Year three - support

As you become more accomplished, you will benefit from enhanced opportunities to grow your knowledge and skills.

Technician pathway

View the technician pathway according to your career stage.


Share and advance your knowledge with other technicians and engineers in your specialist discipline, explore IET Community activities across the five core industry sectors.

Use the IET Young Professional Community forums to increase and develop your interpersonal skills through volunteering opportunities, discussions and events.


See how you can use the IET knowledge resources on the Digital Library to enhance your market intelligence and knowledge of technological developments to improve the effectiveness of engineering products, systems or services.

Develop your understanding of compliance issues and best practice within your sector though IET Standards, Sectors and the Digital Library to enhance your knowledge of the management and application of safe systems of work.


Undertake professional skills courses to build your competence level in areas including management, negotiation and professional presentation techniques and record your participation on courses on Career Manager.

Review your professional development plan on Career Manager include evidence of your personal ability to provide information and advice to technical and non-technical colleagues, this could be done using reports drawings or specifications.