The engineering division of China’s National Nuclear Corp has appointed AREVA to train its teams in the management of major nuclear projects.

The first training session concluded on 8 November, AREVA said. The course was designed and executed by AREVA University, which trains the group’s engineers, executives and managers.

"AREVA is committed to supporting Chinese utilities in the development of their skills," said Tarik Choho, AREVA’s chief commercial executive officer.

"This contract reflects CNNC’s recognition of our dual expertise in the fields of training and project management. It strengthens our relationship with this important customer."