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Regional Center for Nuclear Education and Training

A nuclear technician tests electric circuits during a plant shut-down

A nuclear technician enrolled in a Regional Center for Nuclear Education and Training (RCNET) program tests electric circuits during a plant shut-down.

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Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program, RCNET offers systematic response to the demand for skilled nuclear technicians; maintains a secure learning repository of more than 1,100 learning objectives; provides standardized curriculum, problem-based learning, problem-based research and hands-on labs for nuclear Technicians; and creates academic and career pathways for students and incumbent technicians.

You can read more about RCNET in the publication ATE Centers IMPACT: Partners with Industry for a new American Workforce. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 3, 2017)

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