About this NVQ assessment
The Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in construction senior management.
This NVQ provides formal recognition of practicing at a senior level for company directors, contracts/project managers, senior site managers, senior quantity surveyors, senior estimators and senior engineers.
Q2W offer a nationwide service, made possible using our on-line portfolio Learning Assistant. Your NVQ will be assessed using the product of your work e.g. contract documents. Your knowledge will be assessed using professional discussion or written reflective account.
How much will my NVQ level 7 cost?
Price: £1,950+vat per delegate
See regional zones for further price information.
50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.
(Payment plans may be available upon request)
NVQ Entry Requirements
The potential learner must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ before enrolment.
How long will my NVQ take to complete?An assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial assessment/Induction and a planned end date agreed. However, we would expect your qualification to be complete with sixteen weeks.
How is the NVQ qualification assessed?Learning Assistant is the on-line portfolio used by Q2W. During the Initial assessment your assessor will identify the most appropriate optional units and provide advice and guidance regarding the range of evidence required. At this stage you will be introduced to Learning Assistant and uploading evidence. Feedback regarding your progress will be provided in a variety of ways: contact records transmitted using Learning Assistant, which also includes a % complete indicator. Your assessor will also maintain regular contact by phone, text message and email. Your assessor will provide sufficient support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.
Industry recognition & benefits
The NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management qualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certifciation Scheme (CSCS) black card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/manager/).
A level 7 in construction senior management puts you on the fast track to becoming Chartered. You can apply for MCIOB immediately, and, as your NVQ is proof of professional competency, your Professional Review will be shorter than normal. You only need to complete a short paper focusing on your ethics and professional judgement (http://www.ciob.org/routes/i-have-nvq).
What is a CITB ATO?A CITB ATO is an organisation which provides construction training courses and qualifications to a defined and industry-agreed training standard. As an approved ATO, Q2W will upload your NVQ achievement to trigger an automated grant payment of £600.00 (subject to eligibility).
How do I claim my grant?You can claim a grant if you’re an employer who is registered with CITB. This includes small employers (wage bill of less than £80k) who don’t have to pay the levy. https://www.citb.co.uk/grant/new-grants-scheme-2018/grant-scheme-rules/
CSCS Card Information
You will apply directly to CSCS for your card after you receive your NVQ certificate through the post from us. Link below for more information:https://www.cscs.uk.com/applying-for-cards/
Assessment contents & units
NVQ level 7 in Construction Senior Management: Qualification Structure
Learners must complete all units in group A and then select units from two of the three optional groups B1, B2 and B3
A – Mandatory units
Manage teams in construction
Lead and participate in meetings in construction management
Provide ethical advice, judgement and service in construction management
Develop self and others in construction management
Optional units Learners must select units from two of the three groups B1, B2 and B3.
B1 – Optional group for project development
Prepare and agree a project brief and development programme in construction
Manage design development and processes in construction
Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments in construction management
Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements in construction management
Manage marketing and customer service in construction organisations
B2 – Optional group for procurement contracts and budgets
Establish project procurement arrangements in construction management
Implement strategic sourcing partnerships in construction management
Manage procurement processes in construction management
Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders in construction management
Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded in construction management
Control organisational and project income and expenditure in construction management
B3 – Option group for project control
Manage project risks and opportunities in construction
Manage project processes in construction
Manage project evaluation and feedback in construction
Control project outcomes in construction
Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes in construction management
Manage project completion in construction