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NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management – Building & CE

The NVQ Level 6 qualification is intended for current workers in the construction sector. This course assesses a learner’s ability to demonstrate competence in their job role to a level acceptable for the construction industry and built environment.

How long is the course?

Approx. 9 – 18 months

 

Who is it for?

Construction Site Managers who wish to gain a Black CSCS Card or Manager Card

Course Content

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management

The learner is assessed on site through a range of methods such as observations, evidence generated from the workplace, written questions, witness testimonials and professional discussion. The compulsory course structure includes the below mandatory units:

  • Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • Monitoring Construction Related Project Activities in the Workplace
  • Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining Systems for Managing Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Quality Standards in the Workplace
  • Managing Personal Development in a Construction-Related Workplace
  • Evaluating and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project or Operational Requirements in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace

 

To progress on the Building and Civil Engineering pathway; the learner needs to complete the below mandatory units:

 

  • Establishing, Controlling and Monitoring Environmental Factors and Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Planning The Preparation of the Site for the Project or Operation in the Workplace
  • Identifying, Allocating and Planning the Deployment and Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace
  • Identifying and Enabling Learning Opportunities for Given Work Teams in the Workplace
  • Establishing and Monitoring Communication Systems and Organisational Procedures in the Workplace
  • Organising, Controlling and Monitoring Supplies of Materials in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Quantities and Costs in the Workplace
  • Establishing Project Dimensional Control Criteria in the Workplace
  • Evaluating Feedback Information and Recommending Improvements in the Workplace
  • Ensuring that Work Activities and Resources Meet Project Work Requirements in the Workplace
  • Contributing to the Identification of Work Teams in the Workplace

 

Entry Requirements

Learners must be 16 or older and working as a Site Manager. Before gaining authorisation of enrolment onto the course the learner must complete an informal discussion and a questionnaire.

 

Further Development

Further qualifications include Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management.

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NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision

The NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision course is a work-based learning qualification enabling you to work as a work supervisor in the construction industry. As a supervisor you will ,co-ordinate and organise work such as building projects, plan work activities and resources, whilst maintaining good occupational working relationships. You will also learn implementation and monitoring of health and safety in the workplace and how to implement safe and healthy working practices. It is ideal if you are working in construction and are required to supervise the work of others. The qualification contains 5 mandatory units and 6 optional units. You pick 2 optional units out of 6 units, allowing you to specialise in areas specific to your job role.

 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification – anyone over the age of 16 seeking to demonstrate competence in occupational work supervision can take this qualification. It is an ideal qualification if you hold other level 2 construction qualifications such as a Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying or Plastering or a level 2 Certificate in Construction Operations and wish to attain a level 3 qualification to supervise the work of others in the construction industry.

 

Why take this qualification?

If you are currently employed or have previously been employed in the construction industry and are required to supervise the work of others, the NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision qualification will enable you to demonstrate your ability to work safely and competently to a recognised national standard. NVQ Diplomas can teach advanced skills and gain you employment, however many large construction sites require the NVQ to demonstrate you are able to work safely and competently onsite.

 

What can this qualification lead to?

This qualification prepares you for work at supervisory level in construction, with specific focus on work supervision. Upon completion you can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a recognised skills card. If you wish to progress to become a site supervisor or manager working on site, you may wish to study any of the following qualifications.

 

Who supports this qualification?

This qualification is widely supported in the construction sector.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing

Qualification overview

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing Occupations provides opportunities for individuals that have experience in the Construction Industry as a Steel Fixer to demonstrate their competence. A high level of support is provided to help you attain and satisfy the NVQ requirements.

You’ll gain the confidence to carry out steel fixer responsibilities efficiently and effectively.

Qualification Diploma: Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing Occupations (Construction).

 

Entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Potential candidates must however be able to demonstrate they can meet the requirements of the qualification prior to enrolment.

 

Assessment?

Our Steel Fixing NVQs are delivered on-site by one of our experienced NVQ Assessors. Individuals will be assessed by one of our specialist Construction Managers, the entire process being conducted using a variety of communication methods to suit the individual learner.

The assessment is being made using a portfolio of evidence.

 

How long is the course?

Our dedicated assessor support will be available for up to one year, however, this qualification will be achieved between 1 to 3 months depending on the motivation of the learner.

 

Professional recognition and accreditations

After course completion, this qualification leads to a CSCS Skilled Worker Blue Card valid for 5 years with qualification endorsement on the back of the card.

 

Note: Price includes VAT and CSCS Card application.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing

Qualification overview

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing Occupations provides opportunities for individuals that have experience in the Construction Industry as a Steel Fixer to demonstrate their competence. A high level of support is provided to help you attain and satisfy the NVQ requirements.

You’ll gain the confidence to carry out steel fixer responsibilities efficiently and effectively.

Qualification Diploma: Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing Occupations (Construction).

 

Entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Potential candidates must however be able to demonstrate they can meet the requirements of the qualification prior to enrolment.

 

Assessment?

Our Steel Fixing NVQs are delivered on-site by one of our experienced NVQ Assessors. Individuals will be assessed by one of our specialist Construction Managers, the entire process being conducted using a variety of communication methods to suit the individual learner.

The assessment is being made using a portfolio of evidence.

 

How long is the course?

Our dedicated assessor support will be available for up to one year, however, this qualification will be achieved between 1 to 3 months depending on the motivation of the learner.

 

Professional recognition and accreditations

After course completion, this qualification leads to a CSCS Skilled Worker Blue Card valid for 5 years with qualification endorsement on the back of the card.

 

Note: Price includes VAT and CSCS Card application.

38347503 - two engineers construction foreman managers at building site with blueprints

NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision

The NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision course is a work-based learning qualification enabling you to work as a work supervisor in the construction industry. As a supervisor you will ,co-ordinate and organise work such as building projects, plan work activities and resources, whilst maintaining good occupational working relationships. You will also learn implementation and monitoring of health and safety in the workplace and how to implement safe and healthy working practices. It is ideal if you are working in construction and are required to supervise the work of others. The qualification contains 5 mandatory units and 6 optional units. You pick 2 optional units out of 6 units, allowing you to specialise in areas specific to your job role.

 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification – anyone over the age of 16 seeking to demonstrate competence in occupational work supervision can take this qualification. It is an ideal qualification if you hold other level 2 construction qualifications such as a Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying or Plastering or a level 2 Certificate in Construction Operations and wish to attain a level 3 qualification to supervise the work of others in the construction industry.

 

Why take this qualification?

If you are currently employed or have previously been employed in the construction industry and are required to supervise the work of others, the NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision qualification will enable you to demonstrate your ability to work safely and competently to a recognised national standard. NVQ Diplomas can teach advanced skills and gain you employment, however many large construction sites require the NVQ to demonstrate you are able to work safely and competently onsite.

 

What can this qualification lead to?

This qualification prepares you for work at supervisory level in construction, with specific focus on work supervision. Upon completion you can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a recognised skills card. If you wish to progress to become a site supervisor or manager working on site, you may wish to study any of the following qualifications.

 

Who supports this qualification?

This qualification is widely supported in the construction sector.

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NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management – Building & CE

The NVQ Level 6 qualification is intended for current workers in the construction sector. This course assesses a learner’s ability to demonstrate competence in their job role to a level acceptable for the construction industry and built environment.

How long is the course?

Approx. 9 – 18 months

 

Who is it for?

Construction Site Managers who wish to gain a Black CSCS Card or Manager Card

Course Content

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management

The learner is assessed on site through a range of methods such as observations, evidence generated from the workplace, written questions, witness testimonials and professional discussion. The compulsory course structure includes the below mandatory units:

  • Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • Monitoring Construction Related Project Activities in the Workplace
  • Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining Systems for Managing Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Quality Standards in the Workplace
  • Managing Personal Development in a Construction-Related Workplace
  • Evaluating and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project or Operational Requirements in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace

 

To progress on the Building and Civil Engineering pathway; the learner needs to complete the below mandatory units:

 

  • Establishing, Controlling and Monitoring Environmental Factors and Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Planning The Preparation of the Site for the Project or Operation in the Workplace
  • Identifying, Allocating and Planning the Deployment and Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace
  • Identifying and Enabling Learning Opportunities for Given Work Teams in the Workplace
  • Establishing and Monitoring Communication Systems and Organisational Procedures in the Workplace
  • Organising, Controlling and Monitoring Supplies of Materials in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Quantities and Costs in the Workplace
  • Establishing Project Dimensional Control Criteria in the Workplace
  • Evaluating Feedback Information and Recommending Improvements in the Workplace
  • Ensuring that Work Activities and Resources Meet Project Work Requirements in the Workplace
  • Contributing to the Identification of Work Teams in the Workplace

 

Entry Requirements

Learners must be 16 or older and working as a Site Manager. Before gaining authorisation of enrolment onto the course the learner must complete an informal discussion and a questionnaire.

 

Further Development

Further qualifications include Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management.

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Roofing & Cladding NVQ

Who Can Attend the Course?

Whoever is in the construction industry and wants to obtain a CSCS card and a nationally known qualification in the trade of construction can attend this course.

An Operative’s Health and Safety touch screen test must be successfully completed by the candidate within the past two years.

Course Content

The compulsory units are:

  • Abide by General Workplace Safety rules
  • Abide by Efficient Work Practices
  • Should have the ability to handle resources
  • Devise ways for Roof Sheeting and Cladding Prepare materials for R S & C
  • Place Roof Sheeting and Cladding System wherever required
  • Fix Roof Sheeting and Cladding for Rainwater Install rainwater goods – R S & C

Non-Mandatory Units

Plus, ONE of the following

  • Restoration of Roof Sheeting and Cladding
  • Renovate the sheeting of roofs and cladding systems
  • Movement of loads

An Operative’s Health and Safety touch screen test must be successfully completed by the candidate within the past two years.

Ways

The NVQ can be evaluated after three assessments which are conducted on-site, during the candidate’s performance of daily activities. The assessment will be backed up by method statements and discussions by the assessor, along with photographic evidence.

 

More Information

After registration, the candidate is able to apply for a year’s extension of the CSCS card.

After the completion of the NVQ, the CSCS card is issued which has a validation of 5 years. After obtaining the card, it can be renewed easily by the Operative touch screen health and safety test, which increases the validity of the card to another 5 years.

The companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board are entitled to a CITB grant between £400 to £488.

If the delegates have some health issues or physical problems, they must inform the trainer beforehand to avoid any problems during that.

Duration:

The duration of the level 2 NVQ depends upon the experience and the skill of the candidate along with the work they are undertaking. The majority of Level 2 NVQs ought to be completed between 2 and 6 months of induction.

Plant Course at SB Skills

Plant Operator Training

Plant Training

Our Plant Operator courses offer both training and testing from fully accredited and experienced instructors. We offer courses for people of all levels, from operators with little or no experience to experienced and fully competent operators. So whether you need a course to help you get started in a new career in construction or warehousing or whether you need to simply update your operator’s work card, at SB Skills Solutions Ltd we have the right course for you.

As all of our courses are designed with the individual in mind we are able to offer flexibility within them, such as working at your own pace, to make sure we give you or your employees the best possible opportunity of passing first time. Through the accrediting bodies, listed below, we can offer a range of operator and registration cards varying in their validity, so our courses again meet the need of the individual.

Categories of Plant Training Offered:-

  • 180 Excavator
  • 360 Excavator
  • Agricultural Tractor
  • Appointed Person
  • Crawler Tractor/Dozer
  • Crusher
  • Dump Truck – articulated chassis
  • Industrial Counterbalance
  • Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Loader Compressor
  • Loader Securer
  • Loading Shovel
  • Lorry Loader
  • MEWP Scissor & Boom
  • Ride on Roller
  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck
  • Screener
  • Skid Steer
  • Slinger/Signaller
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Trencher

CPCS – Construction Plant Competence Scheme

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Course Elements:

  • Classroom session (novice/familiarisation only)
  • Practical training/learning (novice/familiarisation only)
  • Theory test
  • Practical test

Health Course at SB Skills

Road & Street Works Training

The Roads & Street Works Act standardised all highways work to ensure the highways authorities and utilities companies co-ordinate their work activities. The aim was to improve road safety, reducing disruption and minimising congestion. SB training courses meet the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA). If you are involved with setting up traffic lights and signs or excavating the highway,  you need an appropriate training certificate for one person working in every team. This includes gas, water, electric and telecoms workers.

NRSWA Training for Operatives : Units 1 – 6 + 9

In order to meet the legal requirements of people excavating in the highway, SB Training deliver a course to meet the City & Guilds criteria. This Course is a hand’s on practical course with in depth training as well as practical assessments. This course is for any operatives involved in excavation and reinstatement on the public highway:

  • Unit 001: Location and avoidance of underground services
  • Unit 002: Signing, lighting and guarding
  • Unit 003: Excavation in the highway, specifications, techniques, road types and materials
  • Unit 004: Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 005: Reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials
  • Unit 006: Laying practices and reinstatement of cold lay bituminous materials, specification and types of materials
  • Unit 009: Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete foot-ways

NRSWA Training for Supervisors : Units 1 + 10 – 14 + 16

This course again meets the City & Guilds criteria for people excavating in the highway. This course is for any supervisor involved in excavation and reinstatement on the public highway:

  • Unit 001: Location and avoidance of underground services.
  • Unit 010: Monitoring Signing, lighting and guarding, co-ordination procedures and code of practice.
  • Unit 011: Monitoring excavation in the highway, specifications, techniques, road types and materials.
  • Unit 012: Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 013: Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials.
  • Unit 014: Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of cold lay bituminous materials, specification and types of materials.
  • Unit 016: Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete foot-ways.
Fork Course at SB Skills

Forklift Truck Training

Our forklift truck training and testing courses are delivered by fully accredited and experienced instructors. We are an ITSSAR accredited training provider and are thoroughly monitored ensuring you receive the best quality tuition.

“All of our courses operate under the maximum ratio of 1 Instructor: 3 trainees”

We offer training courses for novices through to experienced operators including those who just require a re-test to update their card. Successful trainees will be awarded a certificate and photo ID card upon the completion of their course.

FLT Training Offered In-house

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach
  • Pedestrian / Rider Pallet

Many other lift truck categories are offered.  If you have a specific requirement, please call 01695 558420 for further details.

Forklift Truck Operator Training

The current lift truck operator training courses we offer include:

  • Novice for trainees with no experience on lift trucks.
  • Experienced for candidates with forklift truck experience, but no formal forklift training, certificate or forklift  licence.
  • Refresher for existing lift truck operators, who have previously held a licence.
  • Conversion for certified trainees wishing to operate an alternative type of lift truck.

For more information about our FLT training please contact our sales department.