Keywords: nuclear education, Sweden, nuclear training, nuclear safety, KSU, Swedish nuclear technology centre, SKC, nuclear reactors, reactor technology, nuclear technology, competence development, knowledge management, nuclear power plants
Education for the nuclear power industry: Swedish perspective
In the Swedish nuclear power industry staff, very few newly employed have a deep education in reactor technology. To remedy this, a joint education company, Nuclear Training and Safety Center (KSU), has been formed. To ensure that nuclear competence will be available also in a long-term perspective, the Swedish nuclear power industry and the Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate (SKI) have formed a joint center for support of universities, the Swedish Nuclear Technology Center (SKC). The activities of these organisations, their links to universities, and their impact on the competence development for the nuclear power industry will be outlined.