Your challenges

  • To train your staff in new methods and tools
  • To deepen your knowledge of low carbon energy production business lines

Our strengths

  • Trainers, engineers and technicians who use expertise that is recognised both inside and outside the EDF Group. In their professional work, they alternate between theory and practice.
  • Daily contact with EDF's business units enables training courses to be enriched through the addition of numerous concrete cases studies.
  • Internationally recognised scientific excellence (papers, higher education).
  • Thanks to its location in the Paris-Saclay Research and Innovation cluster, the Institute benefits from the latest training facilities and from the Cluster partnerships dynamics.

Our offer

For each training course of 1 to 5 days, a pedagogical manager supervises the various interventions:

Business models, innovation

  • The role of the facilitator in promoting collective intelligence dynamics

Fuel core, neutronics

  • Neutron transport in nuclear reactors: phenomenology
  • Advanced neutron transport in nuclear reactors: theory and calculations
  • Theory of PWR reactor physics

Instrumentation and control, instrumentation and industrial IT

  • Operational safety of programmed systems


  • Smart Grids : stakes, challenges and perspectives (NEW)

Energy efficiency

  • Energy efficiency: sectoral vision and technologies
  • Introduction to the diagnosis of industrial utilities

Environment, waste

  • Climate system and weather forecasts
  • Air quality, stakes, regulation and perspectives (NEW)
  • Atmospheric physics and dispersion modelling

Functioning of electrical systems, operation of power networks

  • Insertion of renewable energies
  • Standards for Smart Grids
  • Introduction to IEC 61850 standard
  • Basic knowledge of telecoms in EDF business lines

Functioning and operation of power plants

  • Introduction to Modelica modelling of energy process operation using the DYMOLA tool

Civil engineering

  • Long-term management of civil engineering structures
  • Durability of concrete structures in PWR power plants


  • Sedimentology in rivers and reservoirs
  • TELEMAC – Module 1: basics on hydraulics and the use of SALOME and TELEMAC-2D
  • TELEMAC – Module 2: construction of hydraulic model with SALOME-HYDRO
  • TELEMAC – Module 3: use of TELEMAC-2D for hydraulic studies in fluvial environment
  • TELEMAC – Module 4: use of TELEMAC-2D and TELEMAC-3D for hydraulic studies in maritime environment


  • Materials in pressurized water nuclear reactors
  • Resistance and behaviour of cementitious materials: micromechanical modelling

Electrical equipment

  • Introduction to power electronics
  • Understanding and interpreting electrical equipment tests

Applied mathematics

  • Introduction to extreme value statistics
  • Mathematical optimisation: from theory to implementation


Optimisation of production and energy markets

  • Understanding the gas market

Data science

  • Introduction to data quality

Operational safety, security, radiological protection

  • Reliability and safety of industrial systems
  • Component reliability modelling: probabilistic methods, statistical methods, uncertainty analysis
  • Uncertainties – Introduction: introduction to uncertainty analysis and use of digital models
  • Uncertainties – Implementation: use of Open TURNS software for uncertainty analysis
  • Uncertainties – Advanced: advanced methods and tools to process uncertainties for digital models
  • Overall vision and benchmarks in feedback
  • Use of KB3 in the context of Probabilistic Safety Assessments
  • Physics of fires and use of MAGIC software

Information systems

  • General architecture concepts for Information Systems


  • Local thermal-hydraulics: basics
  • Local thermal-hydraulics: specific physics
  • Code_Saturne – Module 1: getting started
  • Code_Saturne – Module 2: advanced use and development
  • Introduction to two-phase thermal-hydraulics at component level for cores and heat exchangers
  • THYC component two-phase thermal-hydraulic code – Getting started

Processing scientific information

  • SALOME platform - Module 1: getting started
  • SALOME platform - Module 2: mesh creation using SMESH
  • SALOME platform - Module 3: geometrical modelling using SHAPER
  • SALOME platform - Module 4: using the ParaViS visualisation module
  • SALOME platform - Module 5: using data assimilation with ADAO
  • SALOME platform - Module 6: script development using ParaViS, management of mesh and fields using MEDCOUPLING
  • Use of high-performance computing resources

EDF R&D ITech and its training courses

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