Civil Engineering Technician

Level: 3

Delivery Method: Apprenticeship

Typical Duration/length of course:  36 Months

Fees: POA

Entry Requirements: Individual employers will set their own requirements for their Apprentices. Typical candidates will have 5 GCSEs  grade C or above including English & Math and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points or equivalent.

Course Code: APPCETL3



Course Overview:

For individuals wanting to begin a career within the Engineering industry. There are two pathways available, Machining and Maintenance, Maintenance Engineering including mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks, interpreting documents and drawings, Machining will include using CNC machine tools such as centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal and cylindrical grinding machines. Setting up, operating and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used.

Apprentices will achieve the following qualifications as part of their programme: 

  • A Level 2 Foundation Competence Qualification 

  • A Level 3 Development Technical Competence Qualification 

  • A Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge Qualification.  


You can progress onto a Higher Level Apprenticeship or Foundation Degree Course


  • Engineering Technician

  • Assistant Engineer

  • Assistant Project Manager