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Civil Engineering (Level 3 Apprenticeship) *NEW

Pearson BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

NWRC is the education provider for this course which is designed for learners wishing to gain an apprenticeship within the Civil Engineering industry. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to start working and/or pursue a career in Civil Engineering. Admission to the course is dependent on already having employment from a Civil Engineering company. You must also meet the entry criteria for the apprenticeship programme. Further information as to how you can apply for an apprenticeship can be found through Apprenticeship Connect (NI). The apprenticeship course is a two-year, full-time course and is equivalent to 2 A-levels. 1 extended day will be spent at NWRC and 4 days are spent with the employer. Throughout the course you will get the opportunity to gain excellent practical and academic skills, knowledge and experience, achieved through work-based learning and directed training within the workplace and college.
  • Start Date
    2 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Apprenticeship Civil Engineering *NEW
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Specialist Civil Engineering Techniques
  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Design
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Site Engineering for Construction
  • Management of a Construction Project
  • Further Mathematics for Construction
  • Construction in Civil Engineering
  • Surveying in Construction
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

This is an apprenticeship course and applicants should note that they must first be in employment or have secured employment with a relevant employer for the duration of the course prior to commencing. NWRC does not secure placements for students for this course. Should a placement be secured, applicants must also and meet the following entry requirements: Level 2 Diploma in Construction, OR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English and Mathematics.

ROI Requirements

This is an apprenticeship course and applicants should note that they must first be in employment or have secured employment with a relevant employer for the duration of the course prior to commencing. NWRC does not secure placements for students for this course. Should a placement be secured, applicants must also and meet the following entry requirements: Level 2 Diploma in Construction, OR 4 OLCs (Grade O5 or above) to include English and Mathematics; OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

Apprentices will be employed full time within the construction industry working a minimum of 21 hours per week.

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering, Modern Construction and Renewables or to a Higher-Level Apprenticeship at NWRC. Students could also progress to a relevant university degree course if they attain the necessary UCAS points.

Career Prospects

The course will provide opportunities for you to progress directly into employment at technician level in civil engineering. You could also potentially work for building contractors as a site engineer or construction manager trainee.

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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
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