Support for apprentices

If you're an apprentice we can provide the support and tools you need to help you develop the career you want. 

If you’re an apprentice, you can become an Affiliate member for free and enjoy our member benefits

If you’re at the end of your advanced or modern engineering apprenticeship, you can apply for professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) with the Institution. You’ll boost your earning potential, meet like-minded people, enjoy world-class recognition, and get ongoing career support.

What are Approved EngTech schemes?

If you have completed:

  • an Approved company scheme
  • an Approved training provider scheme
  • an Approved College scheme
You can apply for Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration via a simplified route.

See a list of Approved UK company schemes.

See a list of Approved UK training provider schemes.


Where I can I search for engineering jobs?

We’ve pulled together a hotlist of the very best job search engines for young engineers:

Along with browsing these sites, check company websites for vacancies. Direct applications are much more impressive to potential employers because it shows how keen you are to work with them.


Become a member

Contact our Membership team if you have any questions about joining us: