Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

If you are interested in engineering and IT and have an aptitude for attention to detail and precision, then this Apprenticeship is for you. During this Apprenticeship you will have full training and development in the use and deployment of 2D and 3D technologies, construction principles and the management of data to support the delivery of the UK’s most significant infrastructure project.

You attend the College one day per week during which time you work towards and gain the following:

Level 3 Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment (Civil)

  • Unit 1 – Construction principles 120 Mandatory
  • Unit 2 – Construction design 120 Mandatory and Synoptic External
  • Unit 4 – Construction technology
  • Unit 5 – Health and safety in construction
  • Unit 9 – Management of a construction project
  • Unit 11 – Site engineering for construction
  • Unit 15 – Further mathematics for construction
  • Unit 18 – Building information modelling
  • Unit 23 – Construction in civil engineering
  • Unit 37 – Specialist civil engineering techniques

Level 3 Diploma in Built Environment Design (601/2668/1 pathway 2 civils)

  • Unit 1 – Produce and recommend detailed design solutions in built environment design
  • Unit 2 – Maintain professional relationships and practice in built environment design
  • Unit 3 – Investigate factors affecting project development in built environment design
  • Unit 4 – Prepare drawings and schedules in built environment design
  • Unit 5 – Collate project information and prepare specifications in built environment design (optional)
  • Unit 6 – Plan, carry out and present measured surveys in built environment design

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed throughout the apprenticeship in a variety of methods including the collection of a portfolio of evidence, a final end point assessment comprising of a project and interview to discuss your work and knowledge.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, you will be a qualified Digital Engineer with significant career opportunities, perfectly positioned as the industry relies more on modelling to deliver modern construction techniques. Following the UK Government mandate for BIM Level 2, this career will offer significant advantages to candidates and allow for successful and prosperous career within construction.

Course Summary

Course Title Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs or equivalent including maths and English, or a Level 2

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I really enjoy studying here. My lessons have a friendly atmosphere and the tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to a degree!

Myles Fisher

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