If you are a woman, this creative, diverse and exciting industry WANTS YOU! Engineering offers amazing career opportunities and a vast range of exciting and interesting jobs, where you can contribute to life-changing technologies that make a real difference in the world. The Royal Academy of Engineering says the UK needs to at least double Continue reading..
You won’t be short of career development opportunities at one of the automotive industry’s leading companies At Ford, we go further to make people’s lives better. The automotive industry is on the cusp of a revolution as great as that when Henry Ford made the first car accessible to the masses over 100 years ago. Continue reading..
The UK needs to double the amount of engineering graduates by 2020 to meet demand. here’s why it’s a good career to get into! The UK government has designated 2018 as the Year of Engineering, indicating how seriously it is taking the need for fresh talent in this sector. Ministers recognise that a lack of Continue reading..
Technology is the fastest-growing industry in the UK and it has career opportunities and pay packets to match! Over the past decade, the way we communicate, exercise, shop and even find love has changed beyond recognition. And judging by the 46 million people in the UK who own a smartphone – predicted to rise to Continue reading..
Keep Britain going by joining the transport sector! As more and more people travel for work, study and fun, so more investment is being made into the UK’s transport infrastructure. Twice as many journeys are being made now than in the 1970s and, in response, the government has pledged £411bn towards road and rail improvement Continue reading..
Great earning potential, undeniable job prospects and a well-publicised current demand for engineers and technicians to fill the skills-gap: it’s no wonder more and more people are beginning to consider engineering careers. Here we’ll be exploring four of the non-traditional routes into engineering – apprenticeships, school and college-leaver programmes, sponsored degrees and engineering gateways. Apprenticeships Continue reading..
Welbeck is the place where learning meets adventure and engineers meet their future! Welbeck is a unique sixth form college that prepares young people for an amazing career as an engineer. Of course there are military routes through Welbeck, but not many people know that Welbeck has a civilian route too. This route leads to Continue reading..
Good salaries, a strong skills demand, a huge range of career options, a variety of routes into those jobs, as well as excellent opportunities for career development and professional recognition. In a previous blog post we’ve written about the advantages offered by engineering careers, but what do the engineers think? We asked a few young Continue reading..
Will Butler-Adams is the boss of iconic British folding-bicycle manufacturers Brompton. He got this job through networking, something not always associated with engineering careers. Butler-Adams was talent-spotted aged 28 and appointed managing director of Brompton following a chance meeting on a coach journey while working at chemical company ICI. Brompton under Butler-Adams went from making Continue reading..
Great salary The average starting salary for engineering and technology graduates is £25,762. This is above the average for all graduate starting salaries in the UK, which is £22,364. Engineering graduates will also earn over 30% more in their working lifetime than the average graduate (that adds up to over £144,000). Engineering technicians, with an Continue reading..