NC Civil Engineering

Course Content

This course provides the knowledge and skills required for future employment as a technician within the civil engineering sector. The timetable will consist of classroom-based learning sessions, practical activities and directed study using IT for learning.


A flexible learning programme of study is available for students to attend college while employed within a related discipline. Learners are required to be employed within a related discipline with relevant industry experience. Approval from your employer is required.

Entry Requirements

Two National 5 subjects at grade C or above, preferably in Maths, English and a Science or equivalent NPA Level 5 course. Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant industry-related experience, will be considered at the discretion of the Curriculum & Quality Leader.

Method of Assessment

This programme is assessed through the submission of written reports, ongoing course assessment and a project.

Future Prospects

Progression to the full-time HNC Built Environment, HND Architectural Technology (Year 1), HND Construction Management (Year 1) HND Civil Engineering programme. Successful completion of the course will also enhance employment opportunities in the civil engineering sector.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level

    6

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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