Civil Engineering - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Construction and the Built Environment
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Devon and Exeter Construction Centre 24 months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Civil Engineering Apprentice will provide technical support to engineers and other construction professionals. You will be required to have a broad skills base to work in areas which include sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics, materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation and power.

What topics will I study?

Topics include:

  • Learn different techniques and methods used to design, build and maintain civil engineering projects
  • Understand the appropriate scientific, technical and engineering principles relating to the design, delivery and maintenance of infrastructure and buildings
  • Develop your communication skills using a range of techniques
  • Understand all the safe working practices and how to ensure them
  • Work with others to produce integrated engineering solutions, correctly using  resources and time
  • Learn about sustainable development and your own contribution to economic, environmental and social wellbeing

What experiences will I get?

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated Construction Training Centre has undergone a £1 million refurbishment in 2011 and offers industry-standard facilities for all elements of construction training.
  • This facility includes; a brickaying workshop, painting and decorating workshop, carpentry workshop, plumbing workshop, learning resource centre, cafe, social space, ICT suite, civil engineering equipment and more.

What can the course lead on to?

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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