This occupation field involves the use of scientific methods and principles to design and develop and construct things. Individuals in this category enjoy finding creative solutions to practical problems. They are logical and methodical in their approach and these abilities are complemented by a creative approach to problem solving. This creative side is manifest in an ability to design or conceptualise the end result. Careers in this category are intellectually challenging and those who succeed in engineering are unlikely to be satisfied with merely knowing ‘how’ something works. They need to know ‘why’ something works.