Electronics Engineer will apply their knowledge of electrons and electrical components to design electronic systems, devices and circuits which can be used in mobile phones, acoustics, medical instruments, defence, nanotechnology and radio and satellite communication
You'll usually need a foundation degree, HND or degree in electronic or electrical engineering, or engineering technology.
Employers may accept qualifications in related subjects like physics, maths or computer science. See the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) for courses.
You could get into this job through an apprenticeship.
Career Path and Progression
With incorporated or chartered engineer status you could:
- move into project management roles
- specialise in research, such as telecommunications, robotics or semiconductors
- work as an engineering consultant
You could also move into patent law.
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- Aerospace engineer
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- Electrical engineer
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- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- A high level of technical knowledge
- Good IT skills
- Health and safety awareness
- The ability to multi task
- Good communication skills
- Strong team working abilities
- The ability to translate complex ideas into understandable concepts
£21,000 to £65,000