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Engineering profession says new industrial strategy must deliver on long-term vision and transcend party politics

Published: 24/04/2017

The UK engineering profession has called on government to ensure that the industrial strategy brings stability and enables UK industry, academia, government and investors to work together to achieve long-term, sustainable growth. Investment in skills and the professional development of the UK's existing workforce are highlighted …

Engineering leaders and apprentices back professional status for technicians

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Engineering leaders and apprentices back professional status for technicians

Published: 28/02/2014

Bosses at five major UK companies have become the first to back a new campaign to promote routes for technicians and engineering apprentices to professionally register as Engineering Technicians (EngTech) and enhance their career prospects. …

Professional Standards refreshed to meet evolving challenges for engineering

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Professional Standards refreshed to meet evolving challenges for engineering

Published: 27/02/2014

Following extensive profession-wide reviews during 2013 the Engineering Council has recently re-issued its two key Standards documents. …

First upward trend in registrants for 12 years

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First upward trend in registrants for 12 years

Published: 25/02/2014

The Engineering Council is pleased to announce that for the first time since 2001, the total number of individuals on the national register has increased. …

Earnings rise for professionally registered engineers

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Earnings rise for professionally registered engineers

Published: 13/01/2014

The Engineering Council’s 2013 survey of professionally registered engineers and technicians indicates. …

First IEng for Gateways

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First IEng for Gateways

Published: 19/12/2013

Christopher Jones is the first BEng Professional Engineering graduate in the UK to achieve Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status through the flexible work-based ‘Engineering Gateways’ programme. …

Engineering Council welcomes Trailblazers

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Engineering Council welcomes Trailblazers

Published: 31/10/2013

The Engineering Council welcomes the announcement made by Government on Monday, which sets out its implementation plan for reform of Apprenticeships, building on the recommendations of the Richard Review of Apprenticeships. …

RAF Engineer wins Baroness Platt of Writtle IEng award 2013

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RAF Engineer wins Baroness Platt of Writtle IEng award 2013

Published: 10/07/2013

Flight Sergeant Steve Williams MSc IEng MIMechE MIET RAF was yesterday announced as the recipient of the Baroness Platt of Writtle Award 2013. …

Survey of Registrants 2013

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Survey of Registrants 2013

Published: 23/04/2013

The Engineering Council will shortly be commencing its regular survey of registered professional engineers and technicians. …

Registrant numbers level for the first time in years

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Registrant numbers level for the first time in years

Published: 20/02/2013

The Engineering Council’s annual statistics report, issued today, shows that the downward trend in the total number of registered engineers and technicians, observed over the past few years, levelled out in 2012. …

New award for Incorporated Engineers

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New award for Incorporated Engineers

Published: 05/02/2013

The Engineering Council is pleased to announce the launch of a new award by the Worshipful Company of Engineers, a Livery Company of the City of London, for the most outstanding individual registered as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) each year. …