Civil Engineering

Qualification: BTEC Diploma
Level 3

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About the course

This course will provide you with an understanding of the Civil Engineering industry including health & safety, mathematics, science & materials, highways and structures. You will gain specialist skills related to the industry enabling you to start or progress your career in this sector.

* If you are aged 19 or over and are starting a further education course at level 3 or above, you may qualify for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. This course is eligible for a 19+ Loan – for more information on how to apply click here.

What you will learn

Mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Sustainable construction
  • Science and materials
  • Mathematics in construction

Optional 2 units from:

  • Surveying
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Highways
  • Structures
  • Project management
  • Construction technology
Learning style

This qualification is a theoretical work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Assessment

You will be given a number of assignments throughout the course. There are no exams during or at the end of this course.

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4, including English, maths and science or
  • Level 2 Diploma in Construction

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course

What next?

You could progress to a higher education course such as a HNC, HND at the college or a degree at university. Alternatively, you could find employment within the civil engineering sector.