Our towns and cities are designed and built by civil engineers.
They create everything from our tallest buildings, to canals, bridges and even electricity networks.
A Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in Civil Engineering could be the building block you need for a career in the industry.
An FA Civil Engineering helps you discover what a career in civil engineering would be like, and if it’s right for you – while you're still at school. You’ll try different engineering roles, shadow experienced engineers, or do a special project. You’ll build the practical skills and experience you need to do the job well.
You’ll be assessed throughout your FA Civil Engineering. At the end, you’ll achieve a Foundation Apprenticeship (Group Award) in Civil Engineering at SCQF Level 6, which includes:
With a FA Civil Engineering you could:
Pick your area to see which courses are available. The Foundation Apprenticeship programme is still expanding, so what you can do depends on your school.