An ideal programme if you want to work as a supervisor or Assistant Site Manager for a main contractor.
You could be working in areas like building & civil engineering, highways maintenance & repair, residential development, conservation and demolition.
Your qualification will cover subjects such as:
- Assessing & Recommending Work Methods for Carrying out Site Operations
- Planning Activities & Resources to Meet Work Requirements
- Coordinating & Organising the Control of Work
- Controlling Work Process Against Agreed Programmes
Assessment will be through an onsite visit, an evidence-based portfolio review, and an assessment workshop (if required).
Typically cyou'll need to have achieved A Levels or grade C or above in at least 5 GCSEs including English, Mathematics and a Science.
Alternatively you may have completed a Level 3 Construction Technical & Professional apprenticeship.
If you haven't achieved Level 2 English & Maths you'll need to study Functional Skills to reach this level before taking the end-point assessment.
Complete the apprenticeship and you can progress to higher and advanced programmes in Construction which are available at Levels 4, 5 & 6.
You can also move into roles with supervisory or management responsibility in a chosen specialist technical activity. These include building and civil engineering, highways and maintenance repair, residential development, conservation, demolition and tunnelling.
Your NVQ will enable you to get a Gold CSCS card - ideal for accessing work opportunities on big sites with large organisations.