The Nuclear Skills Delivery Group (NSDG) is the UK nuclear industry skills lead representing civil and defence.


Following the recent announcement of investment into nuclear skills. The Nuclear Skills Delivery Group (NSDG) will drive day-to-day delivery of the National Nuclear Strategic Plan for Skills and will be led by the Nuclear Skills Delivery Board (NSDB). This website is currently being updated to reflect these changes.

 Nuclear workforce in Numbers

With UK nuclear set for unprecedented levels of growth in support of net zero carbon emissions,  it is more important than ever that we collaborate to address the challenge. By designing sector-wide solutions, we can grow the pool of skills more efficiently.
forecast growth
The estimated level of growth in the nuclear sector (across both civil and defence) by 2030.
engineering skills
The number of suitably qualified and experienced engineers the nuclear sector requires by 2030.
Existing Workforce
The current number of people employed in the UK nuclear sector. 
Higher level skills
The increase in the number of science and technology graduates and PhDs required by 2028. 


An industry-led skills group working collaboratively to secure the skills and future talent pipeline UK nuclear needs for success. 

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Workforce insights

Based on survey data from across the nuclear sector, our labour market intelligence provides unrivalled insight for future workforce planning. 
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The Nuclear Skills Delivery Group is the employer-led Nuclear Industry Skills lead and provides ‘one voice’ to government.
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