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National Apprenticeship Week 2024 – Skills for Life

Published: 05/02/2024

This week (5-11 February) is the 17th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), with a returning theme of ‘Skills for Life’. The annual celebration of apprenticeships is a great opportunity for employers and organisations to encourage more people to explore the benefits of apprenticeships and showcase rewarding careers. …

Creating sustainable solutions for the future – National Engineering Day 2023

Creating sustainable solutions for the future – National Engineering Day 2023

Published: 01/11/2023

This year, as we celebrate National Engineering Day, we recognise the work of engineers and their significant role in improving our daily lives and reducing our impact on the planet. …

Women’s History Month 2023: Inspirational women in engineering

Women’s History Month 2023: Inspirational women in engineering

Published: 08/03/2023

Engineering affects every aspect of our lives and day-to-day is a problem solving, creative career, that offers variety and mobility. Our case studies library includes many inspirational female engineers and technicians who are professionally registered and at the top of their profession, winning prestigious awards and representing their professional engineering institutions (PEIs) at the highest levels. …

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 – Skills for Life

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 – Skills for Life

Published: 03/02/2023

This week, 6-12 February, is National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) and the theme for 2023 is ‘Skills for Life’.  Run by the Department for Education (DfE), it is a great opportunity for employers and organisations to highlight the opportunities available. Many professionally registered engineers have started their career as apprentices and many more are involved in apprenticeships as trainers or mentors. Approved or accredited engineering apprenticeships are listed on the Engineering Council’s Cou …

Professional registration for university staff

Professional registration for university staff

Published: 08/11/2022

The Engineering Council actively supports initiatives to encourage professional recognition and career development for university staff, including the Technician Commitment. This is a university and research institution initiative, which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research, across all disciplines. …

Engineering changing the world around us - Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2022

Engineering changing the world around us - Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2022

Published: 07/11/2022

Engineering is a creative, problem solving, exciting career in which no two days are the same. That’s what professionally registered engineers and technicians tell us – and they work in all sorts of roles and organisations you might not expect. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Published: 23/06/2022

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2022. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. To celebrate #INWED22, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants about their motivations, their careers, and how their work is shaping the world. …

Women’s History Month 2022 – celebrating the work of women in engineering

Women’s History Month 2022 – celebrating the work of women in engineering

Published: 28/03/2022

As we come to the end of this year’s Women’s History Month, the Engineering Council wanted to share a few of our most recently updated case studies, showcasing women engineers’ and technicians’ achievements. …

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Published: 22/06/2021

To mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), the Royal Air Force has shared this case study of Elizabeth Clark, who is a Communications and Electronics Engineer and the lead Safety Engineering for Air Command Battlespace Management. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Published: 21/06/2021

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2021. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. The theme for 2021 is Engineering Heroes. To celebrate #INWED21, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants …

Engineering Council event highlights competence for a sustainable future

Engineering Council event highlights competence for a sustainable future

Published: 23/04/2021

Expert webinar launched engineering standards & sustainability guidance. An international panel of experts highlighted the crucial role of engineers in building a more sustainable world at this online event on 21 April. Engineering profession regulator the Engineering Council set out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers at all career levels, towards both professional expertise and global goals for a greener planet. …