Nuclear Technology

Nuclear Technology

AWARD: Associates
LENGTH: 2 Years


This program is designed for students in the nuclear service industry and is restricted to Framatome employees. It provides in class and practical hands on training in basic electricity, engineering, programming, and related skills.  Students completing this program will be prepared for entry-level technicians in the nuclear field. 


Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.  This curriculum is available to Framatome employees only.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Nuclear Technology AAS is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Nuclear Technician - General AAS
Nuclear Technician - Mechatronics AAS