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The Engineering industry can be very rewarding. You could become involved in projects that may be standing in history and society for many years to come.

There are many different types of engineer, so it’s almost guaranteed there will be something for you! Why not look and see what’s waiting for you?

Have a look at the different sectors below, watch the videos and follow the links to find out more!

  • 65 million engineering jobs are predicted to be available by 2024
  • In the UK, engineering companies expect to need 182,000 people with engineering skills each year to 2022 across a range of roles
  • Engineering jobs make up 19% of the UK’s total employment

Useful subjects:

Maths • Physics • Chemistry • Design and technology • ICT • Business studies • English • Science • Languages

Job Ideas for this Industry

Nuclear Engineer • Electrical Engineer • CAD Technician • Motor Mechanic • Aerospace Engineer • Welder • Wind Turbine Technician • Architect • Marine Engineer • Chemical Engineer • Civil Engineer (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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4 Job Areas

Did You Know?
The advanced manufacturing and engineering sector in Norfolk & Suffolk has an economic value of £5.1 billion.

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KLM UK Engineering Apprenticeships
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Tarmac Graduates and Apprenticeships
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Higher and Degree Apprenticeships at National Grid
Closing Date:
27th February 2022
Salary:
Highly Competitive
Location:
Nationwide, Nationwide
Employer description Main description There’s a lot you can learn by going to university but it doesn't need to be full-time. If you know what career direction you want to take, why not start a career whilst also studying at university or college, debt-free,...
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Advanced Apprenticeships at National Grid
Closing Date:
27th February 2022
Salary:
Highly competitive
Location:
Nationwide, Nationwide
Employer description National Grid, run and operate the UK’s energy system, delivering power to every corner of the country. This means we play a central role in helping to solve the challenges facing our climate. It’s why we’re acting today to help build a cl...
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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
Check out the latest Kickstart Scheme opportunities from Norfolk, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.
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Production Technician
Closing Date:
28th February 2022
Salary:
£17230.72
Location:
Felixstowe
Undertaking assembly, kitting and preparation tasks. Working to drawings and Bills of Material (BoM). Identifying components, placing and hand soldering for high quality medical products.
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Mechanical Assembler
Closing Date:
28th February 2022
Salary:
£20,000
Location:
Felixstowe
As a Mechanical Assembler, you will be responsible for connecting parts into more complex components and ensuring all parts are fitted correctly and suitable for the final product.
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Train to be a Marine Engineer in the British merchant Navy - Caera's Story.
This Cadetship is a Golden Ticket, by Caera - Engineer Cadet I actually didn't originally want to be an Engineer!I actually didn't originally want to be an Engineer. I had intended to go on to Art School when leaving school. I have been in the youth organisat...
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