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Level 6 Construction Site Management (Highways Maintenance and Repair)


Highways, motorways and any road transport link works can be hazardous sites to work on. With more roads than ever being built and high-speed network projects such as HS2 in motion, there is more demand on highways workers than ever. Managing construction sites within this sector is a layered and critical obligation, with a stringent duty of care required to manage multiple teams on a project while considering all parties involved.

This Level 6 Construction Site Management – Highways Maintenance and Repair qualification enables delegates to demonstrate and recognise skills, knowledge and understanding and demonstrate competence in a real workplace environment.

The qualification is designed to prepare people for work in a management capacity in the construction sector.

Course Outline

We assess delegates against performance and knowledge statements derived from National Occupational Standards - the Recommended Qualification Structure for Construction Site Management in Level 6. 

While producing a portfolio of evidence, delegates will show how they have met each unit's performance and knowledge criteria required within the qualification, as directed by their assessor. 

To pass this qualification, delegates must successfully complete and achieve all nineteen Mandatory Units and two Optional units.

Course Outline

Delegates taking this Level 6 NVQ in Construction Site Management – Highways Maintenance and Repair will cover knowledge, skills, and practices in learning management fundamentals for construction.

The course content includes:

Mandatory Units - must achieve all nineteen:

  • Planning the preparation of the site for the project
  • Planning highways maintenance and repair activities
  • Organising, controlling and monitoring supplies of materials
  • Monitoring project activities in the workplace
  • Managing personal development in the workplace
  • Identifying, allocating and planning the deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery
  • Identifying and maintaining communication systems and organisational procedures
  • Evaluating feedback and making recommendations
  • Evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining organisational systems for managing health, safety, welfare and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Establishing, controlling and monitoring workplace environmental factors and sustainability
  • Ensuring that work activities and resources meet project work requirements
  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
  • Controlling project quantities and costs in the workplace
  • Project progress control following approved quality standards
  • controlling project progress following approved programmes
  • Contributing to the identification of a work team in the workplace
  • Allocating work and monitoring people's performance in the workplace

Optional Units - must achieve two of the following:

  • Providing customer services in the construction workplace
  • Planning demolition activities
  • Planning and scheduling the maintenance activities of property, services or systems
  • Planning activities for traditional and heritage buildings and structures
  • Managing the project handover
  • Managing the installation, maintenance, monitoring and removal of temporary works
  • Establishing workplace dimensional control criteria
  • Enabling workplace learning opportunities
On Completion

Upon successfully completing this qualification, delegates will have the skills, knowledge, understanding, and competence to progress to a higher-level qualification in the same or similar occupational area. They can also take employment as a Construction Site Manager.

The construction industry will accept this qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

Finally, as a result of completing the Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management  – Highways Maintenance and Repair, delegates can apply for the CSCS Black Card as long as they perform managerial work on the site. 

Who Should Attend?

Any person or employee who works as a foreman or in a supervisory capacity and needs to obtain a Black CSCS card and a nationally recognised qualification.

Course Duration

Time taken for this course and other Level 6 NVQs depends on delegate experience and circumstances. We advise between 12 and 18 months from induction to complete this Level 6 course.

Why Citrus?

Quality and the customer experience are paramount to us here at Citrus. We passionately provide exemplary service to our clients and produce excellent results from our delegates. As a result, we are the leading UK-based provider of health, safety, and technical training and assessment services to the Built Environment and Utility sectors, proudly working with 85 of the country’s top 100 building services companies to provide courses nationwide.

Take an NVQ with Citrus Training, and delegates are allocated a dedicated Assessor whose role is to communicate with and support delegates throughout their NVQ. They do this through a mixture of face-to-face meetings, online meetings and e-mail communications.

Our assessors are fully qualified and occupationally experienced from construction backgrounds to deliver Supervisory or Management NVQ qualifications within Construction. They travel nationwide to provide the necessary support for Supervisory or Management NVQ qualifications.

Working closely with our in-house support teams, among the largest in the UK, we provide a tailored mix of training, consultancy, and technical services. The result is comprehensive, high-quality training leaving delegates confident to do their job and our business customers satisfied with an excellent customer experience.

Things You Need to Know

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management – Highways Maintenance and Repair qualification is designed to occur in a real workplace environment. This means delegates must be employed to take this qualification.

Before joining the course, delegates must ensure they can gather the necessary evidence to meet all performance requirements set out in the standards.

Once the candidate has completed their NVQ and obtained their CSCS Black Card, their CSCS card is valid for five years. It can be renewed by a Construction Skills Supervisor with a touch screen Health and Safety test, revalidating it for another five years.

A CITB grant from £650 to £793 is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Enquire to learn more about funding options.

Popular FAQ's

CITB-registered companies can claim up to £600 in grants on successful completion of an NVQ.

Some NVQs can be completed as part of our apprenticeship programme, which can offer a fully funded NVQ, subject to eligibility.

We offer NVQ in plant and lifting operations. We also offer supervisory and management NVQs.

Yes, NVQ in plant and lifting operations can lead to a CPCS or NPORS blue card. Level 3-4 supervisory NVQs can lead to a gold supervisors CSCS card and level 5-7 management NVQs can lead to a black manager’s CSCS card.

No, in order to complete an NVQs you must be working in the appropriate role. Evidence must be gathered for the NVQ portfolio, which will not be possible unless you’re are actively doing the relevant job. Once registered for an NVQ, you can apply for a red trainee supervisor’s/manager’s card which will allow you to carry out supervisory/managerial duties on site with s valid CSCS card.

Please contact one of the team. They will send over a quote along with our NVQ sign-up form for you to complete and return for each candidate you want to enrol.

We require a 50% initial payment, which is non-refundable and the remaining 50% is paid on completion.

NVQs can take between 6 to 18 month, depending on the NVQ you take. This can take longer if being completed as part of an apprenticeship. The assessor will arrange visits with you as needed until your portfolio is complete.

Once we have received your signed NVQ contract and initial payment, you will be allocated an assessor who will be in touch with you/your line manager to arrange your initial visit. This initial contact can take up to 6-8 weeks and subsequent visits will be arranged as needed. 

Yes, please contact the team for details of a volume discount. We can also use a classroom delivery model for some NVQs, which can offer even further savings. 

NVQs are a lifetime award, so the certificate will not expire. To renew your CSCS card, you just need to retake the appropriate Health and Safety Touch Screen Test. 

No, an assessor requires access to visit you onsite for the completion of an NVQ.

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