What will I learn?

Are you looking to begin your career in civil engineering, structural engineering, highways, utilities and environmental management or land surveying? Equivalent to two years of a university degree, this Civil Engineering HND offers you the practical and personal skills needed for a role in the sector or progression to a bachelor’s degree.This Level 5 HND in Civil Engineering is designed to develop your knowledge and skills across a broad range of civil engineering and construction disciplines that are essential to organisations in this dynamic and exciting sector of the economy. The course also aims to help you gain key transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.Throughout the course, our team of dedicated experts will guide you as you gain knowledge and understanding, as well as practical, professional and subject-specific skills. Initially, your studies will focus on the core knowledge that is required for a career in construction and the built environment, such as construction technology, science and materials, and construction practice and management. You’ll then build on this learning with specialist and optional units that concentrate on developing your understanding and skills in essential areas of civil engineering and mathematics for construction.We’ll help you learn the principles of civil engineering, and cover essential areas such as computer applications for civil engineering, fluid mechanics and technology, structural analysis, construction technical communication skills, and health and safety. You’ll also undertake an individual project and a group project, where you’ll have the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge and demonstrate your practical ability. Overall, we’ll support you as you develop cognitive, intellectual and thinking skills, and gain valuable key, personal and transferable skills ready for employment or further study.

Which department am I in?

Civil Engineering

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


Bolton College, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5BG, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.