An engineering technology professional is trained in certain aspects of development and implementation of a respective area of technology. Engineering technology education is even more applied and less theoretical than engineering education, though in a broad sense both have a focus on practical application. Engineering technology professionals often assist engineers but after years of experience, they can also become engineers. Like engineers, areas where engineering technology professionals can work include product design (including improvement), fabrication and testing. Also as with engineers, engineering technology professionals sometimes rise to senior management positions in industry or become entrepreneurs.