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Over 6,200 engineers and technicians professionally registered in 2022

Over 6,200 engineers and technicians professionally registered in 2022

Published: 08/11/2022

During 2022, over 6,200 engineers and technicians have become professionally registered with the Engineering Council, following a successful assessment of their engineering competence and commitment. Professional registration is an internationally recognised mark of quality, as a standard set by the engineering profession. …

Guidance on recognition of apprenticeships and other non-degree programmes

Guidance on recognition of apprenticeships and other non-degree programmes

Published: 07/11/2022

Guidance is available to support the Approval and Accreditation of Qualifications and Apprenticeships (AAQA). This is a new Engineering Council Standard (introduced in 2020) against which apprenticeships, including Degree Apprenticeships and Graduate Apprenticeships, and non-degree qualifications can be recognised. …

Policy on risk-based accreditation

Policy on risk-based accreditation

Published: 07/11/2022

The Engineering Council has introduced a ‘risk-based approach to accreditation’ for all accreditation visits taking place after 1 January 2023. This applies to the accreditation of programmes by PEIs against the Approval and Accreditation of Qualifications and Apprenticeships (AAQA) or Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP). …

Thousands of black women ‘missing’ from the IT industry, report warns

Thousands of black women ‘missing’ from the IT industry, report warns

Published: 27/10/2022

Over 20,000 black women are ‘missing’ from the IT profession in the UK, according to a new report from leading industry groups …

Registrants recognised at IET Achievement Awards

Registrants recognised at IET Achievement Awards

Published: 25/10/2022

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrants recognised in The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2022 Achievement Awards. The Awards honoured 11 of the world’s top engineering and technology talent with medals and trophies for services to the industry, celebrating excellence and research in the sector and encouraging the next generation of engineers and technicians. …

Registrant recognised as CIBSE Apprentice of the Year

Registrant recognised as CIBSE Apprentice of the Year

Published: 19/10/2022

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Louis Kimber EngTech LCIBSE, a Mechanical Engineering Technician at Atkins, who has won this year's CIBSE Apprentice of the Year Degree (Levels 5 – 7). The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Young Engineers Awards (YEAs) 2022 recognise future industry change makers, as they address the big questions around the role of engineering in delivering a safe, healthy, and sustainable built environment for all.  …

Over 6,200 engineers and technicians professionally registered in 2022

Over 6,200 engineers and technicians professionally registered in 2022

Published: 07/10/2022

During 2022, over 6,300 engineers and technicians have become professionally registered with the Engineering Council, following a successful assessment of their engineering competence and commitment …

First female President Elect of IPEM

First female President Elect of IPEM

Published: 29/09/2022

The first woman to become President Elect of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) has been appointed to the role. …

Death of Her Majesty the Queen

Death of Her Majesty the Queen

Published: 08/09/2022

The Engineering Council, its Trustees and staff are saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second and would like to offer their condolences to the Royal Family.   Her Majesty’s support for professional engineering institutions and for the work of the engineering profession was greatly appreciated. …

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, shares its top tech priorities for the new PM and team

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, shares its top tech priorities for the new PM and team

Published: 07/09/2022

An open message to the new Prime Minister Liz Truss from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, says that technology offers opportunities to solve our biggest problems and a path for Britain to lead the world. Mayank Prakash, President of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT said: “We urge you to unlock the potential of technology to reimagine our approach to fields like health and the economy. …