NVQ Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management

Fast-Track Assessment for an Experienced Construction Senior Manager or Construction Business Owner

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Accreddited by NSAC, CITB Division
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Are You Eligible for Senior Management NVQ?

The NVQ Level 7 Senior Management is generally suited for individuals taking higher management positions within large construction organisations or business owners and directors, those who manage projects at a strategic level, develop business strategies, plan organisational procedures, deal with clients and lead management teams at a high level.

To undertake this assessment, you must have senior management experience, which involves managing project processes, leading teams, planning budgets, procurements and resources, as well as construction organisational procedures.

NVQ Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management
CIOB Recognised NVQ Qualification

This qualification is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

NVQ level 7 senior manager on construction site
Assessment type Work-based & distance assessment
Prior experience Required
Classroom attendance No
Fast Track Completion 4 weeks (or adjusted to your pace)
Remote Assessments Zoom & Teams options available
Dedicated assessor Yes, with a direct contact number
Guidance & support Yes, we're here to help
Planning & preparation Guidance provided
CITB grant claimable Yes, up to £1500
CIOB Chartered Assessor Yes
Qualification degree Equivalent to a Master's degree
Our coverage UK & Overseas (EU, UAE, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Asia)
Exams No
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Your work experience and responsibilities will determine which units you select from the list of optional units (for details, see the qual structure). For the achievement of senior management qualification, it is paramount to have available evidence at your disposal which can cover selected units/topics in order to attain the required amount of credits.

As part of the assessment, you'll need to show your practical skills and knowledge of your senior management responsibilities. This means providing evidence and examples of your work and communication derived from your current or previous projects.

The evidence you provide should demonstrate your skills and ability to accomplish the following:

  • control project quality, legal and contractual project compliance, project progress, project value and costs
  • undertake continuous personal development and manage the personal development of others
  • manage project risks and opportunities
  • manage project team activities
  • develop systems for managing health, safety and welfare
  • utilise project feedback information and implement project management systems
  • formulate a project team and manage working relationships
  • plan workforce requirements and then manage workforce plans
  • provide advice on technical construction issues and resolve complex problems
  • provide construction services while complying with laws and organisational policies and ensuring transparency, fairness, and professional competence, all within boundaries of ethical conduct and contractual obligations
  • manage budgets and evaluate entitlement for payments
  • and more…

The above list encompasses the criteria from mandatory units. As previously stated, additional criteria will be determined by your experience, current duties, and the available evidence at your disposal. For the list of optional units, please refer to the "Qual Structure" section.

The initial discussion with our NVQ assessor will help determine the units you need to cover and the respective assessment criteria.

The NVQ Level 7 Senior Management is assessed by an NVQ assessor who is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Manager
Construction managers employed directly by the main contractor or large specialist subcontracting company may want to pursue the NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management qualification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is this assessment suitable for beginners?

No, this is not a training or college course. This is an NVQ assessment for experienced workers and professionals who know their job very well and require official recognition of their skills in the industry. Knowledge and prior experience is mandatory.

Do I need to take the CSCS H&S test to apply for a temporary Experienced Worker (red) CSCS card?

Yes, to apply for a temporary Experienced Worker (red) CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test that was completed within the last two years. You can find more information about this on the following website: https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/experienced-worker/

Do I need to take the CSCS H&S test once I have completed the NVQ course?

Yes, to apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S touch screen test, passed within the last two years. You can find more information about this on the following website: https://www.cscs.uk.com/about/faqs/?faq_category=983

How can I verify your company's accreditation?

Up Level training centre is officially registered and accredited by several nationally recognized organizations, such as the National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC) - CITB Division and Pearson (Edexcel), as an NVQ assessment and training centre for construction-related qualifications.

You can verify our accreditations independently by contacting any of these organizations:

CITB, National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC)
Building 130
Bircham Newton
Kings Lynn
Norfolk, PE31 6RH
Tel: 0300 456 6447
Email: enquiry.NSAC@citb.co.uk

Pearson (Edexcel)
80 Strand
Charing Cross
London, WC2R
Web: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/contact-us.html

Can I skip levels and obtain a higher NVQ qualification?

Yes, it is possible to skip levels and obtain a higher NVQ qualification, as long as you can provide evidence of your competence in your field of expertise.

Can I fail the NVQ assessment?

Failure is not an option for us.

Our company and assessors have a screening process in place. We will conduct a screening of your knowledge and overall work experience before invoicing and registering you. This is to confirm your ability to meet the assessment criteria for the qualification and to ensure that the assessment is a natural step in your professional development.

In simple terms, if our assessor has confirmed your eligibility after the screening process, we will work with you and provide support until you receive your qualification.

It is important to note that the assessment cannot be completed without your participation, motivation, and cooperation with the assessor. Our screening process should confirm your commitment.

How soon can I apply for a CSCS card?

The timeframe for the NVQ assessment may vary depending on your employment status and your ability to provide evidence of your work practice. Typically, you will discuss all aspects of your circumstances with your assessor before starting the course to confirm a potential completion date. Once you agree on a realistic and achievable completion date, the assessment can begin.

Additionally, on our website's booking form, you have the option to select the Fast Track NVQ assessment package for a quicker assessment process. For more information, please check out the booking form options.

Can I register for the NVQ course without a National Insurance number?

Yes, you can register for the NVQ assessment without a National Insurance number.

When can I expect to receive my NVQ Diploma/Certificate?

Once your assessment is completed and your portfolio is submitted to the awarding body for achievement, the typical waiting period is up to 15 working days. However, this duration may vary depending on the awarding body's workload and your individual case.

Upon receipt of the full payment for the assessment services provided to you, our sales department will release your certificate.

Are any discounts available?

Our company is willing to discuss potential discount offers for groups or companies that commit to multiple (3+) assessment courses. Please contact us to discuss your options.

Can I still do the NVQ if I'm dyslexic or find myself to have a non-academic mind?

Yes, having dyslexia or a non-academic mind does not necessarily affect the outcome of the NVQ assessment. Our assessors take into consideration your unique situation and can make an assessment plan that suits your needs. Your grammar ability is not a significant factor in the assessment process.

Do your prices include VAT?

No, all prices shown exclude VAT.

* to apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test, passed within the last two years

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