This level 3 Civil Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard is suitable for those who are going to work for clients, consultancies, and contractors to support in the design, creation and connecting of the world around us, making the villages, towns and cities work for the people that live in them, and are playing an ever-increasing role in safeguarding and improving the environment into our future. All candidates should have a creative and analytical outlook that can be applied to the workplace.
On programme qualifications:
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering
The apprenticeship consists of work based and classroom learning to support learners though their on-programme qualifications and end point assessment.
Possible progression routes:
Level 4 Construction Site Engineering Technician
Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician
Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor
Level 4 Construction Design and Build Technician
Possible job roles:
Civil engineering technician
Civil infrastructure technician
Junior site technician
- Employment in a suitable role for the chosen apprenticeship is essential. Northern Skills Group will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible, but we advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to actively seek employment for themselves.
- Applicants are required to have gained a Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE Grades 9-4 / A-C). Certificates will need to be produced at enrolment. If proof cannot be produced or you do not meet these entry requirements, then applicants will be invited to complete an initial assessment prior to acceptance. An interview will take place.
If you do not have a grade 9 to 4 in English and / or Maths (grade A-C for previous GCSE measures) you will be required to continue studying these subjects
This qualification is assessed through a mixture of assignments and exams delivered over 2 or 3 years day release.
The EPA (end-point assessment) process consists of a technical project report and presentation with questioning.
Some of the typical units that will studied at college during your day release are.
- Health and safety in construction
- Construction Principles
- Construction design
- Surveying in construction
Whilst at work you will be developing your skills in your area of specialism such as.
- Traffic and highways
- Water Supply
Regeneration and development