Construction Management NVQs
Our Pearson Edexcel Construction Management NVQs provide access to MCIOB, AssocRICS, MCABE, ICWCI and the Black CSCS card.
Regulated competence-based qualifications (NVQs) at levels 6/7 are comparable to Bachelor/Master Degrees.
The NVQ process is conducted online through our bespoke ePortfolio system. Candidates are required to respond to criteria by collating evidence which occurs naturally within their work to demonstrate particular skills. The assessor will go through the evidence that has been collected to ensure that all the areas of the NVQ have been covered. The assessor will let you know at every stage of the process how you are getting on.
Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management
This qualification is accessible to those working in a Policy-making, Director or Senior management capacity. i.e. those who oversee projects from inception to decommissioning, who advise stakeholders and who form and lead project delivery teams.
Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Built Environment Design & Consultancy Practice
This qualification is accessible to design managers directly responsible for directing design projects and the teams that deliver design solutions to meet project briefs. They may be working directly for the contractor or provide consultancy services.
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management
This qualification is accessible to those that have responsibility for other people in their occupation and are clearly decision makers. This could include roles such as Senior Estimators, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Senior Buyers, Senior Planners.
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management
This qualification is accessible to those at senior site management level, i.e. those with responsibility for Controlling Project Progress, Ensuring that Work Activities and Resources Meet Project Work Requirements, and Controlling Project Quantities and Costs.
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Senior Site Inspection
This qualification is accessible to site inspectors, architectural inspectors and quality inspectors, i.e. managers that carry out the role of Clerk of Works. They will have responsibility for monitoring project quality and managing project progress and handover.
Why should I complete an NVQ?
With a little effort on your part, The relevant NVQ can take your career wherever you want it to go. The NVQ framework in construction is designed to help you make progress in your career. Having an NVQ gives you a better chance of changing jobs or having access to work abroad.
NVQs tell your employer a lot about you. By gaining an NVQ, you are making a strong statement about your will to succeed in your job, particularly if you have paid for it yourself. You are saying that your skill level matters to you and you want to improve.
What are the benefits of a Construction Management NVQ?
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Construction Management NVQs are primarily delivered online though our unique and simple to use ePortfolio system. Candidates will be assessed by one of our specialist Construction Managers, all of whom hold or are working towards MCIOB or FCIOB status.
The assessment processs is conducted from distance using a variety of communication methods to suit the individual learner, such as Skype, Telephone, Email, Remote Desktop and our online ePortfolio system.
Our bespoke online process enables learners to access NVQs from any internet connected computer anywhere in the world.
Academic qualifications such as HNCs/HNDs/degrees are an opportunity to enter an industry.
Competence-based qualifications however are far more relevant to the experienced construction manager because they provide recognition of skills, knowledge, experience and confidence that has already been developed over time in the industry.
Achievement of an NVQ is entirely down to the learner’s own motivation. We provide support for one year, however these Construction Management qualifications are realistically achievable within 1–3 months.
Our interactive online process enables candidates to achieve the qualification in a much shorter time frame that traditional on-site NVQs. There are no exams, no workshops to attend, no site visits, and no need to take time of work.
No. NVQs aren’t about how good you are at exams, they are about how good you are at work. NVQs never involve written tests, they don’t involve trick questions – they are designed to let your skills, knowledge and experience shine through in practical ways.
NVQs relate to the real world and many certificate holders and their employers will tell you that this is their main advantage. NVQs are not about going back to school. They are about going where you want to go in your career.
NVQs have no formal entry requirements, however potential candidates must be able to demonstrate to us that they have the skills, knowledge and experience required in order to achieve the qualification. This is confirmed through our profiling process. We will never enrol any learner onto an NVQ program unless we are sure that the qualification is actually achievable.
Yes. UK regulated qualifications are recognised all over the world. Many of our learners are now working abroad because they achieved an NVQ.
Completion of a Level 6/7 NVQ provides access to membership and associate membership of a variety of professional institutions. Once you have been accepted into these institutions you are able to use the following post-nominals:
Membership of the Chartered Association of Building: MCIOB
Associate Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors: AssocRICS
Membership of The Chartered Institute of Building Engineers: C. Build E MCABE
Membership of The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate: MICWCI
The Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS card is issued on a temporary basis, while a Construction related NVQ is being achieved. It is available to Supervisors and Managers with on the job experience (normally at least one year in the last three). The card is valid for three years and cannot be renewed.
To access this card, learners must first register and enrol on a qualifying NVQ. CADUK can provide learners that require this temporary CSCS card with the required proof of Awarding Body registration and accompanying documentation to enable them to apply.