This is my first post/new topic on this website and I was hoping to get some advice from experienced engineers regarding the most prosperous route to take within Electrical Engineering. Currently I am a jack of all trades, but am concerned that specialising maybe the key and If this is the case I can incorporate this into the FdENG I am studying for, making me more employable at the end of the course. No doubt there is varying opinions regarding this subject so any advice would be appreciated.
I am a maintenance engineer at a food company working 4 on 4 off permanent nights and currently studying for a foundation degree in electrical engineering, which is day release and has the work based learning modules. This foundation degree is self funded and I use my holiday entitlement for the day release when it falls on shift, the company has absolutely no interest in personal development or any kind of training for that matter. Working for a company that invest in its engineering department rather than getting external contractors in would be a step in the right direction (Im not bitter
Maintenance Engineer on the Harrier for 5 years in the Navy.
Electrical contracting for 2 years.
Currently a Maintenance Engineer (elec bias) in Food industry
General Engineering apprenticeship (Navy)
2391 Inspect and Test
Starting second year of FdENG Electrical Electronic Engineering
Thanks in advance,