Course: T Level in Civil Engineering Level 3

Study Level

Level 3


Great Yarmouth Campus


2 Years



"Farrans Construction is the main contractor for the Gull Wing bridge. On projects of this scale and duration, we recognise our ability to have a positive and long-lasting societal impact through the delivery of Social Value by bringing economic, social and environmental benefits to the communities in which we operate. We do this by working with local suppliers, supporting charitable organisations and offering apprenticeships and work experience on site. We are a large employer of construction and civil engineering talent across the UK and Ireland and we have been pleased to have worked closely with East Coast College to deliver a number of skills and training opportunities for its students."

Nicol High, Community Benefit Coordinator


Our new T Level in Civil Engineering will improve your knowledge in a range of topics such as building design, project management and building technology.

This will lead you to career in the growing construction industry as a civil engineering technician, design technician or into further study as a higher apprentice or on a degree programme. Civil engineers have been at the heart of designing both the Gull Wing Bridge in Lowestoft and the Third River Crossing in Great Yarmouth, evidencing the impact you could have locally and nationally in this career.

Modules you will study include:

  • Building technology
  • Science and measurement in building design
  • Sustainability
  • Project management and law

As you progress through your course, you will develop your skills in analysing and developing civil engineering solutions for projects, enhancing transferable skills such as being a good communicator, working as part of a team and having a strong customer focus.

Then you will be able to put everything you learn into practice, with a substantial industry placement of a minimum of 315 hours. This will give you an amazing opportunity to work within the civil engineering sector and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.

Want more information about T Levels? Visit our T Level information page.


You need to have achieved a grade 5 or above in English, maths and science to be able to study this course.



You will have two externally set written examinations, an employer set project assessment and an occupational specialist assessment.


Following a T Level, you could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher apprenticeship.

Career options might include becoming a building control officer, civil engineering technician or an engineering design technician – our careers advisor can help you choose the right path.