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Civil Engineering Technician

Providing support to engineers and other construction in designing, maintaining and decommissioning civil engineering infrastructure.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer, but candidates will be expected to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C including maths (Grade B), English and science.

What apprentices will learn
  • resources and time management
  • safe working practices
  • sustainability and environmental policies
  • how to write technical reports
  • drawing and modelling conventions
  • engineering terminology
  • collaboration and effective team working
  • apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to register as an engineering technician with the Engineering Council after completing their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Institution of Civil Engineers 0207 665 2111
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.