Joined: 23 December 2011
I am preparing my application for IEng. I have questions regarding accountability diagram and the career history (section I and section J).
I worked at three different places. Should I make one accountability diagram or three ?
Which means three independent accountability diagrams for three work places ?
Regarding section J, how long I should write in career history. Is there any space limit ?
Half page per work place is sufficient or not ?
Joined: 17 April 2004
If your most recent post is your most responsible, just include the accountability diagram for that one. (There may be some circumstances where you might want to include more than one, for example if you've very recently changed jobs and feel including a previous one is more representative of your career and seniority.)
Your career history should be long enough to demonstrate the competencies required for IEng, so there is no fixed length. I've seen anything from four or five pages up to sixteen or more. Around six pages could be plenty if your work is easy to explain and maps neatly to the UKSPEC competencies. There's no need to write in detail about previous roles that don't strongly demonstrate the competencies you want to highlight so a summary showing how your responsibility has increased through those types of roles is sufficient.