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Hinkley Point C Supplier Induction Programme

  • Date: 8th January 2019
  • Time: All day
  • Venue: Somerset Energy Innovation Centre, Bridgwater TA6 4FJ
  • Cost: Contact us - funding available for eligible businesses

Are you an ambitious company looking to supply the Hinkley Point C project?

Led by experienced nuclear industry experts, this comprehensive modular programme is supported by EDF and focuses on helping you to increase your knowledge and credibility in the nuclear sector. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify and address key risk factors in the manufacture and supply of products and services to the nuclear market
  • Understand project culture and integrate best practice throughout your business
  • Develop the processes, skills, and behaviours required of your business by the nuclear sector
  • Incorporate the HPC values into your business before you have any conversations with the customer
  • Implement tools and techniques to map your existing products and services to the nuclear market

The modules cover:

  • Nuclear Safety Culture
  • Human Performance Factors
  • Materials, Equipment & Configuration Control
  • Systematic Approach to Training & SQEP
  • Operational Experience & Continuous Improvement
  • Procurement & Contracting

Each module incorporates a mini-project to support the implementation of the new skills, processes, and behaviours in your business.

Who should attend?

The programme is aimed at senior business leaders who can commit to all modules. Nominate a second delegate to support the specialised modules and deliver change in your business to experience a greater return on your investment.


The programme cost covers the attendance of a senior company leader PLUS a nominated second delegate per module.

Funding towards the cost of the programme is available for eligible businesses.

Contact Maria Ison for more details (email  or tel. 0117 403 4661).


Book via swmas.co.uk/events/hinkley-point-c-supplier-induction-programme

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Introduction to Hinkley Point C – for Gloucestershire businesses

  • Date — 25th October 2018
  • Time — 09:00 - 12:30
  • Venue — EDF Energy, Barnwood, GL4 3RS
  • Cost — Free

This 'Introduction to Hinkley' event is essential for those Gloucestershire companies keen to find out more about potential Hinkley Point C opportunities.

Find out from EDF what opportunities await your business, and what they need from those companies who supply the largest construction site in Europe. Supported by GFirst LEP and Gloucestershire County Council and taking place at EDF's offices, this event also aims to identify Gloucestershire businesses who want to sell products and services into the Hinkley Point C build. The level of interest expressed, and from what businesses, could help shape funded and other business support offered to local SME's in the county.

The event is delivered by the Hinkley Supply Chain Programme, led by SWMAS in collaboration with Somerset Chamber of Commerce and Business West. The Hinkley Supply Chain Programme aims to provide business development support and help in finding opportunities within the HPC project for South West companies.

The Hinkley Supply Chain Programme is funded by the Heart of the South West LEP, West of England LEP and the Welsh Government to provide business assistance to South West companies with the aim of helping them find opportunities within the HPC project.

Event details

You'll hear from EDF Energy on upcoming Hinkley Point C project requirements, which include the following construction, civil, mechanical and electrical capabilities:

Construction - Civil Works, Building Trades, Material & Component Supplies, and Construction Services (including Fuel, Plant, and Waste Management)

Mechnical - Steel Fabrication, Machine Shop, Precision Components, Non Destructive Testing, and HVAC

Electrical - Electrical LV and HV Installation, Electrical Components, Control and Instrumentation

Benefit, too, from insight shared by our Somerset Chamber of Commerce partners and learn from Gloucestershire's Arc Energy Resources who have recently benefited from the Hinkley Supply Chain team's support.

What are the opportunities?

  • South West companies have already won contracts worth more than £1.3 billion
  • 90+ Tier 1 contractors are planning to deliver contracts each worth £100's million
  • Multiple Tier 2 and 3 supply chain requirements for companies based in the South West

How to book your place

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