Construction & Engineering
Search Courses

Earthworks for Highways

Course Overview

This Earthworks for Highways distance learning course will provide you with a broad knowledge of earthworks theory and practice for highway construction.


Course Code – S97EAR4/ECRID

What topics are covered?

Topics covered include:

  • Earthworks terminology and practice.
  • Stability of cuttings and embankments.
  • Site clearance.
  • Excavation, Loading, Hauling, Spreading and compaction.
  • Topsoiling.
  • Selection of plants.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What qualifications will I gain?

You will be given a Bath College Certificate.

Who is the awarding body?

Bath College

How will I learn?

You will learn via distance learning with specialist tutor support.

How will I be assessed?

You will be given assignments which will be marked.

What can I do after this course?

After this course you can progress to full specialist courses and Highways Professional Diploma.

How much does this course cost?

This short course costs £295.

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

Your Wishlist