Civil Engineering

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This NQ Civil Engineering course will provide you with a good base knowledge and understanding of civil engineering as well as the wider built environment sector.

This course will be a mix of subjects both theoretical and practical in nature.

This course will provide progression to the HNC Civil Engineering course that we also deliver, which has been designed, developed, and recognised in partnership with local universities and industry to ensure that you get the most relevant education, up-to-date knowledge, and skills to get you ready for the world of work.

You’ll study:

Civil Engineering Materials; Civil Engineering Project; Civil Engineering Site Work; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer-Aided Drafting: An Introduction; Construction Site Surveying: An Introduction; Health and Safety in the Construction Industry; Mathematics: Craft 1; Mathematics for Construction Technicians; Mechanics for Construction: An Introduction.

Entry Requirements

National 5 English, Maths and a science subject. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Built Environment

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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