Training and qualifications


Accredited Courses

The IED accredits courses at further and higher educational institutions as being suitable for membership and/or registration as an engineer or designer.

Click here to see a list of IED accredited courses.

Click here for details of how to get your course accredited.

Approved Training Courses

The IED approves training courses relevant to careers in design.

Click here to see a list of IED approved training providers.

Young Engineers and Students

Tomorrow's Engineers

This site includes general information about careers in engineering with careers advice for teachers and students as well as learning and teaching resources


Gradcracker is a unique website dedicated entirely to graduate engineer recruitment and covers all disciplines of engineering.

Industry Advice

Engineering Council careers

The Engineering Council sets the internationally recognised standards of professional competence and ethics for engineers, technologists and technicians. The Engineering Council website provides information about these standards as well as links to other useful sites.

Women's Engineering Society

Advice for women in engineering, their colleagues and employers

IED Job Board

The IED has a bespoke job board where Members can post their CVs, look for new positions and post job vacancies at a much reduced rate. Click here to access the facility.

Apprenticeships and work placements

Apprenticeship schemes

The IED approves a number of apprenticeship schemes, you can find a list here. If you would like us to approve your scheme email

Work Placements

IED students looking for a work placement can feature their CV on the IED job board, free of charge. Click here to upload your CV.

Ask the CEO

Submit Question

If you've got any questions about the IED or our membership process then we'd be more than happy to hear from you. Simply click on the 'submit question' button, fill in the contact form and we'll get back to you with a response as soon as possible.