Who is qualification designed for?
The ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognized qualification appropriate for those working as construction site managers in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation, or demolition.
The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Candidates can specialize in several different areas of Construction Site Management:
- Building and Civil Engineering
- Highways and Maintenance Repair
- Residential Development
A minimum of 19 units are required to be completed to achieve this qualification of which the following 8 are mandatory for all the pathways:
- Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
- Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
- Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining Systems for Managing Health, Safety, and Welfare in the Workplace
- Evaluating and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project or Operational Requirements in the Workplace
- Monitoring Construction Related Project Activities in the Workplace
- Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Quality Standards in the Workplace
- Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace
- Managing Personal Development in a Construction-related Workplace
In order to meet the assessment criteria candidates should be working in the role of construction site manager in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation or demolition.
Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge, and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of the competence described in the units.
The qualification will be assessed in line with the Construction Skills Consolidated Assessment Strategy and will be internally assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified Assessor. The assessment process is conducted through our e-portfolio system and it is formed of two parts:
- Knowledge – the candidates are required to complete a workbook
- Practical – the candidates are required to submit evidence from their work environment such as RAMS, minutes meetings, etc.