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Engineering Council announces new licence

Published: 01/04/2021

We are pleased to announce that BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has received approval to assess its members for professional registration as Engineering Technicians (EngTech). This is in addition to the Institute’s existing licence for Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Paul Fletcher, CEO of BCS, said: “This is great news. BCS is delighted to have received approval to assess our members for professional registration as EngTech. Registration brings with it internatio …

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

Published: 31/03/2021

The UK Cyber Security Council – the self-regulatory body for the cyber security education and skills sector – today announced that the Formation Project to create the Council has completed, allowing the Government-mandated Council to officially become an independent entity, fully and only accountable to its Trustees. …

Our 2020 Annual Review is out now

Our 2020 Annual Review is out now

Published: 30/03/2021

The Engineering Council's 2020 Annual Review provides a high-level snapshot of our activities and achievements over the past year. This document is designed for all Engineering Council stakeholders …

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Published: 22/03/2021

Experts help launch engineering standards & guidance on sustainability. Engineers have a crucial role to play in achieving global goals and building a more sustainable world. On 21 April, industry regulator the Engineering Council will be running an online event setting out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers, at all career levels, towards this goal. …

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards for the sector

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards for the sector

Published: 09/02/2021

The new UK Cyber Security Council (funded by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) will provide a single governing voice for the industry to set standards and define career and learning paths for the cyber security sector. …

Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council launch updated Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0

Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council launch updated Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0

Published: 28/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Science Council are pleased to launch the Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0, new and updated for 2021. …

Mutual recognition of professional qualifications

Mutual recognition of professional qualifications

Published: 27/01/2021

The EU Directive on MRPQ was established in order to make it easier for EU/EEA countries to recognise each other’s professional qualifications. From 1 January, 2021 this legislation will no longer apply to the UK. …

Guidance to support the engineering profession in achieving a more sustainable future 

Guidance to support the engineering profession in achieving a more sustainable future 

Published: 27/01/2021

All those working in engineering have a significant role to play in helping society achieve a more sustainable future. To support this, the Engineering Council has issued updated Guidance on Sustainability for engineering professionals at all career stages. The revised Guidance on Sustainability includes the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, clarifies its definition of sustainable development, and emphasises the importance of engineers taking a proactive role. …

Tina Gunnarsson wins WES 2020 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Tina Gunnarsson wins WES 2020 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Published: 10/12/2020

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the 2020 winner of the prestigious Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best new female Chartered Engineer (CEng), Tina Gunnarsson, Digital Transformation Lead for Balfour Beatty Major Projects. …

Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc

Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc

Published: 29/10/2020

The Engineering Council was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc. We all recognise the significant and lasting contribution made by Dr Hawley, to the Engineering Council as Chairman from 1999-2001, …

Built environment and fire industries set out blueprint for improving competence and driving culture change

Built environment and fire industries set out blueprint for improving competence and driving culture change

Published: 05/10/2020

A blueprint to improve competence for those working on higher-risk buildings and drive culture change has been set out by a cross-industry group representing more than 150 organisations in the fire and built environment industries. …