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Neon – the new website for engineering inspiration 

Published: 09/10/2020

The team behind Big Bang and Tomorrow’s Engineers has launched a new engineering outreach website for teachers, career co-ordinators and school leaders. Neon is a digital platform which brings Covid-secure engineering inspiration to students through digital and real-world examples and resources. …

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. …

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). …

'SME COVID-19 Webinar Series' for UK businesses - new dates added

'SME COVID-19 Webinar Series' for UK businesses - new dates added

Published: 22/05/2020

The Department for International Trade (DIT) would like to introduce the newly launched SME Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webinar Series. This extensive series of free webinars is designed to support UK businesses to get help, protect their business and save jobs. …

Enginuity launches new digital engineering platform to upskill Britain’s engineering and manufacturing workers

Enginuity launches new digital engineering platform to upskill Britain’s engineering and manufacturing workers

Published: 18/05/2020

Made Smarter and engineering skills organisation Enginuity have worked together to launch a platform today which delivers digital engineering skills in one place to Britain’s engineers and manufacturers. …

Covid-19 Business Support

Covid-19 Business Support

Published: 30/03/2020

A full range of measures have been made available to support businesses, public services and individuals during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. …

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Published: 25/02/2020

The Engineering Council is pleased to have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) as an External Quality Assurance (EQA) provider …

More young engineers profiled in #ThisIsEngineering campaign to challenge perceptions of profession

More young engineers profiled in #ThisIsEngineering campaign to challenge perceptions of profession

Published: 11/09/2018

A new season of films launched features seven young engineers working in a range of industries …

Professionally registered engineers report higher earnings

Professionally registered engineers report higher earnings

Published: 13/07/2018

Average salaries are higher among professionally registered engineers in all areas of industry …

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Published: 02/01/2018

From 2 January 2018, employers will be able to nominate the Engineering Council as the provider of quality assurance for apprenticeships. …

Engineering profession embraces Apprenticeships

Engineering profession embraces Apprenticeships

Published: 24/04/2017

The engineering profession has been working to ensure that apprentices in this sector gain the skills that employers need through high quality Apprenticeships …