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Spending Review must support innovation to improve resilience and cut carbon emissions, say engineers

Published: 30/09/2020

The Government’s Spending Review should include support for innovation, especially to achieve the aims of net zero emissions, resilient infrastructure and nationwide digitalisation, according to recommendations published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) today. …

Engineering makes up 18% of the UK working population

Engineering makes up 18% of the UK working population

Published: 29/09/2020

New Engineering Council report 'Mapping the UK's Engineering Workforce' sets out the contribution engineering makes to the UK workforce as a whole and in each region. The UK’s engineering workforce is over 5.5 million people, with a huge range of knowledge and skills, who are creating growth, solving complex problems and shaping our future …

Pocket Guide to Registration 2020/21 edition

Pocket Guide to Registration 2020/21 edition

Published: 30/09/2020

The Pocket Guide to Registration is published annually and provides key information about professional registration with the Engineering Council. …

Revised Engineering Council standards published

Revised Engineering Council standards published

Published: 01/09/2020

The Engineering Council has published new editions of its internationally-recognised standards of professional competence and commitment. …

Engineering Council welcomes draft Building Safety Bill

Engineering Council welcomes draft Building Safety Bill

Published: 11/08/2020

The Engineering Council welcomes the publication of the draft Building Safety Bill and recognises that this is a significant and positive step on the journey towards safer buildings. Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) whose members’ work has an impact on building safety continue to work with the Engineering Council to raise the competence of engineering professionals. …

Engineering Council 2021 registration fees frozen

Engineering Council 2021 registration fees frozen

Published: 13/08/2020

Engineering Council registration fees will be frozen for 2021, with no increase from 2020. Mindful of the significant economic pressures on companies and registrants, the Engineering Council and EngineeringUK have agreed an approach to manage both organisations with the same combined fee income as 2020. This means the fee structure remains unchanged, with reduced annual fees available for registrants experiencing financial hardship. …

Refreshed course search for accredited and approved programmes

Refreshed course search for accredited and approved programmes

Published: 30/09/2020

During August the Engineering Council launched its refreshed online course search. This allows learners past, present and future to search for courses that have been recognised by the professional engineering institutions. …

Registrants recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering among pioneering engineers

Registrants recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering among pioneering engineers

Published: 14/09/2020

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) among their 2020 award winners, announced today. These RAEng awards and medals celebrate engineering excellence and seek to recognise and reward the very best of engineering talent. …

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education restarts route reviews of technical education

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education restarts route reviews of technical education

Published: 25/09/2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE) has restarted its wide-ranging programme of route reviews. These reviews examine certain technical education programmes, such as apprenticeships and T Levels, to see where there are opportunities to improve them. …

Royal Academy of Engineering launches Fellowship Fit for the Future campaign

Royal Academy of Engineering launches Fellowship Fit for the Future campaign

Published: 14/09/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has launched a campaign to ensure its Fellowship reflects the full breadth and diversity of engineering excellence. Fit for the Future aims to ensure that, by the time RAEng celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2026, its Fellowship includes more outstanding candidates from a variety of currently under-represented groups. …

Establishing professional standards for data science

Establishing professional standards for data science

Published: 11/08/2020

A collaboration has been announced to ensure data science has industry-wide professional standards. This work aims to establish an ethical professional framework for the field and ensure public confidence in how data is being used. The new collaboration will be led by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), along with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), the Royal Academy of Engineering.... …