Skip to content Skip to footer

NVQ: Level 6 – Construction Site Management

This qualification is aimed at those who have responsibility for organising and supervising work on Construction sites including the planning and controlling of work methods, allocation of equipment, personnel and materials, and ensuring work is completed to the required standard and ensuring communication is clear and effective.

Category: Tags: , , Awarding Body: GQA Product ID: 22342

Description

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management is designed for people working in the construction sector, this course gives candidates the confidence to carry out a wide range of management responsibilities effectively.

It provides them with the necessary skills, knowledge, and competence to work in construction site management.

Candidates who complete the NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management will then be able to apply for a Black CSCS Manager Card.

The Black CSCS card is proof is for employers that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and competence at nationally recognised standards to work in construction site management.

What does the course involve?

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management includes certain mandatory units, along with other optional units to give you flexibility in what you learn. These units are assessed over several months.

During the NVQ, candidates study essential aspects of construction site management, including:

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Leadership and management
  • Planning and preparation
  • Materials and supplies
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Communication systems.

Benefits of NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management

The biggest benefit of obtaining your NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management is that it allows you to apply for your Black CSCS Manager Card and also become a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

The Black CSCS Manager Card demonstrates to potential employers that you have all the necessary credentials (in terms of skillset, knowledge, experience, and competence) at the nationally recognised standard to work within construction management.

Valid for five years, obtaining your NVQ Level 6 in site management can also lead to further professional development, senior management opportunities, and an increased earning potential within this industry, if desired.  (Card valid for 5 years NVQ lasts for life.)

Who should take this qualification?

A competence-based qualification, the NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management qualification is suitable for those who have responsibility for organising and managing work on construction sites, including:

  • The planning and controlling of work methods
  • Allocation of equipment, personnel, and materials
  • Ensuring work is completed to the required standard
  • Ensuring communication is clear and effective

This qualification is at Level 6, although some units may be at different levels. Level 6 qualifications are primarily aimed at those who are fully trained and experienced in a wide range of roles.

It requires the individual to be actively involved in decision making, to have a good understanding of problems that can occur on construction sites and how to deal with them.

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management course units

While there are certain mandatory units that every applicant must take to achieve their Level 6 NVQ Construction Management qualification, there are additional optional units that allow you to tailor the course to the areas you’re interested in.

Because of the wide range of tasks that take place on construction sites, it is not expected that those who have supervisory responsibilities will all do the same activities. The qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the units available.

The mandatory units of this construction NVQ Level 6 course include:

Pathway 1-Building and Civil Engineering-Pathway Mandatory Units

Mandatory Units

  •  Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  •  Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining Systems for Managing Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team in the workplace
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining organisational systems for managing health, safety, welfare and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring environmental factors and sustainability in the workplace.
  • Evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace
  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project in the workplace
  • Monitoring project activities in the workplace
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements in the workplace
  • Identifying, allocating and planning the deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials in the workplace
  • Identifying and maintaining communication systems and organisational procedures in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed quality standards in the workplace
  • Establishing dimensional control criteria in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed programmes in the workplace
  • Controlling project quantities and costs in the workplace
  • Evaluating feedback and making recommendations in the workplace
  • Managing your personal development in the workplace
  • Managing the installation, maintenance, monitoring and removal of temporary works in the workplace

Pathway 1-Building and Civil Engineering pathway optional units (minimum of 1 unit must be achieved if
this Pathway selected)

  • Enabling learning opportunities in the workplace
  • Planning activities to traditional and heritage structures in the workplace
  • Planning demolition activities in the workplace
  • Planning and scheduling the maintenance activities of property, services or systems in the workplace
  • Managing the project handover in the workplace
  • Planning Tunnelling activities in the workplace

Pathway 2-Highways Maintenance pathway mandatory units

  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
  • Allocating work and monitoring people’s performance in the workplace
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team in the workplace
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining organisational systems for managing health, safety, welfare and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring environmental factors and sustainability in the workplace
  • Evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace
  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project in the workplace
  • Monitoring project activities in the workplace
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements in the workplace
  • Identifying, allocating and planning the deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials in the workplace
  • Identifying and maintaining communication systems and organisational procedures in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed quality standards in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed programmes in the workplace
  • Managing your personal development in the workplace
  • Planning highways maintenance and repair activities in the workplace
  • Controlling project quantities and costs in the workplace
  • Evaluating feedback and making recommendations in the workplace

Pathway 2-Highways Maintenance pathway optional units (minimum of 2 units if this pathway selected)

  • Enabling learning opportunities in the workplace
  • Providing customer services in the construction workplace
  • Planning activities to traditional and heritage structures in the workplace
  • Planning demolition activities in the workplace
  • Establishing dimensional control criteria in the workplace
  • Planning and scheduling the maintenance activities of property services or systems in the workplace
  • Managing the project handover in the workplace
  • Managing the installation, maintenance, monitoring and removal of temporary works in the workplacePathway 3-Residential development-pathway mandatory units
  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
  • Allocating work and monitoring people’s performance in the workplace
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team in the workplace
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining organisational systems for managing health, safety, welfare and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring environmental factors and sustainability in the workplace.
  • Evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace
  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project in the workplace
  • Monitoring project activities in the workplace
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements in the workplace
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials in the workplace
  • Identifying and maintaining communication systems and organisational procedures in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed quality standards in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed programmes in the workplace
  • Managing your personal development in the workplace
  • Providing customer services in the construction workplace
  • Establishing dimensional control criteria in the workplace
  • Planning and scheduling the maintenance activities of property, services or systems in the workplace
  • Managing the project handover in the workplace Pathway 3-Residential development- optional units (minimum of 2 units if this pathway selected)
  • Enabling learning opportunities in the workplace
  • Planning activities to traditional and heritage structures in the workplace
  • Planning demolition activities in the workplace
  • Identifying, allocating and planning the deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace
  • Controlling project quantities and costs in the workplace
  • Evaluating feedback and making recommendations in the workplace
  • Planning the installation of retrofit works in the workplace
  • Managing installation, commissioning and handover of retrofit works in the workplace
  • Managing the installation, maintenance, monitoring and removal of temporary works in the workplace

Pathway 4-Retrofit pathway mandatory units

  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
  • Allocating work and monitoring people’s performance in the workplace
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team in the workplace
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining organisational systems for managing health, safety, welfare and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring environmental factors and sustainability in the workplace.
  • Evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace
  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project in the workplace
  • Monitoring project activities in the workplace
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements in the workplace
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials in the workplace
  • Identifying and maintaining communication systems and organisational procedures in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed quality standards in the workplace
  • Controlling project progress against agreed programmes in the workplace
  • Managing your personal development in the workplace
  • Establishing dimensional control criteria in the workplace
  • Controlling project quantities and costs in the workplace
  • Planning the installation of retrofit works in the workplace
  • Managing installation, commissioning and handover of retrofit works in the workplace

Pathway 4-Retrofit- optional units (minimum of 2 units if this pathway selected)

  • Enabling learning opportunities in the workplace
  • Providing customer services in the construction workplace
  • Planning activities to traditional and heritage structures in the workplace
  • Supervising activities to traditional and heritage buildings and structures in the workplace
  • Planning demolition activities in the workplace
  • Evaluating feedback and making recommendations in the workplace
  • Planning and scheduling the maintenance activities of property, services or systems in the workplace

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management Fast Track

Typically, candidates will have 12 months to complete this NVQ. However, if you’re looking for an NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management fast track, the qualification for this course can be achieved in as little as 4 weeks, so long as the candidate has the required motivation and availability to complete the required units.

Fast track simply means our assessors can access the applicant’s work as soon as possible, but this is naturally dependent upon the necessary evidence being supplied by the candidate in a timely manner.

Why choose SB Skills Solutions?

Wondering why you should contact SB Skills Solutions to help you obtain this sought-after qualification? All our NVQ assessors hold the Level 6 Construction Site manager NVQ, PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector), and Assessor Awards, complete with at least 10 years of invaluable experience in the construction industry.

With a helping hand from our qualified assessors, we can help you to realise your full potential. To find out more about our team, services, and prices, why not reach out to our knowledgeable team today by calling us on 01695 558420 or emailing your enquiry to info@sbskills.co.uk?

Alternatively, you can also scroll down to explore some of the FAQs related to the NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management course and qualification.

NVQ level 6 construction site management – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Keen to learn more about the practicalities of taking this construction site management NVQ? Luckily, the team of NVQ experts at SB Skills Solutions are on hand to provide clear answers to all the most frequently-asked queries regarding this construction site management course.

How is this NVQ qualification assessed?

This NVQ level 6 construction site management qualification is assessed using a combination of methods. This includes professional discussions between the applicant and the assessor, workbooks, question and answer sessions, and the thorough assessment of the applicant’s previous work records.

How long is this NVQ?

For those wanting to achieve this qualification as soon as possible, it can be obtained in as little as one month – especially if you opt for the fast track route. However, it can also take over 12 months to complete.

What Are the Entry Requirements?

To take the NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management, you must already be working in a construction site management role or at an equivalent level.

This work should be in one of these areas:

  • Building
  • Civil engineering
  • Residential development
  • Demolition
  • Highways maintenance and repair
  • Conservation

You must also have passed the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test which is required for the Black CSCS Manager card.

Is this NVQ CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, the NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management course is CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) Grant claimable. This means CITB-registered companies can claim back £1500 following completion of this qualification thanks to the Short Period Qualification Grants scheme.

How can I apply for this NVQ?

Both individuals and companies booking on behalf of their employees can apply for this NVQ either online or over the phone. Once you’ve completed your application, one of our assessors will be in touch shortly to discuss the next steps.

Enquire about NVQ: Level 6 – Construction Site Management

    Reviews

    There are no reviews yet.

    Be the first to review “NVQ: Level 6 – Construction Site Management”

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Testimonials

    Excellent service from start to finish
    I've just recently completed a level 6 site management NVQ through SB Skills solution's. The whole exprence from registration throughout the gathering off evidence was seamless with the help and guidance of Sean my assessor.
    Once completed it took no more than 4 weeks for my certificate to arrive and would recommed SB Skills solutions to everybody for there training needs.

    Lisa Brown

    Scott

    Site Manager

    NVQ Level 6 SB Skills Solutions
    Sean O'Neill was my NVQ assessor and he made the course a pleasure to be on. He clearly explained what was required at each stage and was readily available for any queries throughout the entire process.

    Date of experience: 21 May 2023

    Lisa Brown

    Andy Hewitt

    Site Manager

    Book Course

      Select a Course

      Course


      Training Enquiry

      Company Name

      Primary Contact



      Telephone & Email


      Course Info

      Dates


      Learners

      Location

      Location : If you have a venue in mind enter the post code, if not enter the Region (e.g: Rainham, Kent).

      Dates


      Comments : Please give as much information as possible to help us to provide you with a competitive quote.

      Comments