Construction Site Supervision – Higher Apprenticeship

  • Duration: 24 months

  • Level 4 – Higher Apprenticeship

You will have a mix of learning in the workplace, off the job training at the college and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

You will need to be employed and working within a supervisory capacity within the industry to meet the requirements of this pathway.

Site Manager:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Site Manager to manage staff and budgets, ensure contract is delivered on time and to programme, responsible for hiring staff, deliveries and quality management and costs.

Project Manager:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Project Manager to operate the site in a safe and secure manner, providing management information for reports, assist in client liaison meetings and sub-contractor meetings.

Site Engineer:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Site Engineer to survey and level sites, checking of drawing and quantities to ensure accuracy, organizes site facilities, monitors work of sub-contractors and attends site meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction)
  • HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 2
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Numbers Level 2

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English showing you have Grade C or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Communication and Application of Number listed above.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

The Higher (Level 4) Construction Site Supervision is specifically designed to meet the needs of those who have gained Level 3 qualifications or those with appropriate prior experience of work in the sectors identified. As a consequence the qualification is not suitable for younger (pre 18) learners.

You need to be of employed status and working within a supervisory capacity within the industry to meet the requirement of this pathway.

All candidates must have a suitable level of physical fitness to perform aspects of the job (eg working outdoors in all seasonal weather conditions – this could also be at height or below ground).

There will be a wide range of opportunities which apprentices can be involved with in a structured career path such as building, civil engineering and specialist occupations.

After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area, this apprenticeship will enable progression to a NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management.

You will need to be employed and working within a supervisory capacity within the industry to meet the requirements of this pathway.

Site Manager:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Site Manager to manage staff and budgets, ensure contract is delivered on time and to programme, responsible for hiring staff, deliveries and quality management and costs.

Project Manager:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Project Manager to operate the site in a safe and secure manner, providing management information for reports, assist in client liaison meetings and sub-contractor meetings.

Site Engineer:

Working on built environment projects assisting the Site Engineer to survey and level sites, checking of drawing and quantities to ensure accuracy, organizes site facilities, monitors work of sub-contractors and attends site meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction)
  • HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 2
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Numbers Level 2

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English showing you have Grade C or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Communication and Application of Number listed above.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

The Higher (Level 4) Construction Site Supervision is specifically designed to meet the needs of those who have gained Level 3 qualifications or those with appropriate prior experience of work in the sectors identified. As a consequence the qualification is not suitable for younger (pre 18) learners.

You need to be of employed status and working within a supervisory capacity within the industry to meet the requirement of this pathway.

All candidates must have a suitable level of physical fitness to perform aspects of the job (eg working outdoors in all seasonal weather conditions – this could also be at height or below ground).

There will be a wide range of opportunities which apprentices can be involved with in a structured career path such as building, civil engineering and specialist occupations.

After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area, this apprenticeship will enable progression to a NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management.

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