Construction industry NVQ Assessments throughout the UK
NVQ Level 3 Construction Supervisor Diploma
Work-based Assessment for Experienced Construction Supervisors
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After your successful completion, you'll be able to apply for a Supervisory (Gold) CSCS card! *
NVQ Level 3 Supervisor Course Requirements
The NVQ Level 3 Supervisor assessment & training course is made specifically for working construction site supervisors or foremen, typically overseeing occupationally related operatives from the same trade.
Your work must be more site-based, rather than office-based, and your role should involve activities that help organise project workflow by liaising with the site management and communicating vital information to the involved operatives.
Candidates in NVQ Level 3 Site Supervision will be required to:
supervise at least 1 operative on the construction site while undergoing the assessment
read and understand the project Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
implement safe work practices in daily work activities according to RAMS
liaise with the site management as well as other trade supervisors to organise orderly workflow
plan and organise work activities in line with project policies and programme of works
carry out toolbox talks or safety briefings
check the quality of work against drawings and specifications
monitor safety on site and carry out safety inspections of tools and/or equipment
monitor and organise the supply of materials and/or equipment
The NVQ site supervisor assessment course must cover assessment criteria which shows that the candidate (Site Supervisor) has an evident understanding of the Health and Safety aspects of the site. Therefore, the construction site supervisor is required to demonstrate the skills and ability to execute work in accordance with the site policies.
The NVQ Level 3 Supervision assessment and training course has been deviced for those who have substantial knowledge in a real-world work environment that demonstrates their capability to achieve the NVQ level 3 supervisor Diploma.
This assessment & training course enables construction supervisors to show and achieve recognition for their experience, skills, clear understanding, and expertise in construction site supervision .
It allows them to demonstrate their competence in an actual work environment so that they can execute supervision work within the building and construction industry sector.
After starting the NVQ Level 3 Site Supervisor assessment course, you will be assessed on the basis of a collection of knowledge and performance standards that have been gained from the National Occupational Standards relevant to the work area. The assessment will be guided by a friendly and occupationally competent assessor that is certified and ready to offer you advice and assistance as you attain your NVQ level 3 site supervisor Diploma.
NVQ Level 3 Supervision Units
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Implementing and Maintaining Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Co-ordinating and Organising Work Operations in the Workplace
NVQ Level 3 Site Supervisor Optional Units – Two Units Required
Allocating and Monitoring the Use of Plant and Equipment in the Workplace
Monitoring Progress of Work Against Schedules in the Workplace
Confirming Work Meets Quality Standards in the Workplace
Implementing Procedures to Support the Team’s Performance in the Workplace
Co-ordinating and Confirming Dimensional Control of Requirements of the Work in the Workplace
Contributing to the Circulation of Construction Related Project Information in the Workplace
NVQ Assessment Process
Unlike colleges, we have much shorter terms of completion . That's because our approach is deeply personalised, and we tailor the 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.
Once you have applied for the NVQ Level 3 Supervisor assessment & training course, you'll be assigned a dedicated assessor for your NVQ assessment who will assist and advise you during the entire assessment program as you achieve your Diploma.
Our expert assessor will conduct the On-Site Assessment & Training (ASAT) program, which means that no time off work is required. Your dedicated assessor will agree on a meeting at your work environment on a day and time suitable for you. And with your support and involvement, the assessor will plan the ideal assessment methods, such as monitoring of your job and asking questions about your work, in order to collect the needed set of evidence to verify your competence in construction site supervision.
Typically, it takes 2 meetings with an assessor to collect the necessary evidence for the NVQ site supervisor assessment, but this might vary depending on your ability and motivation to collaborate with the assessor.
The assessment course may take up to 6 months from start to finish, but the assessment completion time can vary and depends upon your employment situation, motivation, and ability to supply the assessor with the necessary info for the NVQ level 3 construction site supervision .
Before beginning the NVQ level 3 site supervisor assessment course, you'll talk about all aspects of your employment situation with the assessor to verify an assessment end date . As soon as you can agree on a practical and achievable assessment end date, the assessment can start.
NVQ Level 3 Supervisor Fast Track Course
You can opt in to do fast track NVQ construction 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