Career Map

The Naval sector offers a wide range of opportunities for scientists, engineers and technologists.  Generally it is expected that employees will be, or have the potential to be, registered through one of the appropriate professional bodies that include:

For engineers and technologists, the Institutes are licensed by the Engineering Council to ensure consistency in terms of academic qualifications and professional experience.  There are four categories of registration, dependent on academic achievements, experience and levels of responsibility:

The starting point for a career in Naval engineering, science & technology depends on your qualifications. The four primary levels  are:

  • Level 3 Qualifications (AS & A level, Cambridge International Award, International Baccalaureate and BTEC/NVQ/SVQ Level 3)
  • Advanced Apprenticeships (HNC, HND, BTEC Level 3)
  • Bachelors Degree (BEng, BSc)
  • Masters Degree (MEng, MSc)