BTEC works for

Ever wanted to combine science and maths with creative design ideas to solve real-world problems? Then a BTEC in Engineering could be the course for you.

Have you tried our 3-minute quiz? Take the quiz to uncover your strengths and get information based on your interests and aspirations. You can also take a look at our printable leaflet for background on the course, units at a glance, career pathways and much more!

The top 5 skills employers look for that you’ll learn on a Engineering course:


Problem Solving




What kind of career can I go into?

Whether you want to head for the stars, drill deep into the earth – or help build and improve the world around us, there’s a job in Engineering for you. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Agricultural Engineer

Aerospace Engineer

Automotive Engineer

Biomedical Engineer

Civil Engineer

Agricultural Engineer - Agricultural Engineer tending to plants.
Aerospace Engineer
Automotive Engineer
Biomedical Engineer - Two men in the lab.
Civil Engineer

Real life BTEC Engineering stories

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Dean Hargreaves

Service Manager Engineer

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Feven Zeray

Apprentice Aircraft Engineer at British Airways

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Fitzgerald Chikoba

Apprentice for Leeds City Council - Highways and Transportation Department