Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) – HNC (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Course Overview

This programme will help you prepare for a range of higher technician roles within the Civil Engineering sector.

This course is run in partnership with Pearson.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

    Typical offer: 1 A Level at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations.

  • Career Prospects

    The recognised progression route is to the HND Civil Engineering: Top-up. It is likely that students are already in employment. Completion of the programme will allow the potential for future career advancement.

  • Course Details



  • Course Details
    • Individual Project
    • Construction Technology
    • Science and Materials
    • Construction Practice and Management
    • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing,
    • Mathematics for Construction
    • Principles of Structural Design
    • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Assessment

    This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework, presentations and phase tests as you progress through the academic year.

  • Additional Costs

    There will be additional course-related costs.

Study Mode

Higher Education & Degrees


Afan College - 01639 648200

Course Length

1 Year Full-Time, 2 Years Part-Time



Institution Code



2019/20 Fees:
Full-Time: £7500 Per Year
Part-Time: £1200 Per Year