Electrical Engineer work in a very wide range of industries and rhe skills required are likewise variable. These range from circuit theory to the management skills of a project manager. The tools and equipment that an individual engineer may need are similarly variable, ranging from a simple voltmeter to sophisticated design and manufacturing software.
In most countries, a bachelor's degree in engineering represents the first step towards professional certification and the degree program itself is certified by a professional body. After completing a certified degree program the engineer must satisfy a range of requirements ( including work experience requirements) before being certified. Once certified the engineer is designed the title of professional engineer ( in the United States, Canada and South Africa), chartered engineer or incorporated engineer ( in India, pakistan, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Zimbabwe), chartered professional engineer ( in Australia and New Zealand) or European engineer ( in much of the European union).