Skills Miner Aerospace Careers
Have you ever thought of working in Aerospace? Yes? Not yet? Explore opportunities here.
What’s it like working in Aerospace?
The Aerospace Engineering industry is looking for fresh new ideas, creative thinkers, mindful makers, testers and operators.
Explore your future working environment and identify the skills needed for a fulfilling career, realising your ambitions.
Bethan is an Apprentice Engineer Manager
Dan became an Apprentice at Rolls Royce
Sophie has a Degree in Aerospace Engineering
Reece is a qualified Welding Apprentice
Wendy is an Aerospace Research Engineer
Studying Aerospace Engineering
What Is Aerospace Engineering?
Learn what Aerospace is all about and the wealth of career paths and job roles involved.
Designers to coders, researchers to testers, maintenance engineers and cabin crew to aerodynamicists, stress engineers and pilots.
There are many roles and opportunities to explore.
How to become an Aerospace Engineer
Explore the pathways to become an Aerospace Engineer and learn about opportunities available to you.
Aerospace 'top-trump' cards
Engineering Curiosity is a set of 52 ‘top-trump’ style cards, each themed on a real-life local engineer from the West of England region. Through the cards, young people can explore the diversity of engineering, its people, skills and future career opportunities.
Minecraft - Skills Miner Aerospace Games and Lessons
Game & Lesson 1
Constructing an Aeroplane
Play Games & Lessons
Game & Lesson 2
Coding the Flight Deck
Teach Games & Lessons
Game & Lesson 3
Making Sustainable Fuel
Game & Lesson 4
Creating Future Aircraft
What is Minecraft?
Minecraft is the world’s most played game. It is accessible, packed with educational features and provides endless opportunity for collaboration.
Playing Minecraft enhances creativity and develops problem-solving skills in a safe and secure environment.
"I liked the game because in my future career I'd like to be an astronaut. It's really nice to be learning engineering in a game that I can play and have fun at the same time."