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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7


The HNC in Civil Engineering develops knowledge and skills in areas such as
Geotechnics, Civil engineering Contracts and project management, Construction
site surveying, and Construction technology (Substructure and structural
mechanics). Students will gain contemporary vocational skills including study,
research, analysis, planning and organisational skills. They will also
learn to take responsibility for their own learning and develop abilities to be
flexible and to work co-operatively with

Start Date: August 2019
Days of Week:  Monday or  Wednesday
Time: 9.00am-6.00pm
Duration:  35 weeks
Cost: £600

You can download an enrolment form here

Entry Requirements

  • NC in a related discipline.
  • Relevant SVQ
  • Relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Where it leads

    Year 2

An interview is required for this course

Fees, Finance and Funding

ITA update

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on


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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.