Construction & Building Trades

Construction Site Engineering Technician - Level 3

Quick information

An Apprenticeship standard designed by employers for employers


Construction / Civil Engineering

Who is it for?

Trainee’s in Civil design and Site engineering roles

Start date

September start


Level 3


The typical duration for this Apprenticeship is three years but this will depend upon the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of competence.

How does it work?

Attending Sheffield college 1 day a week, Studying a Level 3 Diploma in Civil Engineering for 2 years and working towards an End Point Assessment in year 3.


The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering and the Built Environment is intended as a Tech Level qualification. It allows learners to develop a substantial core of knowledge, to study in depth a full range of optional units, and to develop the broader skills highly valued by higher education institutions.


The Level 3 Diploma assessment has both examinations and assignments, to show a relevant level of learning has taken place over the 2 years.


Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering

Additional qualifications

English and Maths will at Level 2 will need to be achieved before taking the end point assessment and will be included in the Level 3 qualification.


The apprenticeship will be reviewed after a maximum of 3 years.