This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
Product Display

Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness (ANIA)
The Award has been primarily 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 industry into which they will be starting their employment. The Award will also benefit those in the industry who want to have a broader awareness and wish to gain recognition of their knowledge of the nuclear sector.
Course Overview

The Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness (ANIA) is an online, level 2 qualification that is an estimated at around 70 guided learner hours. Assessment is via a written examination taken at an approved examination centre.


The ANIA course comprises of three units:

Unit One: History and development of the nuclear industry
The aim of this unit is to provide an awareness of the history and development of the nuclear industry, security within nuclear sites, the UK nuclear stakeholders and behavioural expectations of employers.
Unit Two: Fundamentals of nuclear science
The aim of this unit is to provide a foundation in the scientific concepts and principles associated with atomic structure, radioactivity, ionising radiation, the detection of ionising radiation and its hazards.
Unit Three: Application of nuclear energy and waste management
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the application of nuclear energy. It also covers the management of the waste generated and emergency procedures.
Our online learning platform (Nuclear Training Network) allows you to take your courses at a time when it’s convenient for you each week. You can work around your busy schedule.
£495 + VAT per learner
£375 + VAT per learner for NSAN members
The assessment date is selected at registration.

This course is perfect for new entrants including apprentices, graduates and those transitioning from other sectors to gain a foundation level of understanding into the sector as they start their career. 

FactsheetRecord Interest Contact Us
This is a new course - awaiting feedback from our first group of learners!

Try the ANIA for Free

If you are not sure that the Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness is the right course for you, then 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.

Visit Now

Looking for a shorter introduction course?  

If you are starting work, or have been contracted to work for the nuclear industry, you may want to have a look at the Triple Bar courses.  Each Triple Bar course has been designed to instill the knowledge, culture and behaviours required by industry. 

Visit Now