What is engineering? Careers booklet
A leaflet for students aged 11 to 16, describing what engineering is and explaining the different routes into engineering.
The work that engineers do affects billions of people. It is creative and hands-on. It is about solving problems, designing things and improving things. As an engineer, you could tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems - from dealing with cyber security and maintaining clean water and energy supplies to finding sustainable ways to grow food, build houses and travel.
This 8-page leaflet helps students and teachers understand more about engineering careers, giving examples and listing important subjects and different routes into engineering, such as apprenticeships, vocational qualifications and degrees.