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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • NC
    SCQF Level:   NC

NC Civil Engineering Day Release Year 1

This course will provide a comprehensive grounding for a rewarding career within the field of Civil Engineering. The course will give students the opportunity to achieve the knowledge, understanding and skills required to gain employment in the sector, or progress to higher education.

Start Date: August 2019
Days of Week:  Tuesday 
Time: 9.00am-4.15pm
Duration:  35 weeks
Cost: £600

You can download an enrolment form here

Entry Requirements

  • Three Standard Grades at Level 3 (General) or above,
    Intermediate 2 or National
  • 4/5 in English, Science, Mathematics or appropriate technical subjects (Mathematics is strongly recommended for learners wishing to pursue NC
    in Civil Engineering).
  • A construction craft qualification which might be combined with appropriate further study prior to, or in parallel with, the NC programme.
  • Completion of a course at SCQF Level 5 in either Construction or
  • Relevant industrial experience or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Progression to year 2.

    Employment in the construction sector


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.