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Civil Engineering, BTEC Extended Certificate
What will I do on this course?
This Level 2 Civil Engineering course will give you a great insight into careers in a range of civil engineering sectors. These include infrastructure, planning, building and modern building materials. You’ll learn about the structure of the construction industry, sustainability, the use of science and maths in construction, and construction drawing techniques.
You’ll benefit from tutorial support, employability lessons and a week of work experience, and study skills sessions. We’ll also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to meet requirements in the sector.
How will I be assessed?
We’ll assess your skills in a number of ways, including written assignments, presentations, projects, live briefs, practical work and time-constrained assessments.
What could I do after this course?
This course could lead to a junior role in the construction industry. You could also unlock higher-paying jobs by progressing to a civil engineering apprenticeship or a Level 3 qualification in construction or civil engineering.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 to 4 or an industry-relevant Level 1 qualification.
Occupations related to Civil Engineering, BTEC Extended Certificate
Civil engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of civil and mining engineering structures.
Employment in region: 1,665 positions
Building or civil engineering technician
Building and civil engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist civil and building engineers.
Employment in region: 415 positions
What Our Students Say
Brandon Harvey, Plumbing
“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”
Former school: Priory Community School
What next? Progress on to Level 3.