Becoming an engineer

There's a route into engineering to suit everyone, whether you want to earn and learn at the same time or whether you'd prefer to stay in full time study.

Why study engineering?

Good money, lots of variety, the chance to be part of a renowned group of professionals and always in demand - what's not to like about a career in engineering?


Work experience

Advice on finding work experience - find out where to look, who to contact and how to make the most of your work experience.

Choosing the right A levels

Information on choosing the right A level courses for you.

Apprenticeships - the basics 

Find out what an apprenticeship entails, discover where to look for schemes, and read advice on how to apply.

Careers information for pupils aged 16 and under

Under 16 and looking for more information on engineering careers? Go to Tomorrow's Engineers [new window] for a whole host of engineering careers materials and information.