Careers and development support from Hinkley Point C
Our education and skills programmes
HPC Inspire: for up to 16s
HPC Inspire is Hinkley Point C’s education programme for teachers and educators in the South West region. We provide curriculum and Gatsby Benchmarks-linked support through learning and careers resources, assemblies, workshops, careers insight programmes and films.
Young HPC is our skills and development programme to fast-track young people onto the project. We provide exclusive access to events with employers. Free development courses to help young people reach their potential. And careers tools, support and advice.
The HPC Jobs Service is the place to go to find job vacancies on the Hinkley Point C project. Students can register for free to receive alerts on different jobs. And the team are happy to give advice about roles on the project or the skills employers are looking for.
Apprenticeships are a core part of our workforce at Hinkley Point C. We aim to create 1,000 apprenticeships during construction alone. It’s a great way to start your career, learn a skill for life and earn a good salary.
Somerset Passenger Solutions transports 5,000 people to and from the Hinkley Point C project every day. We spoke to their Recruitment Manager, Faye Johnson, to find out what opportunities they have for young people in the region.
As its name suggests, the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Jobs Service helps people into work on the project. We spoke to Tom Dancey, HPC Jobs Service’s Talent Pool Specialist, to find out how to get the most out of this free service.
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Start is a free and comprehensive digital platform, offering schools and colleges a single starting point to help simplify and improve careers guidance in schools. Explore our profile to find out more about the project, our education programmes, the roles that are available and much more.
Want to learn more about the various roles on site at Hinkley Point C? Take a look at our HPC Career Insights and Apprenticeships playlist on YouTube. There’s a huge range of films on different careers (e.g. welding, project controls and catering) featuring real-life stories from young people working on the project.
This project-based activity for young people challenges them to help their community reach Net Zero. It’s an opportunity for young people to tackle climate change where they live. And it supports educators in meeting their curriculum and careers goals.
Hinkley Point C is resuming mud dredging as part of works to install cooling water intakes in the Bristol Channel. The mud is no different from mud elsewhere in the channel and comprehensive testing has shown that it poses no harm to people or the environment.
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