Civil Engineering: HNC (Day Release)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Day Release

2 Academic Years - 1 Day p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

This course is intended to provide students with the technical education requirements for the position of Technician Engineer.

The syllabus is broad-based to allow for future employment with Civil Engineering contractors, consulting engineers, local authorities or possible progression with their current employer

What you will learn

Civil Engineering:

  • Technology, Materials & Testing
  • Contract & Project Management
  • Specialisms
  • Graded Units


  • Site Surveying
  • Substructure
  • Technical Communication


  • Mechanics


  • Geotechnics
  • CAD
  • Highways
  • Mathematics

Entry requirements

  • Higher qualification in Maths or Physics - Grade C or above. OR
  • Technological Higher subject (Grade C or above) with National 5 Maths.  OR
  • Successful completion of NQ engineering/construction OR equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Successful completion of Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering

Future prospects

An HNC in Civil Engineering can enable students to progress onto the part-time HND Civil Engineering at Glasgow Kelvin College.

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