Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision

Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision

The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision is designed for those who undertake the duties of construction site supervisors or assistant managers. Construction site supervisors will have responsibility for other people in their occupation and clearly be decision makers.

Their duties include Controlling work progress against agreed programmes, Maintaining systems for health, safety, welfare and environmental protection and Allocating and monitoring the use of plant, equipment or machinery.

This qualification is the ideal route to gaining the Gold CSCS card and enabling access to work on bigger sites with larger organisations.

There are six pathways to the qualification: Building and Civil Engineering, Highways Maintenance and Repair, Residential Development, Conservation, Demolition, Tunnelling.

Gold CSCS Supervisors Card

What are the benefits of this Level 4 NVQ?

CSCS Gold Card
Interactive, online assessment
Increased work opportunities
Increased earning potential
Stepping stone to full site management roles

Frequently asked questions

All of our assessors for the Construction Site Supervision Level 4 NVQ are highly experienced, qualified construction professionals who are in a position to add real value to your qualification.

The whole assessment will be captured by photos and video recordings. You will be required to present various workplace documents to your assessor, including a RAMS, toolbox talk, induction, progress report, plant allocation sheet, etc. The knowledge-based element (i.e. the units of the qualification) will be assessed verbally through recorded discussion with your assessor via Zoom.

It is expected that candidates on this fast-track (discussion-based) assessment route will complete the qualification within 4 weeks, although candidates have 12 months to complete the qualification.

Once candidates are registered onto this qualification they are able to apply for the Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS card immediately. This card is issued on a temporary basis, while a Construction related NVQ is being achieved. The card is valid for three years and cannot be renewed.

Once the NVQ has been successfully completed and verified off by the centre, we will request your NVQ certificate from the awarding body. Normally this takes around 7-10 days to arrive. You can use this certificate to apply for the Gold CSCS card.

NVQs are UK regulated qualifications, they are valid for life and do not expire.

CADUK are an Award Winning NVQ centre that have delivered over 1000 construction-related NVQs.

The assessment system that we developed ourselves was recently recognised at the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Star Awards at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for our “unique approach to delivering qualifications”.

See some of our reviews further down the page, or follow this link to see what our learners are saying about us.

Qualification cost

£1150 + VAT

Funding / Grants

CADUK are a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO). This enables CITB registered companies to claim back £600 on completion of this qualification through the Short Period Qualification Grants scheme. This includes small employers (i.e. those with a wage bill of less than £80k) who don’t have to pay the levy. This grant applies to directly employed staff on the payroll and all subcontractors.

To check if your company is eligible to claim please call CITB on 0344 994 4455.

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    This qualification is a great platform for those who aspire to be Senior Site Managers! Gary Pollard MCIOB, Managing Director

    Here's what our customers are saying

    Carl Robinson
    DRG Interior and Building Solutions Ltd
    "I Achieved an NVQ Level 3 occupational works supervisor which has lead to employment as an assistant site manager. A very big Thank you to all at CADUK, this has also now given me the drive to continue my journey to hopefully gain a level 6 qualification in construction management".
    Michael Lloyd
    Lloyd Renovations Ltd
    "I had an onsite assessment with CADUK for my Level 3 NVQ. The assessor was very helpful and guided me through the assessment process. The actual assessment process only took one day although there is some preparation to do beforehand. Within 2 weeks of the assessment I had my Gold CSCS card! Thanks CADUK"
    David Mitchell
    Select Electrical (GB) Limited
    "The service I received was brilliant from start to finish. The assessor that came to site was a fellow of the institute of building and was extremely professional and knowledgable. I would recommend the level 3 nvq fast track route CAD UK offer to anyone looking for professional qualification and a CSCS card."
    Kevin Gibbs
    Clipfine Ltd
    "I wasn’t sure what to expect, it’s been a long time since I sat in a classroom environment and I was very nervous on the day. The trainer From CADUK explained everything in full and was very professional throughout the day. I would highly recommend CADUK for any training with in the building sector. I was pleasantly surprised with the whole procedure and the final result of gaining my NVQ with in my subject taken and have now gained my gold cscs card.
    Many thanks CADUK"

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