This BTEC Level 3 Construction and Civil Engineering in the Built Environment provides specialist content that relates to construction in Civil Engineering. The qualification aims to provide an understanding of the Civil Engineering industry, including Construction Principles, Construction Design, Health and Safety, Tendering and Estimating, Site Engineering for Construction, Highway Construction and Maintenance in Civil Engineering This is a 16-18 year study programme course, it is for students who are finishing year 11 this year, or for those who have recently left. The course is the equivalent to 3 A-Levels. This course will enable you to progress your career in the construction and built environment sector in jobs such as: Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Estimator, Building Surveyor, Project Manager, Site Manager, Civil Engineer, Surveying, Highways Construction and more, many of these jobs combine office-based activities with on-site visits to projects and building sites. Our study programmes may also include GCSE, English and maths, if needed as well as work experience which will improve your employability skills. You will have the opportunity transfer from a study programme onto an apprenticeship course if you secure employment in the industry at any point during the course.
Civil engineering jobs are now in the forefront of construction within the region and on the national forum. This can be from the construction of bridges, dams, roads and tidal defences. This level 3 course which is equal to three A levels will give you the skills to manage projects, and men to undertake the work.
Course Content •The design of construction and how to communicate your design in drawings and specifications •How to carry out Specialist Civil Engineering Techniques site surveys. •How to interpret underlying principles and construction methods used in Highway Construction and Maintenance in Civil Engineering •How to develop knowledge and apply skills to produce graphical information by manual and computer-aided design (CAD) methods. •How to calculate the cost of construction works and maintain the progress against the budget
Once complete from this course you can go onto higher education and complete your HNC/HND in Civil Engineering.
How is the course assessed?
Mix of Exams and Coursework
Maths and English at 4(C) or above
In addition: Stationery, USB Drive