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Your engineering career options

This diagram, developed by National Grid, compares the different qualifications available and the educational and career pathways you can take. It’s a great way to narrow down the field and find out what interests you the most.

Diagram showing engineering career options developed by National Grid

You can also download a PDF copy of the diagram below.

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