National Careers Week - Focus on: Robotics


College News and Communications
Monday, 02 March 2020 12:26

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From Monday 2nd - Saturday 7th March it is National Careers Week. This is a week long celebration of careers guidance and free resources aimed at helping young people during an important stage of the academic year which will support those young people preparing to leave education. We're going to focus on three different careers during the week and share the top reasons to get into that industry as well as a few general facts. We've already had Barbering, now for Robotics:

Thought about a career in robotics?
The robotics field is currently among the fastest growing industries in the world. Over the next decade, robots are predicted to revolutionise many industries—from aerospace and logistics, to manufacturing, agriculture, self-driving cars, and security.

So now is a great time to pursue a career in robotics.

Robotics is an interdisciplinary career which combines several fields of engineering, including mechanical engineering, computer programming, and electrical/electronic engineering. If you like solving problems in an innovative environment, and you want to work on projects that could change the world, robotics may just be the career for you.

How much do robotics engineers earn?
According to nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/ the average starting salary for a qualified robotics engineer is £27,500 and more experienced engineers can earn £55,000.

Top reasons to choose robotics as a career
Growth industry
Fast growing industry and set to continue growing for at least another decade.

Job opportunities
Demand for those with the technical and creative ability to work in this area is set to increase.

Diversity
The robotics industry covers a wide range of opportunities and a wide variety of innovations, technologies, and objectives.

Innovation
If you’re looking for a career that will encourage you to innovate and look for new ways of applying solutions to novel problems, then robotics is a great field to work in.

Cutting edge
Robotics is at the cutting edge of technology and science. You could be involved in a project that changes the world for the better.

Inspired to study robotics? Check out our courses www.sccb.ac.uk