Why should I become an engineer

The world needs you!

Engineers and technicians are the most in demand jobs in the world. Over 1.82 million people with engineering skills are needed between 2012-2022 so we need more people like you to become engineers. 

Engineers are paid well. Engineering apprentices earn more than double the national apprentice minimum wage. Engineering and technology graduates earn 20% higher salaries compared with average graduate starting salary. 

All engineers have the potential to have a fantastic career and to earn a great wage. You can do this whilst travelling the world, improving people’s lives, helping to solve some of the world’s big problems and working with some of the most interesting people on the planet.