Type Level 7 NVQ Diploma Entry Requirements Candidates must be over the age of 19, and already hold a position in Senior Management. Duration No fixed duration.

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Level 7 is equivalent to a master's degree in academic value. The Diploma in Construction Senior Management is ideal for those who are experienced managers in construction and are seeking to further develop their knowledge and obtain further progression opportunities.

Who is the course for?

This NVQ route is aimed at experienced Senior Managers, Directors & Business Owners within the construction industry. The candidate should be in a commercial, strategic role, as the units focus on these key areas.

This qualification is suitable for Senior Project Managers, Project Directors, Senior Commercial Managers & Directors, Senior Site Managers, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Senior Estimators &/or Senior Engineers.

How is it assessed?

All evidence and assessments will be managed by the e-portfolio system - Learning Assistant.

Candidates will be assessed through a number of assessment methods. Evidence will be collated by both the assessor and the candidate through observations, professional discussions, witness testimonies and supporting documentary evidence.

Competence is proved by the assessor observing the candidate demonstrating that they carry out their normal work activities competently to the industry standard whilst complying with current legislation.

The assessor will work with the candidate to confirm that they have met the requirements of the units of the qualification.

The candidate must be assessed in a work environment - workplace evidence of skills can not be simulated.

Assessment methods used

  • Observations
  • Witness Testimonies
  • Professional discussions
  • Site evidence
  • Photographic evidence
  • Evidence of previous learning
  • Knowledge Questions

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be working in a Senior Management role, they will also need to demonstrate they can produce evidence across the standard by completing our initial assessment prior to being accepted on to the programme.

Progression Routes

Please speak with the Management Assessment team for further information on progression.