|Course Level||Level 7|
|Course Duration||400 Hours|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Pay in Instalment||Full Fee £ 440, Deposite £ 128, ( £ 26/month )|
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.
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.
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.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Staff Training Solutions has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 7 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Brentwood open learning college to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
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