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Construction Site Management CSkills Awards NVQ Level 6 Diploma

This qualification provides site managers working in construction with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for their job role. Much of the qualification can be assessed on-site so no work time is lost, but you will need to attend College one evening each month to gain further vital knowledge. This qualification provides evidence that you are qualified to undertake construction site management. You will develop new skills and improve performance, as well as gaining the vital skills you will need to obtain a platinum CSCS card, which shows you are an experienced manager.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required for entry onto the course, but you must be working in a supervisory or management role within the construction industry.

Course content

You will study units including:

  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships
  • Allocating work and checking people’s performance
  • Enabling learning opportunities
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining systems for managing health, safety and welfare
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring environmental factors and sustainability
  • Evaluating and selecting work methods
  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project
  • Monitoring project activities
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements
  • Identifying, allocating and planning the deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials
  • Establishing and monitoring communication systems and organisational procedures
  • Controlling project progress against agreed quality standards
  • Establishing dimensional control criteria
  • Controlling project progress against agreed programmes
  • Controlling project quantities and costs
  • Evaluating feedback information and recommending improvements
  • Managing your personal development.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment of your evidence will be used to confirm competence for each unit of study.

Further study and career options

On completion you will also be formally qualified to undertake Construction Site Management. You are also able to apply for specific CSCS card (Platinum type) which proves you are an ‘Experienced Manager’.

Additional information

The course is designed predominantly around the OSAT programme of delivery. The course will last up to one year and course dates are flexible.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Course information & how to book

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)Fees per yearLocationCourse Code
Up to 2 years Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Offsite C1445

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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