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Qualification Overview

The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision - Building and Civil Engineering qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Building and Civil Engineering within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units

  • - Maintaining Supplies of Materials to Meet Project Requirements in the Workplace
  • - Implementing Communication Systems for Construction Projects in the Workplace
  • - Maintaining the Dimensional Accuracy of the Work in the Workplace
  • - Contributing to the Control of Work Quantities and Costs in the Workplace
  • - Co-ordinating Preparation Work for Site or Lifting Operations in the Workplace
  • - Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
  • - Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • - Maintaining Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection in the Workplace
  • - Assessing and Recommending Work Methods for Carrying Out Site Operations in the Workplace
  • - Planning Activities and Resources to Meet Work Requirements in the Workplace
  • - Coordinating and Organising the Control of Work in the Workplace
  • - Controlling Work Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace
  • - Allocating and Monitoring the Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace
  • - Controlling Work Against Agreed Standards in the Workplace

The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision - Building and Civil Engineering qualification also has five associated pathways which you might be interested in viewing:

  • - Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision - Highways and Maintenance Repair
  • - Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision - Residential Development
  • - Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision – Conservation
  • - Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision – Demolition
  • - Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision - Tunnelling

This qualification and the units which form it have been designed to sit within the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which is regulated by Ofqual. The QCF is a framework designed to support a demand-led approach to skills based on the building up and transfer of credit awarded for learning in a flexible, responsive and inclusive manner.

This qualification is supported by federation CECA. For more information about CECA please refer to the supporting document within the toolbox below.

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