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Construction (Civil Engineering) BTEC HNC (part-time)

Bedford Construction HE


Civil Engineering HNC (Part time)

The course is ideal for those wishing to progress within the civil engineering industry as it is designed to help develop a solid understanding of various civil engineering subjects within construction. You will gain the underpinning knowledge of the science, design principles and site procedures of civil engineering.

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Bedford College
Starts: 24/09/2024
Type: HE
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Fees: £3,000.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.

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Course Information

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction, Civil Engineering or Building Services
  • Equivalent related qualification.

We welcome applications from mature students via a successful interview, and a demonstration of vocational experience if they do not meet the criteria stated.

Course content

Areas covered will include:

  • Design Principles
  • Science & Materials
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Site Surveying
  • Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Structural Analysis and Design.

As part of your course, there will be various site visits applicable to civil engineering and talks/presentations by employers. You will also be able to study the CSCS Health, Safety & Environment test.

Assessment methods

Written and practical assignments and project work.


You will gain:

  • Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction (Civil Engineering)
Further study and career options

This course will provide you with a range of career opportunities within civil engineering and the construction industry. You can also progress onto the Civil Engineering HND, or a construction-related Foundation Degree.

Funding Information

You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.

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If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.