Access to Civil Engineering programme

If you're unemployed, or looking for a full-time job then EDF Energy, in conjunction with Bridgwater College, is running a series of FREE two-week courses in basic civil engineering techniques that will help equip you for employment in the construction industry.

You'll receive a free work kit and a travel bursary to help you to attend each day and if you successfully complete the whole two weeks you'll receive an Entry Level 3 employability qualification, your CSCS card and the chance to progress to a 16-week, two days a week programme in:

  • Level 1 Certificate in Building Crafts (Civil Engineering units)
  • level 2 Certificate in Construction Plant Operations. 

At the end of the 16 weeks, you will be guaranteed a job interview with a major Hinkley C contractor (subject to planning consent being granted in 2013) and the chance to take further professional qualifications.

The initial selection process will take place in January 2013. To register, call us now on 01278 655111 or email Please note that the College will be closed between Saturday 22 December 2012 and Sunday 6 January 2013, and messages and emails arriving after midday on Friday 21 December will be responded to on or after 7 January 2013.