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Bloodhound Project – a supersonic boost for kids and the UK economy.

The Bloodhound project

Bloodhound Project director Richard Noble hopes that his supersonic scheme will inspire kids to invent and design new technology, to boost the UK’s economy. About Richard Noble and The Bloodhound Project Richard Noble hopes to drive his supersonic car, Bloodhound SSC, into the record books this year but he is also full of hope about another mission – to engage ... Read More »

The qualifications needed to be an engineer

qualifications needed to be an engineer

Engineering is a hugely varied industry, but there are similarities at the heart of all the different types of engineering jobs.  Find out what the qualifications needed to be an engineer are. Maths and Science lie at the heart of all engineering jobs and courses, whether it is agricultural, civil, mechanical or structural engineering. To find out about the variety of ... Read More »

How do I get career advice?

Careers Advice

Getting career advice isn’t really as simple as speaking to one person. Neither is it about completing one activity which then tells you what job will suit you. Choosing a career for the future Choosing a career for your future requires a combination of advice and information which you will get from a variety of places.  A good place to ... Read More »

The subjects most likely to lead to employment and good pay

When you choose your A-level subjects, select a vocational qualification to study or decide on the Degree course that you want to do; it’s not just a case of picking something that you enjoy.  You will also be thinking about the future and about your long-term career.  Deciding to study for a HNC,  HND, foundation or honours Degree means (unless ... Read More »

Engineering – it’s not a dirty word!

Forget the oil-stained overalls stereotype. Engineering careers can be incredibly exciting and rewarding. BY Sam Worth The reputation of any engineer relies heavily on his or her level of registration with the Engineering Council. The UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) is used to recognise the knowledge and competence of engineers as either engineering technician (EngTech), incorporated engineer (IEng) ... Read More »

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