Tecnatom will collaborate with the Russian companies JSC Rusatom Service and Rosatom CICE&T to provide operating personnel training services for Russian technology reactors across the world. With this aim in mind, the top management of both corporations visited Tecnatom a few weeks ago to move forward with the details of this collaboration.
In a communiqué, the two companies described Tecnatom as an “overall international player on the nuclear market with wide experience of human factors engineering, simulation and control rooms, training, operating support, emergency response, inspection and the supply of equipment”. These two subsidiaries belong to the ROSATOM Group and are involved in different activities. On the one hand, JSC Rusatom Service is in charge of the integral management of inspection services, operating support and human resources aimed at the international expansion of the VVER reactor programme, while Rosatom CICE&T (Central Institute for Continuous Education & Training) is responsible for the training of personnel for ROSATOM’s new nuclear projects at international level.
The three companies have agreed to cooperate in the training of operators for the new VVER reactors under construction across the world. One of the key points will be to bring the training programmes currently undertaken by Tecnatom and Rosatom CICE&T into harmony. Both companies are members of the ENEN-Ru project for the “strengthening of cooperation and exchanges between the European Union and the Russian Federation in relation to initial and on-going nuclear training”. This programme will offer the nuclear industry highly qualified human resources and will speed up cooperation in the development of nuclear programmes at world level.