Mechanical engineering careers guide

Training courses and professional development options

Doing a training course or professional option will enhance your skills and further your career. It’s also a great way to keep up with the latest engineering ideas and trends.

Our training courses and Accredited courses

Stay up to speed with the latest engineering innovations. We run a range of courses throughout the year, delivered by engineers for engineers.

Continuing professional development (CPD) schemes
Accredited course search from the Engineering Council

Further learning

Our further learning options allow you to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge and 'top up' your formal qualification to the required academic level for professional registration.

Upcoming events

Keep up with the latest engineering ideas, innovation and thought leadership. Find out more about our world-class calendar of events that includes networking, conferences, dinners and seminars across the UK.

Career developer

We offer our members an online tool to manage professional development. Career developer lets you plan, record and review your experience throughout your career.

Other courses

Hotcourses - database of degree and non-degree courses
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) course database
Learn Direct courses
UCAS degree, postgraduate and foundation courses

Short courses

• Short courses from Cranfield University
Oil and gas, manufacturing and soft skill courses from MCP Consulting and Training
Engineering, CAD and management courses from OakCAD Training
Offshore oil and gas engineering courses from Petrofac Training Services
Power plant and engineering skills courses from Uniper Engineering Academy
Inspection of pressure systems and mechanical plants courses from Matthews Engineering Training
Practical engineering courses from the Pump Centre and ESR technology
Energy engineering courses from The Energy Institute


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