Title: Human resource development for the new NPP in Armenia

Authors: Aram Gevorgyan, Vostanik Marukhyan

Addresses: Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of RA, Government House-2, Republic Square, Yerevan 0010, Republic of Armenia. ' State Engineering University of Armenia, Vahan Teryan str. 105, Yerevan 0010, Republic of Armenia

Abstract: Armenia is the only country in the Caucasus region that has been operating nuclear power plants for over 30 years. Qualified specialists exist at the Armenia Nuclear Power Plant, the Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Centre, and other institutes, but further developments are needed to address emerging issues and challenges in view of the decision for developments of new nuclear unit(s) in Armenia. Processes and plans for assessment of needs, development of new training capacities for the new unit(s), and curriculum development at Armenian educational institutions are described.

Keywords: human resource development; HRD; curriculum development; nuclear power plants; nuclear energy; NPPs; Armenia; training; nuclear education; nuclear knowledge management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNKM.2011.042000

International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 2011 Vol.5 No.3, pp.233 - 237

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 20 Aug 2011 *

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