IET Engineering Open House Day 2016


Engineering Open House Day 2016

We are one of many organisations and businesses throwing open their doors on 29th July to celebrate the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s Engineering Open House Day this summer. The day is a chance to celebrate the difference and amazing impact that engineers have across the UK – and showcase to families and young people, especially girls, that a career in engineering can be creative and highly rewarding.

Recent research conducted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology tells us that just 7% of UK parents think that engineering would appeal to their daughters, while official figures show that just 9 per cent of the UK engineering workforce is female. The demand for engineers has never been greater and there is a significant engineering and technology skills gap in the UK, so educating tomorrow’s engineers – the young people of today – is critical to the future success of our economy.

Taking part in National Engineering Open House Day gives us the opportunity to say thank you to the inspiring engineers we work with and to shine a light on what a career in engineering is really like.

We look forward to seeing you on 29th July at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry, CV7 9RD.

10am – 2pm

Suitable for parents and young people aged 8+