Civil Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

London Design & Engineering UTC
  • Info on Application
  • 36 Months
  • Apprenticeship
  • London

A Civil Engineering Technician provides technical support to engineers and other construction professionals in the design, development, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of the built environment and infrastructure. Technicians will be required to have a broad skills base to work in areas which include sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics, materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation and power.

A technician’s work involve

Design – assisting in the development of technical solutions by producing design models, calculations, reports and drawings, surveying a site, using appropriate analysis and relevant codes.

Analysis – using appropriate software systems and other data gathering tools and tests to solve technical problems.
Project delivery – contributing to planning, managing work schedules, budgets and deadlines, and ensuring outputs comply with client and industry specifications, standards and guidance.

Site engineering – operating quality systems and Health, Safety and Risk Management procedures and checking specified technical aspects of site activities.

Entry requirements

Employers will set their own requirements but typically an apprentice will be expected to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C including Maths (Grade B), English and Science or their equivalent. Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to have achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.


The duration for this apprenticeship is typically 36 months.

London Design & Engineering UTC

Docklands Campus,

15 University Way,


E16 2RD,

Tel: 0203 019 7333