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Qualification Overview

Total Qualification Time (TQT)
Award Code
Minimum Age
Level 7
Registration Start Date

The Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a manager within the construction industry.

You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

The Learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in:
-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 – Group A:
-Prepare and agree a brief and development programme in construction management
-Manage design development and processes in construction management
-Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments in construction management
-Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements
-Manage marketing and customer service in construction organisations

Optional – Group B:
-Establish project procurement arrangements in construction management
-Implement strategic sourcing partnerships in construction management
-Manage procurement processes in construction
-Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders in construction management
-Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded in construction
-Control organisational and project income and expenditure in construction management

Optional – Group C:
-Control projects outcomes in construction management
-Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes in construction management
-Manage project completion in construction management
-Manage project risks and opportunities in construction
-Manage project processes in construction
-Manage project evaluation and feedback in construction