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Construction Engineer

Course Code: AP3

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Apprenticeship
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years
When you'll study: Various days and times

About the course

The Engineering Construction Advanced Level Apprenticeship Framework is recognised within the industry as one of the best routes for entrants to attain the skills required to work on engineering construction sites, including offshore installations.

What you'll learn

The occupations covered by this framework are as follows:

  • craft
  • pipefitting
  • rigging (moving loads)
  • plating
  • mechanical fitting
  • steel erecting
  • welding (pipe and plate)
  • electrical installation and maintenance
  • non destructive testing
  • mechanical maintenance
  • instrument & control maintenance
  • design & draughting
  • completions and controls
  • project control (includes options to specialise).
Entry requirements

Acceptance on this Apprenticeship will be determined through completion of Functional Skills entry assessments with our Work-based Learning team and a vocational assessment carried out by the engineering team at the College.


Assessment is continuous, both on and off the job.

What's next?

On successful completion, you may wish to continue your studies by moving onto a higher level Apprenticeship or course. You could also benefit from greatly enhanced job opportunities, whether with your current employer or elsewhere.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Whether or not you've got a work placement lined up, you can apply for and start an Apprenticeship at any time. We'll work with you to make sure you're on the right career path and help match you with a suitable employer. Just complete and return an application form.

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