Level 4 - Civil Engineering

Higher National Certificate

2 years
Part time (1 day a week)
Birmingham campus
(Lister Street, Birmingham, B7 4AG)
This course is FREE for all adults living in a West Midlands Combined Authority postcode. For other adults, tuition fees are £3,600 per year and candidates will be able to apply for a Student Loan. This is available through Student Finance England. Go to gov.uk/student-finance for more information.
Age: 18+
Qualifications: Equivalent of 4 x GCSEs (Maths, English, Science) – grade C/4
AND
equivalent of 3 x A-Levels with at least 1 in appropriate subject (Maths/Physics/Chemistry) – grade C

Duration
2 years
Part time (1 day a week)
Location
Birmingham campus
(Lister Street, Birmingham, B7 4AG)
Cost
This course is FREE for all adults living in a West Midlands Combined Authority postcode. For other adults, tuition fees are £3,600 per year and candidates will be able to apply for a Student Loan. This is available through Student Finance England. Go to gov.uk/student-finance for more information.
Entry Requirements
Age: 18+
Qualifications: Equivalent of 4 x GCSEs (Maths, English, Science) – grade C/4
AND
equivalent of 3 x A-Levels with at least 1 in appropriate subject (Maths/Physics/Chemistry) – grade C

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering is designed to develop knowledge and skills across a broad range of construction and civil engineering technologies essential to businesses in a rapidly evolving economy. The programme also aims to give key transferable skills that are valued by employers.

Studies will focus on a core knowledge which is required by all civil engineers such as Construction Technology, Science and Materials and Mathematics for Construction.  Additionally, the programme aims to provide essential construction and civil engineering management skills.

You will complete a broad range of units including:

  • Science and Materials
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Information
  • Mathematics and Further Mathematics
  • Structural Design
  • Surveying
  • Geotechnics and Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • BIM

You could choose to continue your studies by progressing onto our Level 5 Higher National Diploma for a further two years, part-time.

You could also choose to apply for a higher apprenticeship, or go on to the second year of a full degree programme.

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