Career development

The IET offer a number of products and services to support your career development.


Professional development

The IET supports the continuing professional development (CPD) of people working in the fields of engineering and technology - to raise the standards and recognition of those professions.

Career Manager

Career Manager is an online professional development system that allows IET members to build a competence profile, carry out an assessment and record supporting evidence. You can find information on how to use Career Manager for guidance, inspiration, and all you need to get started.

Training courses

All our courses have been designed with engineering and technology professionals in mind, with the aim of helping individuals and organisations reach and stay at the leading edge.


The IET mentoring service provides a range of support and information to its members and to companies interested in engineering and technology.

Career options

During your career in engineering and technology, there are a number of important choices that you will need to make. The career options area provides information and resources to help you make informed choices.

Professional ethics

The IET has a number of Rules of Conduct which set out the standards of behaviour expected of its members. Through interactive case studies, you can interpret the Rules of Conduct, and to understand the demands of professional behaviour in your own life.

IET Advantage - for the career you really want

If you have graduated within the last five years you may be eligible for IET Advantage - our membership programme for early career engineers with the ambition and drive to achieve more. IET Advantage offers exceptional value and delivers tailored support, expert guidance, essential engineering intelligence and knowledge throughout the crucial stages of your early career as you work towards professional registration.