Civil Engineering

 The Civil Engineering course aims to develop the trainee with basic knowledge, skills and attitudes to carry out Civil Engineering works in the community, and also to develop a technician with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to carry out water, transportation, structural and geotechnical engineering works.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Local governments. i.e. City, Town and District councils
  • Real Estate Agents and Valuers
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Parastatals like ZINWA, ZINARA
  • Construction Companies
  • Consultancy Companies
  • Self-Employment /Part time jobs
  • Research Companies and Organizations like SIRDC
  • Government Ministries e.g. Public Works, Transport, Water Resources etc.
  • Mining Companies
  • Telecommunication Companies
  • Electricity Supply Authorities



COURSES ON OFFER

January and May Intakes

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements for National Certificate

A minimum of 5 ‘O’ Levels with a grade C or better including Mathematics, English and any Science subject. Those with a background of Technical Drawing,‘A’ Level Maths and Sciences have an added advantage.


DURATION: 1 YEAR
MODE OF STUDY: FULL TIME

SUBJECT

  • Civil Engineering Drawing
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Surveying 1
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Construction 1
  • National Strategic Planning
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Technical Communication
  • Geology



NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

National Certificate in Civil Engineering


DURATION: 3 YEARS
MODE OF STUDY: FULL TIME

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Construction 2
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Construction Economics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Water Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
 
YEAR 2
Students will be on industrial attachment


YEAR 3
  • Civil Engineering Project
  • Theory of Structures 1
  • Project Management
  • Structural Engineering Design
  • Engineering Surveying



HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

National Diploma in Civil Engineering


DURATION: 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS
Course Description
MODE OF STUDY: PART-TIME AND BLOCK RELEASE

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Geo-technology
  • Transportation II
  • Structural Engineering Design II
  • Theory of Structures II
  • Research Project
  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Water Engineering II
  • Entrepreneurial Skill Development
  • National and Strategic Studies

6 MONTHS
  • On the Job Education and Training