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On a Civil Engineering Technician apprenticeship you’ll learn all the skills you need to liaise between the engineers, management and operatives on a construction site, such as setting out, quality control and checking and reporting on progress. The course also covers:


  • Safe working practices
  • Managing excavation, plant and piling
  • Laying domestic and large diameter drainage
  • Levelling
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Mathematics for civil engineers
  • Carrying out pre-pour inspection and testing of concrete
  • Planning and design process and environmental considerations.


You will be aiming for a supervisory or management role in civil engineering or construction.

Four GCSEs at grades A*-C or equivalent (must include maths, a science subject and English).

You’ll also need to complete a Skills Learning exercise and maths test.


  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Creativity



  • Year 1 17 Weeks at College (or day release) plus onsite training.
  • Year 2 16 Weeks at College (or day release) plus onsite training.
  • Year 3  All employer based work experience with assessment.


On completion of the Civil Engineering Technician apprenticeship, you’ll have these qualifications/certification:


  • Level 3 Construction Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (maths and English)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.


You will initially be paid £6.15/hour but this will be reviewed as you progress.

For more information please contact David Ling – d.ling@breheny,co,uk

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