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NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision Diploma
Work-based Assessment for Experienced Site Supervisors
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After your successful completion, you'll be able to apply for a Supervisory (Gold) CSCS card! *
NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision Requirements
The NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision course, sometimes referred to as Junior Construction Site Management, is made for experienced site supervisors with a traceable work history record in a construction site supervision role.
The construction site supervision NVQ is mostly suitable for individuals working directly for the main contractor and those who are involved in construction site organisational activities such as:
liaising with contractors, supervisors and construction site management
organising deliveries of materials and equipment
carrying out regular toolbox talks and/or site inductions
attending progress meetings with construction site management
implementing and taking care of all H&S aspects on the construction site
carrying out safety inspections and quality control
organising the operational area of work for sub-contractors
implementing waste management and housekeeping on the construction site
allocating work to sub-contractors
carrying out regular inspections of the equipment
The NVQ level 4 construction site supervision portfolio should contain facts which demonstrate that the learner has a clear understanding of general H&S site policies. Hence, candidates in the construction site supervision course will be required to demonstrate the ability and knowledge to execute all site supervision tasks, according to the project RAMS.
A typical level 4 construction site supervisor oversees a larger scale of aspects of organisational activities and is expected to have substantial experience in supervision roles. Therefore, they should know how to implement and maintain project organisational and H&S procedures on the construction site and be able to plan work activities and resources to meet the project requirements.
If you supervise a small group of occupationally related people on the construction site, you might want to consider the
NVQ Level 3 Supervisor
NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision Diploma
The NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision qualification is created for experienced construction site supervisors who have considerable knowledge in a real-world work environment that demonstrates his or her capability to achieve the NVQ Level 4 Site Supervision Diploma.
This assessment & training course enables site supervisors to demonstrate their experience, abilities, clear understanding, and knowledge of the fundamental skills of construction site supervision.
It also enables them to demonstrate their competence in an actual work environment to make sure that they can perform level 4 site supervision duties within the building and construction sector.
After starting the NVQ Level 4 Site Supervision assessment course, you will be examined against a collection of knowledge and performance assessment requirements that have been identified by the National Occupational Standards relevant to the occupational area. The assessment will be overseen by an experienced professional who is competent to provide you advice and support as you accomplish your course.
NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision Mandatory Units
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
NVQ Level 4 Site Supervision Building and Civil Engineering Units – All Units Required
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Maintaining Supplies of Materials to Meet Project Requirements in the Workplace
Implementing Communication Systems for Construction Projects in the Workplace
Maintaining the Dimensional Accuracy of Work in the Workplace
Contributing to the Control of Work Quantities and Costs in the Workplace
Co-ordinating Preparation Work for Site or Lifting Operations in the Workplace
Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
Controlling Work Against Agreed Standards in the Workplace
NVQ Assessment Process
Unlike the colleges, we have much shorter terms of completion. That's because our approach is deeply personalised , and we tailor each assessment plan to suit your circumstances. Also, for your convenience, we come to visit you at your workplace right when you need it, within a matter of days — not months.
Typically, it takes 2 meetings with your assessor to gather the necessary evidence for the NVQ level 4 site supervision qualification; however, this may differ, depending on your ability and effort to cooperate with the assessor.
When you apply for the NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision assessment & training course, you're going to be assigned a dedicated assessor for the NVQ assessment who will support and advise you during the entire program, as you accomplish your Diploma.
Our specialist assessor will carry out the On-Site Assessment & Training (ASAT) course—which means that no time off work is required. Your assigned assessor will arrange a meeting at your work environment on a day and time convenient for you. And with your help and involvement, the assessor will plan the ideal assessment methods, such as monitoring of your job and discussion about your work, to most effectively gather the needed set of proofs, to confirm your competence in the field of construction site supervision .
Before beginning the NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision assessment and training course, you'll go over all aspects of your circumstances with the assessor to confirm a completion date. As soon as you can agree on a realistic and achievable assessment end date, the assessment can start.
The NVQ level 4 site supervision assessment course can take up to six months before you can apply for your CSCS card; however, the assessment timeframe can differ and significantly depends on your employment situation, motivation , and ability to provide the assessor with the necessary details for the NVQ level 4 site supervision qualification.
NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision Fast Track Course
It is possible to speed up your NVQ level 4 site supervision assessment by selecting the relevant option in the booking form on this website (check out the booking form options for more info).
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Do I need to do CSCS H&S test once I have completed the NVQ course?
To apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test, passed within the last two years.
As of 2nd September 2019, all applicants who apply for the CSCS card with the NVQ Diploma are required to pass the CITB Health, safety and environment test. You can read more about this change by following this link: https://www.cscs.uk.com/about/faqs/?faq_category=983
How can I verify your company accreditation?
Up Level training centre is officially registered and accredited by several nationally recognised organisations such as National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC) - CITB Division, Pearson (Edexcel) and Open College Network West Midlands (OCN) as NVQ assessment and training centre for construction-related qualifications.
This can be verified independently by contacting either organisation:
CITB, National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC)
Norfolk, PE31 6RH
Tel: 0300 456 6447
Can I skip levels and get higher NVQ level qualification?
Yes, you can skip levels as long as you can prove your competence in your field of expertise.
Can I fail the NVQ assessment?
Before invoicing and registering you with the Awarding Body, our assessor will carry out screening of your knowledge and overall work experience to confirm your ability to cover the assessment criteria for the qualification. The assessment cannot be completed without your participation; you must be motivated and be able to co-operate with the assessor to achieve the qualification.
How soon can I apply for a CSCS card?
The assessment timeframe might vary depending on circumstances of your employment status and ability to present evidence of your work practice. Typically, you'll discuss all aspects of your circumstances with your assessor before commencing the course to confirm the potential completion date. Once you can agree on the realistic and achievable completion date, the assessment can start.
As an option, in the booking form on this website it is possible to select the Fast Track NVQ assessment package (check out the booking form options for more info).
Can I register for the NVQ course without National Insurance number?
Yes, you can register for the course without NI number.
When can I expect my NVQ Diploma/Certificate?
Once your assessment is completed, and your portfolio submitted to the awarding body for the achievement, typical waiting time is 5-7 working days. The actual wait time might vary from case to case depending on awarding body's workload. Our sales dep will release the certificate upon receiving the final payment.
* we might experience delays during pandemic outbreak period due to Awarding Body's reduced office admin capacity
Are any discounts available?
In cases when a group of people or a company commit to multiple (3+) assessment courses, our company is ready to discuss the potential discount offer.
Can I still do NVQ if I’m dyslexic or find myself being non-academic mind?
Yes, your grammar ability doesn’t affect the outcome of the NVQ assessment. The assessor will take into consideration your unique situation and will make up the assessment plan that suits your needs.
* to apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test, passed within the last two years