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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. …

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. …

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. …

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

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. …

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. …

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. …

Changes to the EQA process

Changes to the EQA process

Published: 10/08/2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has announced it will move to a new simplified External Quality Assurance (EQA) system, following a public consultation launched in February this year. The changes will see EQA delivered by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) or, for integrated degree apprenticeships, the Office for Students (OfS). …

Responses to Covid - Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies Forum

Responses to Covid - Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies Forum

Published: 31/07/2020

The Engineering Council recently attended the Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) Forum meeting hosted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), to give an update on our responses to Covid-19. …

Revised Standards to be published 1 September

Revised Standards to be published 1 September

Published: 30/07/2020

Following the Engineering Council's five-yearly Standards Review process, the revised Standards documents will be published by early September. …