(HNC) in Construction - Civil Engineering (Part Time)

Course Overview

This course is aimed at students looking to develop their career into a range of higher technical roles in the Civil Engineering sector. Candidates are generally working in technician or support roles and this course supports student’s development towards in design office roles such as structural engineers, highway engineers, geotechnical engineers or management positions.

Course Requirements

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on:
64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview)
BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject
Other related Level 3 qualifications
Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area

Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications

Course Assessment

Through written assignments, presentations and laboratory work.

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.students may need to purchase text books.


Higher National Certificate in Construction -(Civil Engineering).

Course Potential Careers

Progression to the Level 5 HND Construction- Civil Engineering

Course Dates

September start for Part-Time /Full-Time routes.

Course Times

To be confirmed

Email Contact


Examining Body

Pearson Education Ltd.

Hours Per Week

6 hours for part-time course, or 12 hours for full-time course.

Phone Contact

0300 300 0090

Programme Structure

Unit 1 Individual Project
Unit 2 Construction Technology
Unit 3 Science & Materials
Unit 4 Construction Practice & Management
Unit 6 Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
Unit 7 Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out
Unit 8 Mathematics for Construction
Unit 20 Principles of Structural Design


30-34 weeks