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Civil Engineering NC

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time
Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

NC Civil Engineering can be taken as a two-year day release (a system allowing employees days off work to go on educational courses) or a full-time, one-year programme of study. 

The Full time will mean attending Edinburgh Colleges Granton campus three days per week over one academic year. 

The day release will mean attending Edinburgh College’s Granton campus one day per week over two academic years whilst employed within the construction industry.  

There will also be a number of sessions that will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams.

COVID impacts on the current delivery and presently all course materials and delivery is on line.

You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the civil engineering industry and gain a broad understanding of technical topics needed to work as a civil engineer. You will develop skills in planning, evaluation, define and problem solve, research and analysis and work co-operatively. All the skills and knowledge you acquire are transferable and will benefit you in either further studies or employment. 

 

What you will learn

 

  • Civil Engineering Site Work
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Project
  • Computer-Aided Drafting: An Introduction
  • Construction Site Surveying: An Introduction
  • Health and Safety in the Construction Industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How the course is assessed

You will be continually assessed throughout the course.

Number of days per week

 

  • Full time - three days (approx.) per week
  • Day release - one day per week

 

Entry requirements

 

  • One pass at National 5 level grade C and above in Maths
  • Design Engineering Construct – Level 1

 

 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You may be invited to an interview to assess if this is the correct course for you.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

 

  • Successful completion of the course will allow progression onto our HN courses
  • HNC Civil Engineering taught at Edinburgh College 

 

 

Career options

  • Employment as a civil engineering technician

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 30/08/21 41 Weeks
Granton Campus Part time 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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