This professional qualification is designed to help progress your career in the industry, moving into areas such as project management, construction design, quantity and building surveying or architectural technology. It also offers entry to related degrees at university or in junior management positions in the industry.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Understand risk assessment of activities and the importance of behaviours in
Understand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and
Understand different construction methods and materials
Understand management principles and the project management lifecycle
Understand the importance of project planning and resourcing and be able to
Analyse different techniques
Able to define the quality required on a finished construction project
Understand the importance of cost control on a construction project
Identify risk of activities and encourage all employees to demonstrate safety-conscious behaviours
Assess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects
Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects
Use effective management principles and be able to supervise construction workers
Understand overall plan for project and measure and record progress against plan
Assess and report on quality standards and assist in commissioning of finished construction projects
Understand financial and legal constraints and measure and record progress against budget
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
To pass the Apprenticeship you must achieve a Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English if you do not already hold the qualifications.
You will also be assessed by:
Portfolio of evidence
Multiple choice tests
End Point Assessment
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
You can progress onto degree level qualifications in Professional Construction such as Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Project Management and Building Surveying.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
The main duties and tasks of a Construction Site Supervisor are:
Supervision of specialist contractors
The control of health and safety standards on construction projects
Recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction project
The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
Control of quality of works on a construction project
Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project
Candidates must have evidence of the relevant Maths and English qualifications at GCSE grade C/4 (or equivalent) prior to enrolling onto the course. They must also hold a level 3 industry related qualification or have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within their role. A statement from your employer can be used in support your application. Additionally, you must already be working in a suitable role that meets the requirements for the apprenticeship. All candidates will have an interview with the Apprenticeship Specialist to assess suitably before being accepted on to an apprenticeship programme.