Demand for engineering skills is set to increase over the coming years with the requirements for advanced technology. With new technology brings new skill requirements and so in more cases engineers are required to be multi skilled.
The UK’s Engineering sector employs 5.5 million people across a variety of roles and contributes significantly to the economy, generating revenues of £455.6 Billion GDP to the UK.
It has been forecast that engineering employers will need to recruit 182,000 people with engineering skills each year until 2022.
Manufacturing and Construction
Renewable Energy Sources, such as wind turbines, hydroelectric and solar paneling
Building Services, such as lighting, heating, ventilation and lift systems
Gas, Water, Waste
Power Generation, transmission and distribution
Transportation – aviation, space, automotive and transport networks, including rail electrification and signalling