EngTech Visionary Award

Awarded to an EngTech who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to their continuing professional development.

The EngTech will have made a positive difference to their company and have made a significant contribution to encouraging young people into an engineering career.

This may include working within a school or with a group of pupils, within a youth group, mentoring work experience placements, or other promotional activities. It is expected that such activities are long-term initiatives continuing into the future.

Entrants must also show a career plan for the next three years or so.

The award will be made to an individual that has made a significant contribution to promoting EngTech registration in either an engineering role or in supportive roles such as manager, supervisor, lecturer, mentor, trainer, HR professional or advisor.

Eligility

  • You must be a current member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Award conditions

  • Applications can be made by a company employee, or colleagues in the engineering community who have knowledge of the nominee’s achievements.
  • 500 words of supporting copy are required to enter the award with accompanying photographic or diagrammatic evidence and third-party endorsement if appropriate. 

Award criteria

The award will be made to someone demonstrating direct involvement in growing and promoting the Institution’s EngTech registration.

This could include activities such as:

  • Promotion at team and staff briefings
  • Offering one to one support to colleagues
  • Organising workshops and events.
  • Seeking support from other bodies
  • Acting as an EngTech ambassador within the organisation
  • Offering support to peers
  • Developing policies to increase registration
  • Promoting registration through general communications
  • Working to include EngTech registration in job specifications and procurement documentation.

Value of award

The winner will receive a plaque and certificate. The winner will also benefit from the industry-wide recognition gained as a result of winning this prestigious award.

Application process

Closing date: 30 June 2021.

  • Applications can be made by a company employee, or colleagues in the engineering community who have knowledge of your achievements.
  • 500 words of supporting copy are required to enter the award with accompanying photographic or diagrammatic evidence and third party endorsement if appropriate.
  • The application must be signed by a sponsor who supports your application.

Submit  your completed application form to:

Karen Frost 
ASK House 
IMechE Prizes and Awards Department 
Northgate Avenue 
Bury St Edmunds 
Suffolk 
IP32 6BB

awards@imeche.org

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