- 10th and 11th September 2020 / Suffolk - Book now

- 12th and 13th October 2020/ Suffolk - Book now

This course can also be delivered at your premises - numbers permitting.

For companies based in Norfolk or Suffolk - funding of up to 40% can be claimed back after completion of this course via the Nuclear Readiness Programme - New Anglia project.

It is ideal for new entrants to the sector, as well as long-standing employees who have had little or no prior nuclear awareness training. 

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“Very knowledgeable trainer with a wealth of experience and anecdotes. Provocative when required and took the time to check understanding/reinforce points. Activities were useful, and it remained engaging throughout.”

A recent course participant

Looking for a qualification?

The Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness is a level 2 course that has been designed to meet the needs of apprentices and all other personnel new to the nuclear sector, who need to gain a foundation level of understanding of the nuclear sector.  You can try a taster for free on the Nuclear Industry Training Network, NSAN's online e-Learning portal.  While you are there have a look at the other nuclear industry courses on offer by NSAN and our members.

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Are you not working in manufacturing?


There are a number of Triple Bar courses that have been designed for different sub sectors of nuclear.  If you are working on an existing site, nuclear new build or would like to know more about nuclear security, there is a Triple Bar for you.  There is also a Triple Bar course that focuses on Leadership for new managers.


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