Dounreay Site Restoration Limited
Modern Apprenticeship


Starting Salary: 12,595 in Year 1 rising to 18,191 in Year 4

Dounreay is Scotland's largest decommissioning project and is widely recognised as Europe's most complex nuclear closure programme. For more than 50 years it was known as the centre of the UK's fast reactor research and development and now the team is aiming to be recognised as a centre of excellence for nuclear decommissioning. Dounreay offers an opportunity to be involved in some of theUK's most leading edge technical projects, developing unique skills and experiences which arehighly sought after across the industry.

BePart Of It:

The apprenticeship is a comprehensive training programme lasting up to four years. During this period you will under take training and work experience at Dounreay with our Estate Services Team andattend North Highland College UHI on block release to gain additional skills and qualifications.The programme requires you to complete SVQ3 (SCQF Level 6) Carpentry & Joinery and a Professional Development Award at Level 5.

Start Date: 9 September 2019 The training & qualifications you will gain are highly valued in modern industry; employmen twith DSRL on completion of the programme is dependent on Dounreay siter equirements at the time and your performance.


You should:
  • Have achieved (or expect to achieve) a minimum of National 5 (or equivalent) in Maths and a Technical subject
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in joinery/carpentry work
  • Live within daily travelling distance of Dounreay

Contact: If you are interested in applying for aposition, a completed apprentice application form along with covering letter shouldbe returned to:

Human Resource Department, Traill House,Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7BJ
or by e-mail to

Application forms can be downloaded from ourwebsite orby calling 01847 890917.

Closing Date: Tueday 16 July 2019