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Construction Site Engineering Technician

Responsible for the planning, preparing, managing and supervising construction projects

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
Warning The funding band maximum for this apprenticeship will change to £9,000 from 01 August 2018
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will usually have achieved five GCSEs or equivalent, including maths, English and a science subject, or a level 2 apprenticeship

What apprentices will learn
  • working with the civil engineers on the design of construction sites
  • planning the work to be done on the construction site
  • preparing the materials, labour and facilities for the site
  • recording and reporting work progress
  • how to supervise staff effectively
  • following health and safety policies
  • minimising the environmental impact of the site
  • successful apprentices will achieve a level 4 qualification in construction and built environment approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers.
  • apprentices must achieve level 3 (equivalent to A level) English or maths before their end-point assessment.
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for membership at engineering technician level with the Institution of Civil Engineers

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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

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