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Engineering Council becomes a supporter of the Building a Safer Future Charter

Published: 28/09/2021

As the regulator for the engineering profession in the UK, the Engineering Council is pleased to announce it has become a Corporate Supporter of the Building a Safer Future Charter. This aligns with our existing work on building safety, including the development of new contextualised competence requirements that complement our internationally-recognised standards. …

Engineering profession sets out six clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

Engineering profession sets out six clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

Published: 24/09/2021

Exactly one month before the government is due to deliver the Budget, including its spending review for the next three years, 42 engineering organisations representing more than 450,000 UK engineers have outlined six urgent actions vital to ensuring we have the right skills and investments in place to both grow and decarbonise the economy. …

Registrants among first new Fellows elected under Fit for the Future diversity initiative

Registrants among first new Fellows elected under Fit for the Future diversity initiative

Published: 24/09/2021

The trustees and staff of the Engineering Council would like to congratulate David Short MSc CEng IntPE(UK) FRAeS FIET, Technology Director for BAE Systems and a Trustee of the Engineering Council, on his election to Fellowship. The Engineering Council is pleased to see that almost two thirds of new Fellows are registrants and would like to congratulate them on this significant achievement …

Revised ICTTech Standard published on 31 August

Revised ICTTech Standard published on 31 August

Published: 23/09/2021

The Engineering Council has published a revised edition of the Information and Communications Technology Technician (ICTTech) Standard. The ICTTech Standard outlines the competence and commitment requirements for registration as an Information and Communications Technology Technician (ICTTech). …

Engineering regulator enhances industry-wide security guidance

Engineering regulator enhances industry-wide security guidance

Published: 23/09/2021

Security is a central consideration in all engineering practice. As the profession’s regulator, the Engineering Council has refreshed its security guidance resources, to reflect both current and future needs. To enhance the existing Guidance on Security, which is available to all those working in (or studying) engineering, further resources have now been added to support application of this Guidance. …

Standards support post-16 engineering education – guidance published on AAQA

Standards support post-16 engineering education – guidance published on AAQA

Published: 22/09/2021

The Engineering Council’s Standards can help learners, their parents, careers advisors and employers to navigate the rapidly-changing landscape of post-16 qualifications. …

Verify registration status online - RegCheck

Verify registration status online - RegCheck

Published: 21/09/2021

RegCheck, an online tool enabling employers, clients or other third parties to confirm an individual’s professional registration status, is now available on the Engineering Council's website. …

Engineering Council appoints Vice-Chair 

Engineering Council appoints Vice-Chair 

Published: 25/08/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Prof John Chudley CEng FIMarEST on his appointment to the position of Vice-Chair of the Engineering Council’s Board of Trustees. John has served on the Engineering Council’s Board of Trustees since 2017 and chairs the Registration Standards Committee. His new role as Vice-Chair will include supporting the implementation of the Engineering Council’s 2025 Strategy. …

Industry and peer reviewed Standards support post-16 engineering education

Industry and peer reviewed Standards support post-16 engineering education

Published: 13/08/2021

The Engineering Council’s Standards can help learners, their parents, careers advisors and employers to navigate the rapidly-changing landscape of post-16 qualifications. …

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Published: 19/07/2021

In line with the general caution and gradual return to the workplace recommended by the Government, Engineering Council staff continue to undertake the majority of their work remotely where it is not essential to attend the office. …

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Published: 05/07/2021

The Building Safety Bill is expected to be presented to the House of Commons after 3.30pm today, in a statement by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. …