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Implementation of Revised Engineering Council Standards

Published: 17/04/2021

Following publication of The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) 4.0 HE providers can request accreditation against the old or new learning outcomes for accreditation visits held before September 2024. Guidance is being developed to support Approval and Accreditation of Qualifications and Apprenticeships (AAQA), the new Engineering Council Standard against which apprenticeships …

Top-up degrees

Top-up degrees

Published: 16/04/2021

The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) 4.0 explicitly supports accreditation of top-up degrees, as well as programmes which can underpin top-up degrees, such as Foundation degrees and Higher National Diplomas. …

Covid-19 and accreditation

Covid-19 and accreditation

Published: 15/04/2021

The Engineering Council and the professional engineering institutions we license recognise that Covid-19 is presenting many challenges for universities, and we are keen to be flexible and supportive whilst ensuring that standards are maintained. Anyone with queries related to either continued accreditation of programmes in light of changes in response to Covid-19 or future accreditation activity is advised to …

Supporting engineering accreditation during COVID-19

Supporting engineering accreditation during COVID-19

Published: 21/05/2020

The Engineering Council is pleased to support the ‘Accreditation under lockdown’ event being hosted by the Engineering Professor’s Council (EPC) on 22 May, which has been organised to support stakeholders in engineering accreditat.ion …

Latest progress on the Standards Review

Latest progress on the Standards Review

Published: 31/03/2020

Following a series of consultations with key stakeholders, including individual engineers and the public, revisions have been made to our Standards. …

Accreditation Review - consultation open

Accreditation Review - consultation open

Published: 31/03/2020

The Accreditation Review Working Group (ARWG) was set up to investigate and develop solutions for perceived inconsistencies in accreditation practice. …

Accreditation Review

Accreditation Review

Published: 28/11/2019

The Engineering Council is currently conducting an Accreditation Review. This is separate to the review of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) and is focused upon accreditation processes, with the aim of assessing the extent of perceived inconsistencies. …

Accreditation of engineering courses

Accreditation of engineering courses

Published: 08/05/2018

Undertaking an Engineering Council accredited degree has appeal for many students, as it puts them on a straightforward path to professional registration …

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

Published: 24/10/2016

The Government Science and Engineering profession has launched its new strategy setting out what the GSE profession wants to achieve over the next five years …

Engineering Gateways

Engineering Gateways

Published: 15/06/2016

Mike Hope, Associate Professor at Kingston University, will deliver a presentation on the benefits of the Engineering Council’s Engineering Gateways scheme to employers and their engineering staff. …

New Guidance on security

New Guidance on security

Published: 15/06/2016

The Engineering Council introduced security into the learning outcomes required for accredited degrees in the third edition of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP). …