Level 3 - Civil Engineering

BTEC National Extended Diploma

2 years
3 days a week
Tuesday – Thursday
Birmingham campus
(2 Lister Street, Birmingham, B7 4AG)
This course is FREE for all 16-18 year-olds
Age: 16-18
Qualifications: 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English, Maths and 1 Science or equivalent 
Duration
2 years
3 days a week
Tuesday – Thursday
Location
Birmingham campus
(2 Lister Street, Birmingham, B7 4AG)
Cost
This course is FREE for all 16-18 year-olds
Entry Requirements
Age: 16-18
Qualifications: 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English, Maths and 1 Science or equivalent 

Civil engineering is the branch of the industry dealing with building, maintaining, and repairing structures, such as buildings, roads, railways, etc.  This course will equip you with an understanding of how structures are designed, built, and maintained. 

The Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering will develop your skills and knowledge in a wide range of civils and construction pathways that will prepare you for further study and an exciting career in the built environment.  

This course is a study programme which consists of:

  • A vocational qualification

  • Work experience

  • Tutorials

  • English and Maths

You will complete a broad range of units including: 

  • Construction Principles 
  • Construction Design 
  • Tendering and Estimating 
  • Construction Technology 
  • Health and Safety in Construction 
  • Surveying in Construction 
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction 
  • Building Regulations and Control in Construction 
  • Management of a Construction Project 
  • Measuring Techniques in Construction 
  • Building Information Modelling 
  • Construction in Civil Engineering
  • Further Maths 
  • Site Engineering for Construction
  • Work Experience in the Construction Sector

The course offers a combination of theory and practice, delivered in our state-of-the-art facilities and leading to a nationally recognised qualification.  

The course is assessed through a combination of exams, coursework and simulated work problems.

This qualification is equivalent to three A-Levels, which enables you to study Engineering, Construction, or a related subject at degree level. 

Alternative progression routes include higher or degree apprenticeships, or full-time employment in the engineering industry. 

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