Engineering & Technology

Higher National Certificate in Engineering and Technology (Level 4)

Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering one-year course will lead you to acquire the skills, techniques, knowledge, and confidence to enter into your career. This  Civil engineering course covers the design, construction methods, and maintenance of various infrastructures, which include buildings, bridges, highways, and railways.

After the completion of this course, you will have a wide knowledge of structural analysis, hydraulics, geotechnics, construction materials, engineering design, and project management. You will have field visits and laboratory tests related to the construction field. In the final stage, you will be given a training period of 6 months in the construction field where you can gain actual understandings of this field.

Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering qualification consists of 8 mandatory units and for a combined total of 120 academic credits. This curriculum is defined as being the number of credits that may be awarded to a learner for the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit. One credit is equal to 10 hours of National Learning Hours.

This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the followings:

General Certificate Educational (G.C.E) Advanced Level qualification with 3 passes or any qualification which is at Level 3 or foundation diploma course and General Certificate Educational (G.C.E) Ordinary level qualification or equivalent qualification with 06 subject’s passes.

This certificate qualification is expected to be provided a minimum of 08 months for full-time study. PiC should make sure the time management and hours of the program are covered as per the qualification requirements. This program is flexible and delivered in person, virtual platform, through lectures and tutorial assignments including 04 months or 400 hours of on-the-job training is required.