Engineering a Career


Engineering a Career


‘Engineering a Career’ is a new short course perfect for school career leads and guidance teachers. It highlights opportunities for cross-subject interests leading to amazing careers in Engineering. 

Participants are engaged with a unique and exciting range of engineering careers and classroom activities, including a live competition, meeting specialist engineering professionals, and a visit to a leading local engineering industry. Pupils learn about all the opportunities of an engineering career linked to their favourite subjects, and course participants are able to better advise their pupils about subject choices and career pathways. 


  • Educate your pupils and colleagues on the variety of exciting career opportunities in engineering, utilising a broad range of skills linked to multiple cross-curriculum subject areas. 
  • Understand how careers in engineering can be linked to multiple subjects and interests, and signpost these to both pupils and colleagues. 
  • Create exciting engineering career profiles and case studies, from expert industry professionals to the classroom and your colleagues. 


  • A limited number of Funded Bursaries (worth up to £695 per bursary) are available to start now. Please complete the application form below to secure your funded bursary. 
  • This is a flexible online 15 hr course, with recognised accreditation, associated CPD points, structured in 5 Units, completed over 15 weeks (3 hours per Unit, 1 hour per week). 
  • The course has been designed and delivered by teaching and training experts and is aligned with Gatsby Benchmarks/Career Education Standard 3-18. 
  • You will engage with a live school competition, leading engineering professionals, an industry site visit and acquire unique career insights. 


We are currently open for applications in: 

  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Devon and Cornwall
  • Glasgow and North Lanarkshire
  • Lancashire
  • Liverpool, Halewood, Knowlsey
  • Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley


  • The deadline for funded bursary applications is 12.00 on 31/07/24. 
  • If you are interested and would like to join, please apply by completing and submitting the form below before 12.00 on 31/07/24. 

If you would like to apply for a place on this course, please complete the form below and a member of the Primary Engineer team will be in touch.
Bursary places are limited, so please apply now to avoid disappointment.

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