NVQ Level 6 - Construction Contracting Operations - General

  • Who Attends

    Any person or employee that works in construction and needs to obtain a CSCS Black Card and a nationally recognised qualification in this trade.

  • The Aim


  • Course Content

    Mandatory Units

    • Maintain health, safety and welfare in construction.
    • Manage the performance of teams and individuals in construction.
    • Chair meeting and take decisions in construction.
    • Enhance working relationships in construction.

    Optional Units

    • Plan measured surveys in construction.
    • Ascertain the condition of property in construction.
    • Identify, assess and evaluate project requirements in construction.
    • Develop and agree detailed project designs in construction.
    • Specify and control production documents in construction.
    • Prepare procurement schedules and programmes of works in construction.
    • Implement strategic and integrated supply chain management and sourcing partnerships in construction.
    • Obtain tenders and appoint successful contractors in construction.
    • Evaluate enquiries and submit tenders in construction.
    • Evaluate and confirm work methods and programme.
    • Analyse, monitor and optimise materials, plant and services in construction.
    • Control contract work in construction.
    • Optimise and control contract progress and costs in construction.
    • Prepare and agree contract accounts and claims in constructions.

    The candidate must have previously successfully completed a Manager’s Health and Safety touch screen test within the past two years.

  • Knowledge
  • Methods

    The NVQ will be assessed over approximately six on-site assessments whilst the candidate carries out their day to day work. Evidence will be collected in the form of photographs, methods statements and professional discussions by your dedicated Assessor.

  • Additional Info

    Once the candidate is registered, after the profile and induction visit, they will be able to apply for a one year trade CSCS card extension.

    Once the candidate has completed their NVQ, their card will then last five years but is simply renewed by a Construction Skills Manager touch screen health and safety test and will run for a further five years.

    A CITB grant from £650 to £793 is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board.

  • Dates & Locations