Benefits of Membership


Join the growing community of nuclear professionals

The Nuclear Institute as the professional membership body for the nuclear industry can support you in your career journey through to professional membership and beyond. 


Industry recognition - Professional Membership entitles you to use post-nominal letters after your name (MNucl, FNucl), respected throughout the industry, indicating that the holder has professionalism and experience that can be relied upon.


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Providing a route to Chartered status 
The Nuclear Institute is licenced by the Engineering Council and the Science Council to register suitably qualified and experienced engineers as Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician and Chartered Scientist.
The Nuclear Delta®

Provides the pathway to professional accreditation and recognition within the nuclear industry. The Nuclear Delta® sets out the competences and behaviours, which are required by the industry and which differentiate nuclear professionals from professionals in other fields and institutions.   

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Career support
As your professional body, the Nuclear Institute can advise and signpost you to training and development and Continuing Professional Development.

Being part of the nuclear community

Membership offers you the opportunity to be part of the Nuclear Institute's vibrant Communities, including the regional branchesthe Young Generation Network (YGN) for young professionals (under 37) and Women in Nuclear (WiNUK). We also offer opportunities to get involved in volunteering for all levels of members to get inolved in a wide range of activities.


 and Events
The Nuclear Institute and its branches and networks offer over 60 lectures, seminars, technical tours, events and regional branches activities throughout the year, to learn, share ideas and meet with fellow professionals. Members receive discounted access to Nuclear Institute conferences and events.


Access to knowledge and experts
Members receive the Nuclear Institute’s respected scientific journal, Nuclear Future. We keep you up to date with Institute and industry news with our monthly e-newsletter. You can also listen in to our expert webinar series, which keeps you apprised of the latest thinking.



Developing your interests and knowledge by joining one of our many committees, working groups or Special Interest Groups and contributing to government consultations and committees.