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Engineering Council's 2025 Strategy launched

Published: 02/07/2021

Our new 2025 strategy sets out our priorities, as the regulatory body for the engineering profession, for the next four years. The Strategy was produced through a consultation with key stakeholders, including the professional engineering institutions, to reflect the priorities of the whole engineering profession. …

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Published: 02/07/2021

The Engineering Council would like to welcome the four new Trustees who formally joined the Board at our 10 June AGM …

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Published: 02/07/2021

The first plans for Engineering Zero have been unveiled – a new programme of work from the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) ahead of COP26.  …

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: …

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 …

Coding Black Females join BCS

Coding Black Females join BCS

Published: 03/03/2021

Seventy-five members of Coding Black Females (CBF) have joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in a move to create more visible role models for women working in the industry. Black women make up less than 1% of the IT industry according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS); overall, 20% of the industry’s workforce is female. …

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. …

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Published: 25/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is looking for your nominations for the engineering innovations – and the engineers behind them - you think should be included in their virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation. …