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HNC Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

Coleg Cambria

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Bersham Road

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is offered at Cambria through a collaborative agreement with Pearson. The programme comprises of two years
part-time, day-release study and requires the completion of ten vocationally-specific modules.

The aim of the programme is to prepare students for a range of higher technical, professional and managerial careers in civil engineering by providing specialised studies which are relevant to
those vocations and professions within which students are employed or are seeking employment.

The programme has been structured so that students are able to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in their working life.

Teaching is by formal lectures, supported by laboratory work, materials testing, surveying fieldwork, field trips, site visits, drawing and design work.


Assessment is undertaken through written submission, time-controlled examination and practical activities.

Career Options
The HNC in Civil Engineering provides students with a higher technical qualification which will be appropriate in pursuing career ambitions in the following sectors of the civil engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Structural Engineering
• Highway Engineering
• Railway Engineering
• Public Health Engineering and many more.

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Applicants need to possess at least one of the following: BTEC Level 3 Diploma/ Certificate in Construction or Civil Engineering; Extended Diploma in Construction or Civil Engineering; Edexcel Advanced VCE (e.g. in Construction and the Built Environment); City & Guilds FTC 6000; Advanced Diploma/Certificate in Construction or at least one A Level pass, with appropriate supporting passes at GCSE grades in at least four subjects including Mathematics, a Science subject and a subject requiring the use of written English. S


University information

Coleg Cambria

  • Campus address

    Coleg Cambria, Kelsterton Road, Connah's Quay, Connah's Quay, Flintshire, CH5 4BR, Wales

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