Engineering and manufacturing is one of the UK’s broadest sectors. Almost 5.7 million people work in engineering in the UK, accounting for just over 19% of all UK employment.
While some engineering-related industries, such as mining and quarrying, are in decline, others are actively seeking new recruits.
Branches of engineering include:
Industries that require qualified engineering and manufacturing graduates include space, music, nuclear, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and automation and robotics.
Andrew Harries – Network Rail
Daniel Hopkins – Network Rail
Chloe Smith – Preston’s College Student
Matt Bamber – Nuclear Principle Inspector for the Office of Nuclear Regulation
Jack Redfern – Apprentice Technician at BAE Systems
Amy Clare – Network Rail