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Construction Management Diploma QLS Level 7
Course at QLS Level 7
Study Method Online
Course Duration 620 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsement Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
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Course Overview

Construction Certificate Level 7

Find your place in the construction sector and lay the foundation for an incredible lifelong career.  Staff Training Solutions is proud to offer this exclusive Construction Certificate (Level 7), designed with aspiring construction managers in mind.  Over the course of 20 units, this Advanced Construction Management Course examines the construction sector and the construction management profession in-depth.  Topics covered include project planning, resource allocation, construction site management, estimating costs, project risk management, human resource management on construction sites and many more besides. On-demand tutor support is available to ensure you get the most from your studies and there are no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about.  Sign up online with Staff Training Solutions and start your Level 7 Construction Course today.

Why Study Construction Management?

Careers in construction management are ideal for critical thinkers with a passion problem solving.  The sheer size of the construction sector makes it one of the most diverse and prolific employers worldwide.  Almost one in every 10 jobs in the United Kingdom is created by the construction industry – more than 3 million permanent positions in total.  A sector that is largely immune to economic and political pressures, careers in construction combine long-term job security with high earnings potential and ongoing promotion prospects.  Whether new to construction management or looking to fast-track your progression to leadership level, this Level 7 Diploma comes highly recommended.

Course Syllabus

jobseekers and members of the workforce. This advanced Level 7 Construction Management Diploma comprises 20 insightful units, which cover the topics and knowledge areas outlined below:

Unit 1 - Construction Management - An Introduction

Provides a detailed overview of the contemporary construction sector, the responsibilities of the construction manager and the primary functions of the construction industry worldwide.

Unit 2 - Organisation of Construction Projects

Outlines the steps involved in organising construction projects from scratch, in accordance with the main phases of the project lifecycle.  An introduction to project scope and procurement is also provided.

Unit 3 - Understanding Work Breakdown Structure

Introduces the concept of the work breakdown structure, detailing the process of creating a work breakdown structure and tips for dividing major tasks into more manageable components.

Unit 4 - Estimation Process and Aligning Resources for a Project

Discusses the importance of accurate estimates, potential problems in producing project estimates and how to ensure efficient resource allocation in construction projects.

Unit 5 - Effective Project Planning

Offers a detailed breakdown of the construction project planning process, outlining a variety of tools, techniques, resources and activities for effective planning in construction.

Unit 6 - Project Risk Management and Communication Plans

An insightful introduction to risk management in the construction sector, guiding learners through the process of identifying, classifying, prioritising and managing project risks.

Unit 7 - Cost Estimation

A look at the various different types of estimates involved in construction projects, along with guidelines for producing accurate cost estimations and how to estimate for variations.

Unit 8 - Preliminary Site Investigation and Assessment

Provides a step-by-step guide to conducting in-depth preliminary site investigations and assessments of site suitability, based on a number of geological and environmental factors.

Unit 9 - Site Organisation in Construction industry

Candidates study the most important duties and responsibilities on the construction site and who performs them, along with how to ensure a safe and efficient site layout.

Unit 10 - Construction Equipment Planning

Covers a series of factors that can influence equipment procurement decisions, along with how to choose between purchasing and hiring based on the project’s requirements.

Unit 11 - Management of Construction Equipment

Discusses the efficient way to store, maintain and repair various categories of construction recruitment, including the potential benefits of establishing on on-site spare parts inventory.

Unit 12 - Management of Construction Materials

Provides good practice guidelines for procuring, storing and managing construction materials, covering the various sources of raw materials and the importance of quality management.

Unit 13 - Human Resources Management

An introduction to the HR management responsibilities of leadership personnel on construction sites, including tips for better manpower planning and a look at the recruitment process.

Unit 14 - Building Better Teams

Practical tips and guidelines for improved team performance and output in construction, along with the concept of the high-performing team and the importance of motivation.

Unit 15 - Conflict Management

Examines the importance of conflict resolution skills and the most common causes of workplace conflict, along with how most types of conflicts can be resolved through proactive communication.

Unit 16 - How to Manage Anger and Violence in the Workplace

Outlines the creation and introduction of workplace violence prevention programs, how to identify the ‘triggers’ of violence and several helpful tips for improved workplace health and safety.

Unit 17 - Storage Management

Discusses how the tools, materials and machinery on a construction site should be stored, while examining a series of standardised storage systems and practices in the construction sector.

Unit 18 - Purchasing and Vendor Management

Analysis of the advantages of good vendor relations, with tips for improving relationships with vendors, how to perform quality control checks on suppliers and choosing the right vendors to work with.

Unit 19 - Quality Control for Construction Works

Discusses the role of quality control in construction, how to accurately measure quality at various stages of a project and the use of penalties and incentives as motivators.

Unit 20 - Legal Aspects of Contracting

A brief introduction to contractual law in the construction sector, covering the various different types of contracts and how to ensure agreements are viable and legally binding. 

Career Path

The construction sector’s size and accessibility make it one of the most appealing employers for ambitious candidates pursuing leadership roles.  With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, entry-level construction jobs quickly pave the way for high-level promotion opportunities. For the experienced construction manager, take-home pay varies from £25,000 to more than £100,000 per year. This Level 7 Course also comes highly recommended to anyone interested in starting their own construction company from scratch.

Course Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Who should take this course

Staff Training Solutions specialises in high-quality distance learning for employers, jobseekers and members of the workforce. This Level 7 Construction Diploma could be the ideal course for:

  • Newcomers with no knowledge or experience in construction
  • Construction workers pursuing promotion with their employers
  • Anyone who runs a construction company or plays a leadership role
  • Entrepreneurs considering starting new construction businesses
  • Ambitious candidates pursuing high-level leadership positions
  • Jobseekers working on their CVs and employment prospects

Enrol online and get started today, or contact the team at Staff Training Solutions anytime for more information.

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