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Advanced Diploma in Construction Management Level 5
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 320 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Construction Management Level 5

Staff Training Solutions is proud to introduce our most advanced Construction Management Diploma to date!  Designed for ambitious candidates looking to take the sector by storm, this fascinating Level 5 Construction Management Course details each key aspect of both the contemporary construction industry and the profession!  Learn how to confidently lead even the most challenging construction projects, taking complete control of site management, workforce management, procurement of materials and more.  Study the art of effective delegation and team leadership, how to maintain quality standards throughout a project and the importance of building strong relationships with vendors.  Enjoy the freedom to study construction management online from any location at a pace that suits you, with full tutor support provided throughout!  Enhance your CV with an endorsed Construction Management Level 5 Diploma and tomorrow is yours for the taking!

Why Study Construction Management?

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Careers in construction management can be challenging and rewarding in equal measures.  Ideal for critical thinkers with natural problem-solving skills, the industry is constantly on the lookout for talented leadership figures.  The construction sector is one of the most diverse and dependable worldwide, with the kind of long-term relevance to exceeds that of almost any other industry.  From minor property refurbishments to more advanced renovations to the most complex and challenging building construction projects, it’s all in a day’s work for the professional construction manager!  Armed with an advanced Level 5 Construction Management Diploma, the lucrative construction career of your dreams could be right at your fingertips!

 

Course Syllabus

This premium distance learning program is available exclusively from Staff Training Solutions, with no deadlines or time-restrictions imposed for maximum convenience.  Course content is delivered over a series of 13 insightful modules, which conclude with online assessments to measure your acquired knowledge:

  • Module 1 - Introduction to the Construction Industry

The course begins with a detailed exploration of the construction industry, which incorporates an examination of the roles and responsibilities of construction management personnel.  Candidates discuss workforce productivity and efficiency, along with key managerial duties such as testing, inspection and delegation of duties.

  • Module 2 - Planning of Construction Projects

Module two brings the initial stages of construction project planning into discussion, along with a complete a breakdown of the project life cycle and its component stages.  Learners study the responsibilities of the construction manager during the initiation phase, the design and planning phase, execution and control phases of a construction project.

  • Module 3 - Cost Estimation in the Construction Industry

Learners are then presented with a series of helpful tools, techniques and resources for producing accurate estimations when planning construction projects.  The importance of accurate budgeting is discussed, along with the functions and mechanics of feasibility studies, and how to handle project budget revisions further down the line.

  • Module 4 - Preliminary Site Investigation for Construction

The complexities of selecting a suitable site for a construction project are examined in the fourth module, which guides candidates through the preliminary investigation process.  Several major topographical considerations are discussed, along with additional selection and evaluation criteria that must be carefully considered.

  • Module 5 - Site Organisation in the Construction Industry

Module five explores the process of setting up and organising a construction site, prior to commencement of the construction project itself.  Subtopics introduced and discussed include material storage, equipment storage, site accommodation, provision of essential utilities, site fencing and boundary options, plant movement and more.

  • Module 6 - Equipment Planning in the Construction Industry

The sixth module turns attention to the evaluation of equipment requirements and planning for procurement.  Candidates learn how to determine exactly what equipment will be required to complete the project successfully, while considering the available financing options to fund equipment rentals and purchases.  

  • Module 7 - Equipment Management in the Construction Industry

Further equipment considerations follow in module seven, which focuses on the management and maintenance of equipment following procurement.  Subtopics discussed include the routine maintenance and servicing of equipment, organising repairs and replacements where necessary, maintaining a spare parts inventory, stock planning and more.

  • Module 8 - Materials Management in the Construction Industry

The management of materials is examined in module eight, which details some of the most common challenges encountered when handling and storing materials.  The duties of the construction manager in materials management are presented and discussed, along with the concept of integrated materials management.

  • Module 9 - Procurement and Storage Management in Construction

A series of effective storage systems and workable storage procedures are introduced in module nine, which also brings the basics of warehousing and inventory management into discussion.  Candidates explore common material purchasing systems, the art of effective material preservation and the objectives of strategic purchasing management.

  • Module 10 - Purchasing and Vendor Management in Construction

Purchasing management is explored at a deeper level in module 10, bringing specialised buying and additional cost considerations into discussion.  Candidates study the learning cycle, process documentation, codification and ISO 9000, along with the value and importance of building strong vendor relationships.

  • Module 11 - Quality Management in Construction

The importance of consistent quality control is outlined and explored in module 11, in which candidates are introduced to the true economic impact of quality control.  Helpful tools and techniques for overseeing quality management (both internally and externally) are discussed, along with steps to create a working culture that prioritises quality.

  • Module 12 - Human Resource Management in the Construction Industry

An introduction to human resource management in the construction industry follows in module 12, guiding candidates through the process of selecting, organising and deploying workers to meet the project’s objectives.  The importance of advanced people-management skills and honed leadership qualities in construction management are also discussed.

  • Module 13 - Legal Implications of Contracts

Bringing the course to a close, module 13 takes a detailed look at contractual law for the construction industry.  Learners are introduced to several different types of contracts and legally binding documents, including insurance documents, purchase orders and subcontracts.  An introduction to arbitration and mediation is also included.

Career Path

Careers in construction management can be uniquely dynamic, opening the door to incredible job opportunities.  Construction managers enjoy the freedom to work in almost any key market worldwide, capitalising on global demand for qualified and capable personnel. It’s simply a case of laying a strong initial foundation - precisely where this Level 5 Construction Management Diploma could help!  Successful construction managers are among the top earners in any contemporary sector, typically starting on around £25,000 at entry-level.

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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 ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) 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 5 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 Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa 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.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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, ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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.

Who should take this course

Whether new to construction management or already working in the field, this Level 5 Construction Management Diploma could transform your career prospects for life!  Staff Training Solutions created this course with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers looking to take the industry by storm
  • Construction workers ready to climb the career ladder
  • Existing supervisors, managers and team leaders
  • Business owners and prospective entrepreneurs
  • Anyone interested in international job opportunities
  • Jobseekers looking to improve their employment prospects

We’ll assign an expert tutor to provide complete support throughout your studies, ensuring you gain maximum value from this course!  Enrol today, or contact a member of the team at Staff Training Solutions for more information!