Civil Engineering (Foundation Apprenticeship) - Fasttrack


18 Aug 2022


23 Jun 2023

The Foundation Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering will provide young people with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and industry-recognised qualifications alongside their senior school education.Subjects covered include; Civil Engineering Materials, Civil Engineering Project, Civil Engineering Site Work, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Aided Drafting: An Introduction, Construction Site Surveying: An Introduction, Health and Safety in the Construction Industry, Mathematics: Craft 1, Mechanics for Construction: An Introduction, Construction Engineering Mathematics, Groundworks and substructure and an industry challenge project.

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Foundation Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering at SCQF Level 6


All day Tuesday and all day Thursday each week (36 weeks) plus industrial placement project/Self study time on Friday afternoons.


Scottish Borders Campus (Blended learning)

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Entry requirements

School verified prediction that the pupil is on track to achieve at least 4 x National 5 qualifications to include English and preferably Mathematics and/or a Science

Progression opportunities

Successful completion of the Foundation Apprenticeship may allow student to progress to an HNC/D in Civil Engineering, OR on to employment within a business to undertake a Modern Apprenticeship reducing the duration of the apprenticeship by a minimum of one year.Other possible progression routes include: Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Construction Management, Architectural Technology, There are MA frameworks for these roles in addition to a wide range of courses in both colleges and universities.


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