Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision
What does the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision cover?
The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation or demolition.
All candidates will complete the following mandatory modules:
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
Beyond the mandatory modules, the course content will vary depending on which pathway the candidate chooses. Each pathway will have a mixture of mandatory and optional modules. The available pathways are:
Pathway 1: Building and Civil Engineering
Pathway 2: Highways and Maintenance Repair
Pathway 3: Residential Development
Pathway 4: Conservation
Pathway 5: Demolition
Pathway 6: Tunnelling
Who is the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision aimed at?
The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision is aimed at candidates that are working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation or demolition.
The qualification enables successful candidates to gain the Gold CSCS Card and access roles with larger organisations and sites.
How can the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision help progress my career?
The Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision can help candidates progress their career as they are able to apply for:
Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS Card
Once candidates are registered onto the Level 4 Diploma Construction Site Supervision, they are able to apply for the Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS Card immediately. This card will be issued on a temporary basis whilst an appropriate construction related NVQ is being achieved. The Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS Card is valid for 3 years and cannot be renewed.
For more information on the CSCS Red Card, please click here (LINK TO CSCS RED CARD PAGE)
Gold Supervisor CSCS Card
Once the candidate has successfully completed the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision, the NVQ certificate will be requested from the awarding body. Upon receipt of this certificate, the candidate is able to apply for the Gold Supervisor CSCS Card.
For more information on the CSCS Gold Card, please click here (LINK TO CSCS GOLD CARD PAGE)
Successful candidates often choose to pursue other advanced qualifications such as:
Level 6 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Management
What are the entry requirements for the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision?
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but candidates must have the potential and opportunity to gain this qualification successfully.
Our assessors will carry out an initial assessment of each candidate’s skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.
How is the Level 4 NVQ Diploma Construction Site Supervision assessed?
This qualification is competence-based meaning that candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units.
Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. The qualifications will be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment, as well as being assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.
Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of
the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit. Evidence can include:
Observation report by assessor
Record of oral and written questioning
Recognition of Prior Learning
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