How to become an Engineer

Posted: Jan 18, 2019

There’s a lot of future for a career in engineering, especially as there’s currently a shortage of people in the UK with STEM skills (science, technology, engineering & mathematics).

In fact, the demand for people with these skills is only set to grow and it’s not just welders and engineers that are required. There are also a lot of opportunities for business sales executives, technicians, design engineers and commercial roles such as finance and marketing.

265,000 more skilled engineers needed each year in the UK

Posted: Nov 10, 2017

More than a quarter of a million skilled engineers are needed each year to meet the demand from engineering and manufacturing companies, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation has revealed.

As the week closes on Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – a week dedicated to inspiring the UK’s next generation of engineers and encouraging young people into the profession to plug the skills gap in some of Britain’s biggest companies – the EEF have put together a few hard-hitting facts.