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Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Civil Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Civil Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Civil Engineering Technology With their Entry Requirements

National Diploma ProgrammeThe National Diploma Programme in Civil Engineering Technology is aimed at producing technicians for both the public and private sectors of the economy who can also be self-establishing and self-reliant.

On the completion of this programme, the diplomate should be able to:

  • Function as a foreman on a construction site
  • Produce good Civil Engineering drawings and schedules
  • Supervise Civil Engineering processes
  • Carry out necessary tests on Engineering materials
  • Interpret Civil Engineering drawings
  • Interpret surveyor’s measurements
  • Setout Civil Engineering project
  • Carry out maintenance of Civil Engineering works.


Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the National Diploma Programme by direct entry:

i. S.S.S.C or its equivalent (Teachers Grade II, NTC, WASC, G.C.E) with passes at credit level in Mathematics, Physics, a Science subject (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, or Agricultural Science), and one other subject and an ordinary pass in English Language at not more than two sittings. In addition credit or ordinary pass in any of the following subjects will be an advantage: Wood Work, Metal Work, Auto-mechanics, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, Technical Drawing, Fine Art;

ii. Four passes at credit level in relevant subjects as stated in (i) above obtained at the final examination of an NBTE recognised preliminary ND Programme offered in a Polytechnic or similar post-secondary technical institution provided that students admitted into the Pre-ND have a Pass in English Language.


The Higher National Diploma Programme in Civil Engineering Technology is aimed at producing technologists with a good mastery of engineering knowledge and skill in executing civil engineering works.

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In addition to the ND objectives, the HND diplomates should be able to:

  • Design simple structural elements and prepare detailed drawings of such elements with minimum supervision;
  • Carry out supervision and prepare progress reports on Civil Engineering works;
  • Maintain comprehensive records of work-in-progress for the parties concerned.
  • Carry out accurate interpretation of technical data related to Civil Engineering works;
  • Test, analyse and interpret the result of materials tested for Civil Engineering works
  • Carry out engineering surveys 
  • Design simple transportation schemes and prepare working drawings for their construction;
  • Supervise civil engineering construction works.
  • Design simple water and waste water schemes and distribution networks;
  • Prepare Bill of Engineering Measurements and Evaluation (BEME) and specifications for Civil Engineering works;
  • Operate and maintain water works, waste water and solid waste installation and irrigation projects;
  • Carry out environmental engineering and pollution control studies;
  • Management of Engineering facilities with emphasis on maintenance.


Applicants with all the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the Higher National Diploma programmes by direct entry:

1. The entry requirement for the National Diploma Programme.

2. National Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of lower credit pass; and

3. A minimum of one year Post-National Diploma cognate work experience in the field of Civil Engineering including three months of certified computer training.

Polytechnics that offer ND/HND Civil Engineering Technology are:

  1. Auchi Polytechnic 
  2. AFIT Kaduna 
  3. Abdu Gusau Polytechnic 
  4. Akwapoly 
  6. Abia State polytechnic 
  7. Benue State Polytechnic 
  8. College of Agriculture Lafia 
  9. Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti 
  10. Federal Polytechnic Unwana
  11. Federal Polytechnic Bali 
  12. Federal Polytechnic Bauchi 
  13. Federal Polytechnic Bida 
  14. Federal Polytechnic Damaturu 
  15. Federal Polytechnic Ede 
  16. Federal Polytechnic Offa 
  17. Federal Polytechnic Idah 
  18. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro 
  19. Federal Polytechnic Mubi 
  20. Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda 
  21. Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa 
  22. Federal Polytechnic Nekede 
  23. Federal Polytechnic Oko 
  24. Federal Polytechnic Ile-oluji 
  25. Federal Polytechnic Ukana
  26. Ibadan Polytechnic 
  27. IMT Enugu 
  28. Kaduna Polytechnic 
  29. Kano State Polytechnic 
  30. Katsina Polytechnic 
  31. Federal Polytechnic Kazaure 
  32. Kogi State polytechnic 
  33. Kwara State Polytechnic 
  34. NACEST 
  36. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic 
  38. NOGAK 
  39. OGITECH 
  40. MAPOLY 
  41. Ogwashi Uku Polytechnic 
  42. Oke Ogun Polytechnic
  43. Osun State Polytechnic 
  44. Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke 
  45. Plateau State Polytechnic 
  46. Adamawa State polytechnic 
  47. Ramat Polytechnic 
  48. RECTEM 
  49. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic 
  50. KENPOLY 
  51. Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic 
  52. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic 
  53. Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic 
  54. Yabatech 
  55. Niger State polytechnic zungeru 
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Where Do Civil Engineering Graduates Work? 

Civil engineers are essential to the construction of a city, county or state’s system of roads, tunnels, bridges and buildings. Civil engineers can work in any private sector to oversee construction or repairs or in the public domain where they ensure safety standards and abide by local and federal government regulations. Here are some jobs you can do with your ND/HND certificate:

  • Building Engineer 
  • Surveyor 
  • Urban Planner 
  • Water Hygiene Engineer 
  • Fire Engineer 
  • Transport Planner 
  • Construction Manager 
  • Construction Monitor 
  • Structural Engineer 
  • Environmental Engineer 

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