`Engineering elite’ plan hits obstacle

Civil engineers are close to rejecting the Engineering Council’s proposals to create a smaller elite of chartered engineers. Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers’ education, training and membership committee today debate a paper which rejects the core of the Sartor proposals. Under the plans the bulk of the profession would be incorporated engineers who […]

Civil engineers are close to rejecting the Engineering Council’s proposals to create a smaller elite of chartered engineers.

Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers’ education, training and membership committee today debate a paper which rejects the core of the Sartor proposals. Under the plans the bulk of the profession would be incorporated engineers who have taken three-year degrees. Chartered engineers would follow a four-year MEng course.