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Higher Apprenticeship in Construction (Level 4 Civil Engineering )

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 2 years
  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • This course is suitable for Adults
What does the course include?

The framework comprises of a technical qualification, Higher National Certificate in Construction. The HNC option will be a HNC in Civil Engineering. And an NVQ at Level 4.

The course consists of 8 units designed to give you a thorough understanding of the principles of Civil Engineering. 


Civil Engineering Units:

1 - Individual Project (Pearson Set)

2 - Construction Technology

3 - Science & Materials

4 - Construction Practice and Management

6 Construction Information (Drawing Detailing, Specification)

8 - Mathematics for Construction

20 - Principles of Structural Design

One Optional Unit from:

7 - Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out

16 - Principles of Alternative Energy


What do I need to get on to the course?

The course is more likely to benefit applicants already working in the industry, however each candidate will be assessed on previous experience and qualifications including:

·         BTEC Level 3 qualifications in Building Services Engineering or Civil Engineering

·         Relevant A Levels (e.g. Mathematics or Physics)

·         Work related experience and other Level 3 qualifications will be considered for mature applicants

·         Successful applicants are recommended to purchase the latest edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations.


How is the course assessed?

Most assessment is through written coursework although there are some class-based tests and one group project. A typical unit may include two coursework assignments and one class-based open-book test.

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For further information or to apply please contact The Apprenticeship Team on 020 7258 2711/2757 or email or