With a market size of £60bn in the UK, Residential Development and Building is a dominant area in our sector. And as housing needs will only ever increase, the need for quality builders and contractors is imperative.
This Level 4 Construction Site Supervision – Residential Development 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 supervisory capacity in the construction sector.
We assess delegates against performance and knowledge statements derived from National Occupational Standards - the Recommended Qualification Structure for Construction Site Supervision in Level 4.
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 fourteen Mandatory Units and one Optional unit.
Delegates taking this Level 4 NVQ in Construction Site Supervision – Residential Development will cover knowledge, skills, and practices in learning supervisory fundamentals for construction.
The course content includes:
Mandatory Units - must achieve all fourteen
- Providing customer services in the construction industry
- Planning work activities and resources to meet project requirements
- Maintaining the dimensional accuracy of work in the workplace
- Maintaining supplies of materials to meet project requirements
- Implementing, maintaining and reviewing systems for health, safety, welfare, wellbeing and environmental protection in the workplace
- Implementing communication systems for the project
- Handing over property
- Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships
- Coordinating work control in the workplace
- Controlling work progress against agreed programmes
- Controlling work against agreed quality standards
- Contributing to the control of work quantities and costs
- Assessing and agreeing work methods in the workplace
- Allocating and monitoring the use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace
Optional Units - must achieve one of the following:
- Supervising pre-installation planning for retrofit works
- Supervising the installation, maintenance, monitoring and removal of temporary works
- Supervising the installation, commissioning and handover of retrofit works
- Supervising activities for traditional and heritage buildings and structures
- Managing personal development in the workplace
- Enabling workplace learning opportunities
- Coordinating preparation for site operations
- Contributing to the identification of a work team
- Allocating work and monitoring people's performance in the workplace
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 enter into supervisory and management positions within the workplace.
The construction industry will accept this qualification on its own as entry to a job role.
Finally, as a result of completing the Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision – Residential Development, delegates can apply for the CSCS Gold Card as long as they perform supervisorial work on the site.
We advise between nine and twelve months from induction to complete most Level 4 NVQs. The duration within this time depends on delegate experience, circumstances, and type of work.
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 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision – Residential Development 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 Gold 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 is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Enquire to learn more about funding options.
CITB registered companies can claim a £1250 grant on successful completion of a Supervisor 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.
Any person or employee who works as a foreman or in a supervisory capacity and needs to obtain a Gold CSCS card and a nationally recognised qualification.
Over 100+ training centres nationwide, with 150+ technical trainers, delivering upwards of 250+ courses to over 40,000+ delegates each year. Thats why we're the UK's trusted training provider.