Careers in Science and Engineering

Do you want an interesting career?  Then become a Chartered Engineer, an Incorporated Engineer or an Engineering Technician involved in design and construction.

To become a Chartered Engineer, you'll need an accredited 4-year MEng degree and a minimum of three years' practical experience with an engineering company.  

To become an Incorporated Engineer, you'll need an accredited Bachelors’ degree and a minimum of three years' practical experience with an engineering company.  

To become an Engineering Technician, you will need typically HNC or HND, or NVQ level 3 plus practical experience with an engineering company.

There is also a route to a professional engineering status, aimed at those with a number of years’ experience, but without the recognised academic base. Depending on the actual level of academic qualification, the number of years required will vary from 15 years if someone has no qualification to a lesser amount if some qualifications are obtained. Details are available from the Engineering Institutions.

For information on careers, jobs and more about science, engineering and technology, visit the Inside Careers web site to see details of the latest graduate vacancies.

For a full list of engineering disciplines, look at the Engineering Council web site.

There is a range of professional institutions involved in Science and Engineering which will give information on careers.  A multitude of professions was involved in the design of the two bridges and included  .....

Institution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Structural Engineers

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The institution of Electrical Engineers

Chartered Institution  of Civil Engineering Surveyors