01639 648000

Construction & Built Environment

HNC Civil Engineering

This programme will help you prepare for a range of higher technician roles within the Civil Engineering sector.

Modules include: Design Principles and Application, Science and Materials, Applied Mathematics, Site Surveying Procedures, Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics, Civil Engineering Technology, Structural Analysis and Design, and Group Project.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

It is likely that students are already in employment. Completion of the programme will allow the potential for future career development.

Study Mode




Course Length

1 year

Course Time



This programme is awarded by Pearson.


This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework, presentations and phase tests as you progress through the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated 3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

A scientific calculator and scale rule are required.

1 year FT, 2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Deborah Hughes 01639 648443