The route to success
Opportunities exist for professional engineers at all levels and engineering is one of the few career areas where there are clear professional progression routes through work-based learning. Put simply, you don’t have to go to university to pursue a career in engineering.
Engineers are frequently described by their category of professional registration. You may have heard of ‘Engineering Technicians’, 'Incorporated Engineers' and 'Chartered Engineers'. For more information about professional registration click here.
The career route map below shows various ways to become a professional engineer in England. (Click on the route map below to download a copy).
Click here for more examples of qualifications that may lead to a career in engineering and technology.
Click here for more information about national entry standards, qualifications, and career progression within engineering.