Level 4 (RQF) Higher National Certificate in Construction And The Built Environment (Civil Engineering)


  • Adults
  • One day or two evenings per week 9.00am - 6pm Tuesday, or 6pm - 9pm on two evenings hours per week


This course is no longer running at College of North West London, but at our sister college, City of Westminster College. Click here to find out more and apply.

Construction Technology
Mathematics for Construction
Science & Materials
Principles of Structural Design
Surveying, Measuring and Setting out

Year 2 – specialist technical units to be agreed with learners and employers

You will need to spend
8 hours per week attending college
2-14 hours individual study, research and assignment work

How is the course taught?

• Formal Teaching sessions • Individual research • Employers’ support • Group discussions • Industry guest speakers and presentations.

What support is available?

Our qualified tutors will support and guide you in the classrooms/workshops and through tutorials as they help you to develop the skills and techniques required in industry. Learning Support is also available for those with learning difficulties/disabilities; please let us know on application if you require this service. If you need help or advice on other matters such as welfare and finance, please contact our Course Information Centres at Willesden or Wembley Park.

What social activities can I take part in?

We offer a programme of social and sports activities to all our students; full information is available from the Student Room at your centre of study. Student rooms are available for those who want to play games, meet up with friends or just chill.

What facilities and resources are available?

A range of snacks, hot and cold foods are available to purchase in the canteen and café facilities, as well as vending machines. Halal meat and washing facilities are available at both centres. We have Quiet Rooms for those preferring to reflect. LRCs (libraries) are available at both centres, fully equipped with a wide range of learning materials and qualified friendly staff on hand to support you.