- About us
- The Profession
Thinking about a career in landbased engineering?
There has never been a better time to consider working in the landbased engineering sector. With the coming together (in what has become known as the "perfect storm") of climate change, scarce water, ever increasing world populations and associated food shortages, not to mention insufficent energy resources, the need for the broad range of skills embodied in traditional landbased (or agricultural) engineers has never been more evident.
Engineers in the land based sector get involved in the following:
The basic requirements for a career in our sector include:
If you are attracted to a long commute to work on unreliable railway systems then this job is not for you!
Agricultural and landbased engineers have high earning potential whether as a Chartered Engineer or an Engineering Technician. Job satisfaction is high.
Career opportunities and promoting professionalism
Click to view a 13 minute video, prepared by students for students, showing the wide variety of job roles in the landbased engineering sector.
Click to view an 8 minute video, prepared by students for students, promoting professionalism in our sector.
Click to view a short video detailing a Day in the Life of an Agricultural Technician.