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Civil Engineering Higher Level Apprenticeship (Validated by Ulster University) FT Millfield

Belfast Metropolitan College

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  • Qualification

    Higher Apprenticeship at Level 5

  • Location

    Millfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Apprentices are fully employed with a civil engineering employer from day 1.

They receive no training allowance from the college but receive a wage from their employer. No fees are associated with this programme.

Onus is on applicants to secure employment in addition to meeting the entry criteria for the apprenticeship programme.

Assessment is by a combination of coursework assignments and examinations. The assignments are often based on case studies or practical exercises and are designed to encourage students to explore the wider application of core engineering principles.

Career Prospects

Successful students can progress to Level 6 (Undergraduate BEng in Civil Engineering). Students may also progress to year two of the civil engineering undergraduate programme at Ulster University where, after a further two years of study, students can graduate with an honours degree. Students can also apply for other design/engineering related degree courses at different institutions. Alternatively they may choose to seek full-time employment in the construction or civil engineering industry.

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A level : CC

At A Level, a minimum tariff of 64 points, to include Grades CC including Mathematics and one other technical subject, together with a minimum of five passes at GCSE Grade C or above, which must include English Language (Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills: Communication accepted as equivalent) and Mathematics (Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy is not accepted as equivalent).


University information

Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Campus address

    Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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