Civil Engineering — BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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Course information

A BTEC Level 3 Civil Engineering Diploma is an engaging programme aimed at students who are looking for a challenging career in the Civil Engineering industry.
This is a part-time course (one day a week) which runs for two years. The course is designed for students who are working in the Civil Engineering industry and are being released by their employer one day a week to study.
Subjects studied will include the following:
- Health, Safety and Welfare
- Sustainable Construction
- Mathematics
- Science and Materials
- Construction Technology and Design
- Surveying
- Construction in Civil Engineering
- Structural Mechanics
- Project in Civil Engineering
- Further Mathematics
- Highway Construction
- Computer Aided Design
The course is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, tutorials, site visits, field trips and guest speakers.
For further information, please contact Ian Williams (Course Team Leader) on 0151 242 4722 or


On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Civil Engineering (equivalent to 2 A levels).

This course leads to...

Completion of this course provides a number of options in both education and employment and sets you on your way to becoming a professional within the built environment.

In employment, the course prepares you to enter the Civil Engineering industry at trainee level, with the possibility of studying a Higher Education course part-time. Possible areas within the sector include: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Highway Engineering.

In education, the course prepares you for Higher Education, bringing your professional and academic knowledge up to the required level allowing you to progress onto a number of Higher Education courses.

Entry Requirements

For learners who have recently been in education the entry requirements are as follows:

- 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths, English and Science.

More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement and you will be able to demonstrate your suitability at interview.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 158043

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 2 Years


If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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