This course is designed to encourage progression towards a job as a civil engineer. You will attend Edinburgh College’s Granton campus one day per week while employed within the construction industry.
You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the civil engineering industry. This course will teach you the skills needed for a technical role in civil engineering. This course will give you the knowledge and ambition to design and build the bridges, roads, railways and tunnels of tomorrow. You will acquire knowledge of the latest construction practices by covering a diverse selection of industry skills such as structural analysis, design and geotechnical engineering. This course will encourage career progression and enhance your career prospects.
Content: Contract and project management; Fluid mechanics; Material and testing; Specialisms; Technology; Construction site surveying; Construction technology: substructure; Geotechnics; Mathematics for Construction; Structural mechanics; HNC Civil Engineering Graded Unit 1; CAD.
Higher Maths or Physics plus Maths at National 5 (if not held at Higher) or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.
Progress to a degree or beyond in Civil Engineering at university.