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Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Key course information

Engineering, Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

01/08/2019

4 years

Apprenticeship

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Course Overview


This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain professional experience while training for a Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations qualification, including the Extended Level 3 BTEC in Civil Engineering.You’ll learn all the skills you need to liaise between the engineers, management and operatives on a construction site. You’ll also get a comprehensive insight into how construction sites operate, with hands-on experience in a variety of different roles.


What will I learn?


The course includes training in safe working practices, managing excavation, plant and piling, laying domestic drainage, levelling and setting out, quantities and communicating with others, building methods and construction technology, mathematics for civil engineers, and planning and design process and environmental considerations.

Entry Requirements


Four GCSEs at grades 9-4 or equivalent which must include maths, a science subject and English.

To help us assess your suitability for the course, you'll need to complete a Skills Learning exercise and maths test.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


On completion of this apprenticeship you will gain the following qualifications:

- Level 3 Construction Diploma in Civil Engineering
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
- Level 2 Functional Skills (maths and English)

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Engineering, Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Career Opportunities

  • Project Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • CAD Operator

  • CNC Machinist
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Renewables Engineer

108,000 engineering apprenticeships were started in 2018, the highest number in 10 years

65 million engineering jobs are predicted to be available by 2024

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