BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction & The Built Environment (Civil Engineering) (Part-Time)

Course Overview

This level 3 course, covers a range of construction and civil engineering modules including health, safety and welfare, site surveying, sustainable construction and mathematics and science and materials

This course will meet the needs of those aspiring to a professional or technical career in construction & civil engineering. The course not only serves as a route to full time employment within the industry, it is also a proven progression route to higher apprenticeships and higher education courses. This may be full degree status programmes at Universities or continuation at NPTC Group of colleges studying the Higher National Certificate

The career opportunities in the construction and civil engineering sector are endless, including professions such as Architecture, Interior Architecture, Building Engineering Services, Quantity Surveying, Site Management, and Building Surveying. The technical and professional occupations in the sector are fast-moving and challenging. You could be involved in seeing through a project all the way from design stage to construction and completion. These projects might include the development and construction of bridges, tunnels, roads, railways, dams, major buildings, coastal projects, power stations as well as new renewable energy sites.

We expect that our students may be employed on a part time basis. The course is structured so that part time work is feasible, and still leaves time to complete college work at home.

Assessment takes the form of in course phase tests, assignments and practical exercises.

  • Entry Requirements

    5 GCSE’s including Maths and English Grade A*-C

  • Career Prospects
    • Technical or professional apprenticeships at level 3 and 4.
    • Higher Education
    • HNC Level 4 in Construction and the Built Environment.
    • HNC Level 4 in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering).

Study Mode



Newtown College - 01686 614200

Neath College - 01639 648000

Course Length

2 years


Yr1 - £956

Yr2 - £800



Yr1 – Tue 9am-7pm

Yr2 – Thu, 9am-7pm

Newtown – TBA