The Young Engineer Programme

The Young Engineer Programme

London • Ages 15-18

7th - 8th November/ 12th - 13th December
Live Online

The Young Engineer Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of engineering through a series of interactive role-plays, seminars, case studies, and Q&A sessions with a group of distinguished engineers from some of the biggest names in the industry.

The programme takes place over two days – Saturday dedicated to "Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering" and Sunday to "Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering". You can choose to attend either one or both days.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities and jobs in engineering, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your UCAS application.

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HIGHLIGHTS

An Immersive Experience of Engineering:

  • Engineers from world-leading brands will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:
  • Imagining the ultimate electric vehicle: use automotive engineering principles to revolutionise car manufacturing
  • Mapping a mission to Mars: select rocket propulsion architectures and colonisation approaches
  • Creating prosthetics limbs: review current design techniques and apply new innovative solutions

  • Work alongside top material engineers in a time-pressured business simulation: Using reverse engineering to reach the perfect solution to meet the client’s specification

Career Coaching for Future Engineers:

  • An action plan of how to get a top job, starting now.
  • Coaching by experts on: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques.

An Audience With Top Engineers:

  • Q&A time with a selection of leading engineers from a range of disciplines
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time.

Boost Your UCAS Form and CV:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, innovative creativity, commercial awareness, and applying theoretical concepts.
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications.

Programme Format:

The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. A full timetable can be found below.

This programme will take place online, delivered LIVE by top professionals, with opportunities for you to interact and ask questions

Programme Fee:

£95/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2), £165/student for both days. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

    TIMETABLE
    Day 1: Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
    11.00am The Engineering Mindset - Engineers as today’s most valuable players
    - The engineer’s role in global business
    - The engineering design process
    - The career: a world of possibilities
    11.30am Roadtrip to Mars - Solving one of humanity's greatest challenges
    - Designing the lift-off, journey and arrival from an engineering perspective
    - Create solutions utilising aerospace, chemical, biomedical and civil engineering concepts
    - Work alongside engineers from these fields and receive live feedback
    - Understand cutting-edge leading solutions
    1.00pm Lunch break
    2.00pm Future Cities - Advancing the world with engineering: how can we solve tomorrow’s problems today?
    - Debate ideas with leading engineers from structural, electrical and mechanical fields
    - Design a smart-city whilst considering population growth, VR/AR technologies and sustainability
    - How to plan for a career in the most cutting-edge roles
    3.00pm Electric Vehicles - How are today's automotive engineers creating tomorrow's transportation?
    - Attack the "range anxiety" problem
    - Design the ultimate EV architecture
    3.30pm Using Engineering to Change The World - How to progress your ideas from the drawing board to reality
    - Designing the world of tomorrow
    - Developing the skills to pursue this career path
    - Future challenges and skill gaps
    4.15pm Career Coaching: A Career in Mechanical, Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering - University & subject choices
    - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - Applications
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network
    5.00pm Panel Q&A - Live panel Q&A with engineers from a variety of backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice
    5.30pm Close

    *exact programme subject to change without notice.

    Day 2: Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering
    11.00am Engineering the Future - The new world of engineering
    - The engineering design process
    - Advancing the world with engineering
    - How can you prepare for jobs that don’t yet exist?
    11.30am From Process to Profit - The chemical engineer’s role in big business
    - Take control of a production line to maximise profit
    - Garbage into gold: review and debate new upcycling solutions
    - Design your innovative solution to a large-scale environmental crisis under the guidance of high-ranking chemical and material engineers
    - Receive live feedback on your designs
    12.15pm Prosthetics and Bionics: The Body of the Future - Existing solutions, current pains and a bionic revolution
    - Design from nature: taking inspiration from natural forms and the evolutionary model
    - Develop prosthetic limbs in real-time
    - Constructing limbs: assemble a prototype under the instruction of industry experts
    - The influence of engineering on medical advancements
    1.15pm Lunch break
    2.15pm It’s All Material - Work alongside top material engineers in a time-pressured business simulation:
    - Receive your client brief and design to their specification
    - Develop your prototype
    - Compete against other teams and test your cutting-edge design
    - How can ‘reverse engineering’ enhance our understanding of the design and application process?
    4.15pm Career Coaching: A Career in Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering - University & subject choices
    - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - Applications
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network
    5.00pm Panel Q&A - Live panel Q&A with engineers from a variety of backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice
    5.30pm Close

    *exact programme subject to change without notice.

    Venue & Dates

    Live Online: 7th - 8th November OR 12th - 13th December 2020

    You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

     

    WHO CAN ATTEND?

    This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

    There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

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