The evidence can include course development, involvement in research, managing research contracts, an industrial placement, working independently on consultancy or voluntary engineering work.
Any engineering experience outside your educational role would also be relevant. For instance you might have worked in an engineering-based job before moving into education. This evidence will strengthen your application, especially if you can show how your experience influences your current teaching or research.
Panellists would strongly recommend that they consider working towards their professional registration. It’s crucial to find a mentor who they feel comfortable with and get into the habit of recording their professional development, as they go along.
Professional registration could further progress their career, raise their profile and gain recognition amongst peers, superiors, clients and other engineers’ colleagues across various disciplines. Becoming a Professional registration enables us to further develop our knowledge and insight by keeping up to date with the latest professional standards and making the most of ethical guidance, sector-specific advice, and regulatory help. Furthermore, it enables us to build valuable client relationships based on trust, honesty, and integrity.